Holsteins sold to $15,000 in the premier auction held in conjunction with Intrnational Dairy Week.
The top-priced Holstein, Linsand Goldwyn Louisville, went for $15500.
Not yet six months old, the impressive young calf was sold to Struan Trading of Jancourt East in the Western District.
Dairy Livestock Services managing director Scott Lord, said 164 prospective buyers had registered for the 2016 Holstein sale last Wednesday evening, the exact same number as registered prospective buyers to the 2015 sale.
A lot of the competition came from NSW, Victoria’s west, and Gippsland.
Other high prices included:
· Lightning Ridge GC Adeen — $10100;
· Mario Park Red Hot Kiwi — $10100;
· Fraserlee Jordan Frosty — $10000;
· Fleyas Doorman Lorel — $7000.
Average price: $5935.29.