Having handfed his cattle for months and sold down numbers, a two-out-of-two result at the Ekka has eased some of the pain of drought for Pittsworth's Jamie Hollis and partner Mikayla Passmore.
Return buyers from throughout the state and Queensland secured the bulls offered at the Chase family's Waitara Angus stud 13th annual sale on Friday.
Brooklana Emperor brings top one per cent traits to a handy draft of bulls auctioned in dry and windy conditions at Dorrigo on Friday.
Devon Court Herefords and Binara Poll Herefords won the major ribbons in the Hereford ring at Ekka 2019.
Eaglehawk Angus stud at Glen Innes reached a top of $10,000 with an 89pc clearance at its annual bull sale on Thursday.
There were 33 bulls offered with 32 sold at auction, with the last bull believed to be sold shortly after.
The White family's Eastern Plains Angus stud recorded a top of $9000 and a $4431 average on Wednesday at Guyra.