2014 Sale Results
Fred & Anne Starr (Foxforth Herefords) like what they saw at the 23rd Annual Lotus sale securing the $10,000 top priced bull.
Lotus Harvard (Lot 3) by Cootharaba Parsons weighted 1020kg with a EMA of 130sq/cm. Purchased for his carcass attributes and excellent skin & hair type and sire appeal, Harvard also brings an outcross of genetics for the Starr Family.
A large crowd was on hand to witness the 35 bulls on offer with many being repeat buyers along with some new faces.
24 bulls sold to average $4152. The excellent temperament, great constitution & excellent skin & hair type flowed all the way through the catalalogue. First time sons of Cootharaba Parsons ($4900 Avg) & Curracabark Equator ($4100 Avg) were well received and really put their stamp in the catalogue.
Lotus Hayden ( Lot 8 ), son of Equator and ½ brother to Lotus freight Train is also off to stud duties being purchased by Chris Lisle, Tummell Hereford Stud. The 1st Equator son to be sold Hayden weighed 836 kg and not yet 2 years old had an EMA OF 128.
Long time supporters of the Stud Alt Bros P/Co. of Dundee secured Lotus Houdini for $5500, SC Newberry Lotus Houston for $5500, whilst repeat buyers in Kingsgate Station, Watters Discretional Trust, Rob Maloney & Piperange P/ltd all secured 2 bulls each.
An exciting draft of bulls for next year, including 1st time sons of Talabalba Zeal & Zillmere are something to lookout for in 2015.
We would like to thank purchasers, underbidders and all who attended on sale day for their support in what is a tough season.