Weights and condition on the entire yarding of 1533 head reflected the early break to the season, defying the recent cold and wet condition of paddocks.
The anticipation was high and the bidding didn't disappoint at Yarrawonga's Santa Gertrudis bull sale on Thursday, when Scott and Wendy Ferguson, Glenn Oaks stud, Nobby outlaid $150,000 for Yarrawonga Katmandu R236.
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It took two hours for the Thompson family to sell 118 bulls to a $34,221 average and break several records.