* Total liquidation of 18 bulls at $27,000, average $10,280
* Total liquidation of 19 females at $30,000, average $14,895
*Total clearance of six packs of embryos at $2,700
Black Diamond Speckle Parks welcomed new and returning customers to its second annual sale on Saturday in what was the first auction on the stud property.
The most expensive bull was Black Diamond P214 Russian Roulette R730 $27,000 which was sold to Nutrien Ballarat client Vic through agent Paul Constable.
He was sold in full possession and a half share of semen was kept by Haras de Macorna.
The second most expensive bull was Black Diamond 1D Rock Solid R866 which was bought by Ivery Downs Cattle Co, Colinton, Qld, for $18,000.
Rock Solid recorded estimated breeding values in the upper 25% or more for eye muscle area, rib and rump fat.
Among women, Black Diamond M34 Remix R1070 won the most expensive women’s title.
R1070 was obtained by Nutrien Stud Stock agent Peter Godbolt for Celamba Speckle Park, Deepwater for $30,000.
She was the daughter of the third most expensive lot, Black Diamond 9C Pho-Finish P325, which tumbled for $22,000 at Elite Livestock Auctions in Deepwater.
The second highest rated female was Black Diamond J55 Paisley P223 which was secured by Crown Speckle Park, Upper Lurg, Vic, for $23,000.