FOR the third consecutive year, the Farm Weekly sponsored the buyers and vendors prizes at last week's Farm Weekly-WALSA WA Supreme Bull Sale that were gratefully received on the day by the lucky winners.
The random draw for the vendors prize took place prior to the commencement of the sale and the announcement of the buyer's prize took place at the conclusion of the sale while the crowd present for the sale looked on in anticipation.
Terry and Sandy Woods, Terraneil Poll Hereford stud, were clearly elated when their names were drawn for the $600 vendors accommodation prize and announced by Farm Weekly's livestock manager, Travis King.
The timing couldn't have been better for Sandy who had just organised three weeks off work from her position at the Beverley Hospital and was clearly looking forward to her stay at the Duxton Hotel.
" I'm just thrilled to bits, the timing was just perfect and we'd like to thank Farm Weekly for the prize, she said."
Bill Leiper, Glenluce Livestock purchased lot 141 Downunder Wizkid, a Charolais bull from Rob and Lesley Millner'sDownunder stud on behalf of Owen Hopkins, Busselton who was happy with both the bull and the $600 buyers cash prize.
While drawing the prizes, Farm Weekly Livestock manager Travis King thanked WALSA for allowing the paper to be the official sponsor and promoter of the event.
"Farm Weekly is very happy to be involved in a sale of the magnitude of the Supreme," he said.
"It is a unique sale in WA, where bulls come from all areas of the state, there is a good cross section of breeds on offer and buyers have plenty of options when making their purchases."