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Matariki Herefords in Kaikoura again catalogued a large   Otapawa Herefords, Eketahuna, sold a strong catalogue of 32
       quality offering and was rewarded with two bulls selling for   bulls to average $7775. Top price of $20,000 was paid by long-
       $27,000 each. Maungahina Stud, Masterton, took home Lot 1   time supporters Big River Herefords, Hamilton for Otapawa Riptide
       Matariki Justice, a Matariki Holy-Smoke son with high growth   6043 – a high growth and carcass bull containing a pedigree from
       genetics that had been the heaviest bull at all weighings.   some of New Zealand and Australia’s best bulls, Days Calibre,
       Waikaka Stud in Southland followed up shortly afterwards,    Kairuru Flint, Otapawa Spark and Bowen Western Star.
       taking home Matariki Jetson, a deep, high-volume bull used   Glacier Herefords again had a very strong sale on a small
       with the Matariki stud heifers. Close behind the top price at   but select number of bulls, including four stud bulls sold from
       $25,000 was Matariki Joey, another Matariki Holy-Smoke son   the 12 bulls catalogued to achieve one of the highest averages
       bred on a similar cross to Matariki Justice, who sold to Alfriston   in the country at $10,633. Stud bulls sold were three sons of
       Stud, Hanmer Springs. A full catalogue clearance of 56 bulls   Australian sire Yarram Unique – Glacier Rapt 602 to Oatley Hill
       sold to average $9300, with an impressive 21 bulls selling for   stud, Baird Family at $19,000, Glacier Ultra 582 to Pourakino
       more than $10,000 each.                               Downs for $16,000, Glacier Umpire 584 to Malcolm Harvey,
          PGG Wrightson Livestock National National Show and Sale   Tarangire Stud for $11,000, and Glacier Gift 607 – sired by Alton
       Champion Capethorne 1617, consigned by the Chamberlain   Vale Glaze – to a partnership of Pute Herefords, Christchurch,
       family, made $22,000, selling to the coastal Dannevirke-based   and Mawarra Herefords, Australia.
       Kaitoa Stud of Phillip and Lyn Barnett. The bull, sired by Okawa   Bull sales nationwide were generally well up in both average
       Panda and out of a well-performed Silver Benchmark dam,   price and clearances.
       was a standout in the offering, with a great carcass and good   In the north of the North Island, Te Puna and Moana studs
       conformation. The reserve champion bull from the pre-sale   both had near full clearances on strong catalogues of bulls,
       judging, Beechwood Get Started 21, was the next top priced   averaging $4818 and $4987 respectively. In the central North
       bull at the sale, bringing $17,000, to head to his new home at   Island, Kairuru Herefords, Reporoa, sold 25 bulls to average
       the Koanui Stud of the Chesterman family. The eye-catching   $7620, which included three stud bulls. The top price of $13,000
       young sire was also sired by an Okawa-bred sire and out of   was shared by two bulls sold for stud duties – Kairuru Nissan
       a young cow full of Beechwood bloodlines. Other top sales at   160627 to Bryce Heard, Hoko Stud, and Kairuru New Holland
       the National Sale included the deep and well-marked Kairuru   160675 to Maungahina Stud, Masterton. Rock-End Herefords,
       Niceguy  160639  selling  to  regular  national  buyers  Mokairau   Aria, continued to grow on previous sales to sell all 20 bulls
       Herefords, Gisborne, for $11,000, and Will Gibson’s champion   catalogued to average $6480, with a top price of $9200. On the
       led bull, Foulden Hill Mustang, selling to new stud breeders Tui   East Coast the strong sales continued with Wilencote Herefords
       Hills Herefords in Tauranga for $10,000.              selling to a top of $14,500, with an outstanding average of
          Pourakino Downs Syd carried off the top price pure horned   $10,548  on 29 bulls sold. Mokairau Hereford also sold  all
       blood bull for the 2018 season, selling at the Hauroko Valley   bulls catalogued with an average of $6774 and a top price of
       bull sale to the Cromwell-based Locharburn Herefords of   $11,500. Hain Herefords realised an average of $6225 on 24
       Geof and Joyce Brown for $22,000. The top priced bull has a   bulls sold, with a top of $10,500. Further down the East Coast
       pedigree containing some of the most influential horned herds   in the southern Hawke’s Bay/Wairarapa there were a number
       in Australasia, including Mawarra, Glacier and Waikaka. All 12   of good clearances and prices. Glenbrae Herefords sold 20
       bulls catalogued sold to average $7600. Also at the Hauroko   bulls to average $7800 and a top of $13,000, and Ngakouka
       Valley bull sale, Waiau Herefords sold 17 bulls at an average of   Herefords sold 15 bulls to average $5500 and a top of $8000.
       $6250, with a top price of $16,000 paid for Waiau 76 M.A. Work   In Taranaki, Tawanui Herefords of the Downs family had another
       160495 – an extremely high growth rate bull with Australian and   strong sale, building on last year’s results to sell 11 bulls at an
       Canadian genetics in his pedigree.                    average of $6350 and a top price of $10,000 struck twice.

       National Show and Sale Champion Capethorne 1617 sold for   Craigmore Bart 170253 sold for a top price of $20,000 to
       $22,000 to the Kaitoa Stud, Dannevirke.                 Otapawa Hereford Stud.
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