2011 Sale Reports

Irelands Youngsters to $14,000

Brett Tindal | The Land | 8 Sept 2011

Irelands Angus stud principal, Corey Ireland, Wagga Wagga,(right) with Elders studstock agent, Graham Winnell, Albury, who bought the top-priced bull for $14,000 on behalf of Dan De Jager, Hidden Valley Angus stud, Naracoorte, SA.


THE Inaugural Spring Angus bull sale for Corey and Prue Ireland, Irelands Angus , Wagga Wagga, played out well with 38 of 39, 16 to 18 month old bulls selling to $14,000 and averaging $3888.

The sale included the draft of calves from the Geramy Angus stud, the Irelands purchased late in 2010, with a sprinkling of his own Spring bulls for sale.

In keeping up with tradition the Irelands offered the first bull for charity, which this year went to Herds of Hope, support the Ronald McDonald House Charities for sick children in rural communities.

The bull, a June 2010 drop son of Merric Rivers New Design T149, with good birth, growth and carcase data was snapped up by repeat client AR and MT Melton, “Pine Vale”, Mangoplah, for $5000.

The bull that stole the show was 846 kilogram, Irelands Freshman F12, sired by the home bred sire Irelands Chatsworth C27, commanding $14,000 from phone bidder Dan Dejager, Hidden Valley Angus stud, Naracoorte, South Australia and bought by new Elders studstock agent Graham Winnell, Albury.

Mr Winnell said the bull was an outcross for Hidden Valley that had a lot of balance, Phenotype and performance with good calving ease.

Kilgowlah Pastoral, “Kilgowlah”, Tarcutta, chased the one and only bull in Irelands Finemore F13, who was also a Chatsworth son, with moderate birth at +5.2 and positive for EMA, RBY and IMF, paying $7500.

CJ Pendergast and Company, Benambra, Victoria, bought two bulls for $6000 and $3000, with the top bull displaying length, thickness and growth as a perfect proven heifer bull at +3.4 for birth weight.

Wantabadgery Pastoral Company, “Wantabadgery Station”, Wagga, set their sights on five bulls at good money, averaging $3100 for the draft, while Sykes Pastoral Company, “Miowera”, Humula, paid to $5500 for Geramy Fine Cut F67, a stylish 698kg bull with growth and carcase in their draft of three averaging $4167.

S and A Forsyth, “Amaroo”, Humula, paid $5500 and $3500 for two bulls, while Alademo Pty Ltd, Tumbarumba, paid $5250 for a Hidden Valley Lookout easing calving bull and T Noonan, Tarcutta, bought two at $3000.

Corey Ireland was very pleased with the result especially with the 20 new clients that the sale attracted.
The sale was conducted by Elders and Landmark with Kevin Norris and Ross Milne as the repestive auctioneers.

Sale Report – March 2011

Irelands Angus sets National Record

Southern Weekly Magazine | 14 March 2011

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Complete, sound and of great quality, were terms used to describe the $15,000 top price bull sold at Irelands Angus’ onproperty sale this month.

The sale also saw the setting of a national record for a pregnant commercial cow.

Hosted by Corey and Prue Ireland of Irelands Angus at “Ivydell” Palmers Road Kyeamba on Wednesday March 2 the sale saw 43 quality bulls offered.

Three hundred commercial cows were also offered with strong bidding on the day with many repeat buyers. D & C Grylls of E. J Angus, Pakenham Victoria have been coming to the Irelands Angus sales for twenty years and were the proud purchasers of the top priced bull.

Mr Ireland said that the bull was very complete, very sound and overall a great quality bull. Mr Ireland was very happy with the sale result and ecstatic that the stud set the National Record for the highest priced pregnancy tested commercial cows that sold for $3050. The average price was $4856