Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

CASINO'S CATTLE MARKET BULLISH Saleyards Upgrade to Further Boost Event; All Breeds Sale Attracts Impressive Stock

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

CASINO'S CATTLE MARKET BULLISH Saleyards Upgrade to Further Boost Event; All Breeds Sale Attracts Impressive Stock

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Byline: Susanna Freymark news@northernstar.com.au

RILEY WELLMAN stood composed in his Akubra hat after selling the school bull for $7000 at the All Breeds sale in Casino on Saturday.

The 15-year-old Woodlawn College student had previously taken the prize charolais bull named Valley View Leader to the Royal Easter Show in Sydney.

The 860kg bull so impressed the buyer in Sydney, he travelled to the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange to see him again.

The bull was sold to Challambi Charolais Stud in Victoria.

Top sale on the day went to a Weona Brangus bull that sold for $12,500.

The Leeville bull was bought for stud duties by Brad Saunders from Pheasant Creek Brangus in Wowan in southern Queensland.

Sale committee president Bruce Lyle said the average sale price was $5257.

Mr Lyle's own bull from Lyle Family Angus sold for $10,000, and he was happy with the price.

"You never expect anything," he said.

"It's who turns up on the day. …

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