THE annual AgGrow Premier Multi-breed Beef Bull Sale was held in Emerald today, and saw a top of $12,000 and an average of $5378.
A total of 163 bulls were offered, with 127 selling for a gross of $683,000 and a clearance of 78 per cent.
Top priced bull was 4WC M6E (poll), offered by David Whitechurch, 4 Ways Charolais, Inverell, and purchased by Rhett Bonisch, Hillview, Injune.
M6E tipped the tonne on the scales, weighing in at an impressive 1025kg with an EMA of 125cm sq, and a scrotal circumference of 39cm.
He scored a 14 in the P8, a 9 in the rib, and a 75pc semen motility.
Second top priced bull was $10,000 Mountview Moonshine M32E (poll) who was offered by Mountview Cattle Co, Cambooya, and purchased by Bettafield Charolais and Charbray, Gindie.
Moonshine, a 975kg milk tooth 22-month-old calf recorded an EMA of 147cm sq, and a scrotal circumference of 37cm.
The multi-breed sale also offered Angus, Red Angus, Charbray, Simmental, Murray Grey, and Gelbviehs.
The Angus line offered 55 bulls to sell 45 for a clearance of 82pc, top of $8000, and average of $2933.
The Red Angus offered 14 bulls to sell eight for a clearance of 57pc, top of $6000, and average of $4250.
Charolais saw 44 offered to sell 32 for a clearance of 73pc, top of $12,000, and average of $5750.
Charbrays saw nine offered to sell eight for an 98pc clearance, dual top of $7500, and average of $5375.
Simmentals were the only breed to record a 100pc clearance, with 30 of 30 offered selling for a top of $8500 and average of $6150.
A small showing of seven Murray Greys saw only two sell for a clearance of 29pc, topping at $5000 for an average of $4250.
The Gelbviehs also saw a small showing, with two of four offered selling for a 50pc clearance, top of $3500, and average of $3500.