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Lot 9  Lotus Quarterback Q113  

2021 Results

22nd July 2021 

Another year of Covid !

Thank you to all registered bidders in attendance and online.

Results as follows;

44 Offered

  100% clearance

Top Price  $24000.00 

Lot 9 Lotus Quarterback

Average $ 9113.00

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Lot 6 Lotus Q0031


2020 Results

23rd July 2020 -  The "Covid-19" year.

A challenging year to say the least. 2020 was our entry into online selling, something we'd planned but bought forward due to Covid-19.

Thank you to all registered bidders in attendance and online and those who viewed the sale online.

Results as follows;

32 offered, 100% clearance

Top Price  $20000.00 

Lot 3 Lotus Packer

Average $10156.00 

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2019 Results

Thank you to purchaseres, underbidders & all who attended our 2019 sale. 

A tough year for so many.

Offered 36, sold 24 @ auction, further 4 post sale.

> Top $17000.00 

Lot 4 L. Not Negotiable to Glendan Park Herefords, Vic

> 3 bulls to stud duties -

Glendan Park, Andtavern & Jindalee Hereford Studs. The rest into high quality commercial production herds.

Average: $ 6173.00.

We hope all experience greatly improved seasonal conditions in the coming months ahead.

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Lot 4 Lotus Not Negotiable

Shad Bailey (CSC), Ace Holliss, David Collins, Leanne & Steve Collins

with top priced bull Lotus Marshall.

2018 Results

Thank you to purchasers & underbidders.

26th July 2018

>45/45 sold, 100% clearance

> Top Price Lot 5, $26000.00 to Glendan Park & Glenwarrah Hereford Studs

> Average $7600.00

* Have a look at our sale wrap video >>>>

Tony Holliss, John Galwey & Shad Bailey (CSC) 

2017 Results

27th July 2017

A even, well muscled line of 40 bulls were offered with a 100% clearance to average $8807.00.  A strong start to the sale was further cemented with Lot 3 Lotus Legion selling to Ben Monie of Thornleigh Herefords for $14000.00.

Top price was Lot 6 Lotus L0012 (HPR) selling to J & L Galwey of Stuarts Creek, Roma Qld for $16000.00.  L0012 was the heaviest bull in the draft with impressive EBV's.  Stud interest was evident with 10 studs registering but top end commercial beef producers were not going to be out done.  Repeat buyers B & M Thompson took home 3 bulls, La Palma Grazing 6 bulls, Townview P/L, R Maloney, Aveliem P/L, R & B Frazer, Kingsgate Station 2 bulls each.  Bulls went to Vic, Qld and southern & northern NSW.

"The draft of bulls were even, showed plenty of muscle and depth.  There was meat from start to finish.  We are naturally pleased with this years sale results and the feedback from people about the eveness of the bulls.

Agents for the Sale were Colin Say & Co, Glen Innes and Mike Wilson Stud Stock, Armidale.  Auctioneer Shad Bailey from Colin Say & Co controlling the bidding.

The Holliss family thank all who attended, purchasers and underbidders.

> Average $8807.00

> Top Price, Lot 6 Lotus L0012 (HPR) $16000.00

Shad Bailey (CSC), Celia Mackay (Yonga P/L) & Ace Holliss with

top priced bull.

2016 Results

28th July 2016

A Glorious winter’s day welcomed a large buying crowd at this year’s 25th Annual Lotus Hereford Bull Sale, held on property ‘Old Farm’ Pinkett, Thursday 28th July. Bidding reached a top of $16,000, with bulls going to NSW, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. All 38 bulls on offer sold to achieve an outstanding average of $7223, this being a record for the stud. Bidding stayed strong from the opening lot with 19 bulls selling for $7000 or more. The balance of the bulls sold between $4000 - $6500, so all budgets were well catered for. Top price bull was purchased by Celia Mackay on behalf of Yonga P/ltd, Wandoan Qld. First time purchasers at Lotus, the bull is destined for their newly purchased property, ‘Echo’ Deepwater. Lotus K0016, a son of Glenwarrah C021, weighed in at 896kg, and was in the top 10% or better for all EBV growth traits. Celia purchased 2 bulls in total averaging $11,500. Stud interest was evident in the Lotus Bulls with a total of 8 studs registered from across the 3 eastern states, but it was the commercial buyers who prevailed. One of which was repeat and volume buyer on the day Avilem p/ltd, the Jefferies family ‘Isla’ Tenterfield, purchasing 4 bulls to an average of $7125. The 2nd top price bull was purchased by David Phelan, Yarram Victoria for $13,000. A son of Karoonda Northerly and out of a Talbalba Valuer female, Lotus Kinchela K31 weighed 940kg and had an EMA of 140cm. Bidders on the day ranged from 4 states and were made up of repeat buyers along with a many 1st time visitors to the stud. 60% of the bulls went to repeat clients of the Lotus stud with 8 bulls heading out of NSW. A pre-sale inspection lured 1ST time vendors Granite Flat Pastoral, Mitta Mitta Victoria, to invest in some Lotus genetics. Purchasing through Agents Corcoran & Parker Wodonga, Granite Flats purchased 2 bulls to a top of $9,000. Long-time supporter of the stud Steven Newberry liked what he saw and purchased 2 bulls averaging $10,000 along with another purchase for the estate of AA & EJ Newberry for $6,000.  The Holliss family thank successful purchasers, underbidders and all who attended their 25th sale.  The sale was conducted by Colin Say & Co. and Mike Wilson Studstock & Bloodstock, with Shad Bailey of Colin Say & Co. controlling the bids.

Top Price $16000.00

Average   $7223.00

Lot 10, off to South Australia


Shad Bailey (CSC), Cameron & Tony Holliss, Phillip Duddy with Lot 12.


24th Jul 2015

A good crowd in attendance for our 24th sale. A clearance of 34 out of 35 bulls, achieved a top price of $8000 to average $4700.

Top price Lot 12 Lotus J0037 by Talbalba Wagon impressed Phil Duddy with his 942kg and EMA of 137cm.

D Atkinson, K & B Cheers, R Maloney, R Browning & L Taylor were all volume purchasers on the day.

 Buyers came from Qld, Victoria and across NSW with approximately 70% return clients.

We would like to thank purchasers, underbidders and all those who attended on the day.

Top $8000.00  Lot 12

Average $ 4700.00