THE state’s Angus stud breeders have pocketed $8.77 million in an extraordinary run of bull sales.
Of the 853 bulls offered in 14 on-property sales plus one online auction, 810 sold for a $10,821 average, with a more than 50 per cent rise in gross on 2020.
Last year, 768 of 814 bulls averaged $7341.
Every stud posted their best average, but it was Glatz’s Black Angus stud, Avenue Range, that achieved the top result. In a total clearance, their 59 bulls topped at $20,000 and averaged a magical $13,661.
The $85,000 record price for a SA Angus bull – set by Nampara stud, Lucindale, back in 2016 – remained unbroken, but the stud’s sale-topper did made the…