2017 SALE - FRIDAY 8 SEPTEMBER
Ascot Neimen Brafords host Australia's premier single operation Braford bull sale each September on their property near Banana in Central Queensland.
Call anytime for an inspection prior to the sale.
In late August the Galloways will host a 'Bull Walk' to give prospective buyers, interested cattlemen and locals a chance to inspect this year's draft. Date to be advised.
Graham and Jill Galloway of 'Ascot' and Dan and Philippa Galloway of 'Glenlea' run this family operation focused on breeding top quality polled Brafords.
See the Sales page for previous year's catalogues and brochures.
STILL NEED A BULL - PADDOCK BULL ON OFFER BEFORE SEPTEMBER
There are others up the paddock available if this Boyd bull doesn't suit.
Call Jill today for more information 07 4995 7101.
Lot 8129738 - Ascot 1844 (H), 32mths, by Little Valley Boyd weighing 714kgs.
2016 SALE RESULTS - REPEAT BUYERS BOOST AVERAGE
Ascot Neimen Brafords recorded its highest sale average of $6671 in 2016. The first five registered polled bulls averaged an impressive $11500 and topped at $14000 and all went to repeat buyers. Stand out sire Little Valley Boyd had six bulls go under the hammer to average $11833.
Sale topper at $15500, Ascot Forbes 1808 by Neimen XPO, was bought by interstate breeders from Gulargambone, Helen and Wally Hunt, who were on the market for a good polled bull. Lot 1, Neimen Flip, with an EMA of 143, was purchased by Brian and Trinket Anderson ‘Glenovan’ Theodore for $14000. Phone bidders, the Webster family from Goomboorian, secured Ascot Falcon by Little Valley Boyd for $13000.
The strongest support came from the Muller family ‘Orchid Vale’ Rolleston who purchased four bulls to average $10875, including front runners Neimen Frank by Linlora Ben and Neimen Guy by Little Valley Boyd. Tigrigie Cattle Co ‘Moorabinda’ Taroom bought two bulls for $12000 each, then Malcolm and Sandra Kenny ‘Abernethy’ Gayndah bought one at the same price.
Banana Station, the Kirkwood family from Monto and the Robson family from Morven all invested $9000 on their bulls.
The Galloway family welcomed new buyers Turners from Lowmead and Peter Ashman from Winton. Northern buyers included Broadford Pastoral from Hughenden and Murrays from Richmond. Our thanks to Wayne and Julie Clark Rolleston, Dawson family Rosedale, John and Deb Graving and the Wyatte family Biloela, Russell and Donna Kenny Gayndah, Stuart Olsson Theodore, Stephenson family Moura, Wybalena Rolleston and family support from Galloway Pastoral Monto and Galloways ‘Barrain’ Blackwater.