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Agricultural

3 October, 2021

Stud record

Cooinda Border Leicesters has had a ‘stud record’ sale at their fourth annual auction last week. Two rams were sold for $6200, more than double their previous record price, with the average price at $4308.

By Emily Middleton

“Both of those high priced rams went to other border leicester studs,” said stud co-owner, Cherie Pagan.

The auction was able to take place under an exemption made for livestock sales.

A total of three rams were sold to other studs, which Cooinda were more than pleased with.

“It was unexpected but very good.”

Lot six was sold to Campbell Roweth for $6200. Mr Roweth has a border leicester stud and originally saw the ram at the Dubbo show this year.

“He kept in touch and inquired about him. He’s a really good ram, so I was glad to see him go to another stud,” said Mrs Pagan.

All 61 rams were sold on the day, making the auction “unbelievably successful.”


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