The stands were packed with around 150 repeat and new clients and spectators who turned out to see 137 bulls sell under the hammer at 100pc clearance.
The top price bull was Lot 3, a 23 month old polled son of Gowrie C041, bought for $12000 by long-time Gowrie supporter Lindsay and Gill Russell, Mt Macquarie, Blackall.
Mr Russell was impressed with the overall balance of muscling and temperament in the bull.
The Russell family went on to purchase four bulls averaging of $6875.
The volume buyers were Hacon and Sons, Bunda Bunda, Julia Creek, represented by Ryan Hacon who purchased 19 bulls for an average of $3305.
Mrs Lyn Carmichael, Lochinvar Cattle Co, purchased 13 bulls averaging $4615 while the Hewitt Cattle Australia, Emerald, paid an average of $4227 for 11 bulls.
Gowrie’s longest continued supporter, Mac and Jani Allan and Sons, Erne, Blackall purchased 10 bulls averaging $5450 and the Myors family, Ourimbah, Wanaaring bought two bulls averaging $7250.
Bulls were also sold into herds at Morven, Augathella, Mitchell, Wyandra, Clermont, McKinlay, Cunnamulla, Eulo, Roma, Harrisville, Marlborough, Wanaaring NSW and locally.
Stud principal Noel Mobbs was pleased with the total clearance of the bulls with an average of $4153.00 paid for a 137 bulls offered on the day.
“We were able to prepare these bulls on oats at Mitchell and are confident that they will do an excellent job in the herds they are going to,” he said.