In what is thought to be a new world record price for a Speckle Park bull, the Humphries family today sold Wattlegrove Paperboy to a $68,000 top price at their on-property sale.
All 26 bulls sold to average $14,307, all 30 female lots sold to a top of $31,000 to average $14,033, all 24 embryos sold to a top of $3750 each for the top lot of three embryos to average $2150, and all four lots of 5 semen straws offered were sold to a top of $500, twice, to average $450/straw.
Overall, the sale averaged $8536.
The sale topper, which sold to Stephen Ariss, Temple Mount Farm, Woodend, Victoria, through Elders stud stock agent Lincoln McKinlay, was a September 2018-drop bull, weighing 880 kilograms.
The Codiak Putnam son exceeded the previous top…