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2013 RSVP Online Semen Sale
Saturday 15th June saw the 4th Annual RSVP Online Droughtmaster Semen Sale again produce some outstanding results.
Arguably the greatest offering of Droughtmaster Sires ever assembled attracted registered bidders from both QLD and NSW.
2 sires held the billing for top price with Talgai Impact offered by Calioran Droughtmasters making the top money of $315/straw
selling to Rod Doyle, Sunny Springs Droughtmasters, Willowbank through Elders Toowoomba agent Andrew Meara.
Sunny Springs also selected 2 packages in Calioran Geronimo at $65/straw and 1 each in Angle Zed Commandante ($70),
Calioran Reynold($100), Wundaburra Juggernaut($40) and a package in Minlacowie Cairo. The other package to also
make the $315 mark was Glenlands Parker offered by Jembrae Droughtmasters and selling to Lachlan & Kate McMaster,
Elkay 2 Droughtmasters, Bungunya. A single package in Bryvonlea’s new sire of the moment, Vale View Ripper
attracted a winning bid of $285/straw from Kevin Hooker acting on behalf of River Junction Droughtmasters.
River Junction signed off on 3 packages including Glenlands D Jet Set at $145/straw and a package in Vale View Slasher.
Packages in Calioran’s Main Sire, Glenlands Millenium sold strongly with Mark Maher, Rathluba Droughtmasters fending off strong competition to
secure all 4 packages for $280, $275, $185 and $185. Breed legend Swan 609 attracted spirited bidding to reach $280/straw before being knocked
down to Brett Weick, Barwonga Farm Droughtmasters, Piallaway, NSW, bidding through Elders Toowoomba. Barwonga Farm signed off on
6 packages in total including both lots of Fairhaven 99/5, both lots of Swan Forest Gump and the package of Swan 84.
Rondel Kenzie was a solid performer selling for $270/straw to Ross Kinbacher, Garthowen Droughtmasters, Biggenden.
Garthowen also invested in Glenlands Parker for $175/straw. Rondel Kenzie also attracted $260/straw to sale hosts RSVP Droughtmasters, Windera,
looking to re-invest in quality genetics. Wingfield Boris was again a solid performer with 2 packages realizing $160 and $155/straw with
both being snapped up by David & Elizabeth Spring, Kiverton Droughtmasters, Harlin. Kiverton also invested in Glenlands Overlord at $75/straw and a package in Talgai Chico.
Volume Purchasers under pinning the strong result were Ridgie Didge Droughtmasters with 9 packages and Nindethana Droughtmasters signing off on 7.
Saturday 15th June 2013
12 noon aest - Block 1 (Lots 1 to 60)
1pm aest - Block 2 (Lots 61 to 120)
Angle Zed Commandante
Lot 51 – 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 111 – 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Minlacowie Freemason 3725 Dam: Durack Eaa 349
Commo is a very exciting young home grown sire. His length combined with excellent muscle pattern and
unmatched doing ability make him a real sire of the future. His first sale son reached $17,000 and he has
some promising young bulls coming though for the next few sale seasons. His heifers are exceptional and
show tidy underlines and good udder structure.
Barwonga Farm 30
Lot 34 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 94 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Billabong Julius Ceasar Dam: Minlacowie Bettina 4280
Purchased for $30,000 at the 2009 DN Sale. A polled Julius Caesar son out of a strongly bred Minlacowie
female who most unfortunately met with an injury in the off season and had to be put down.
He was a very smooth long upstanding bull who bred true to his type. We are able to continue to use his
genetics through artificial technologies.
Billabong 337 (Mate)
Lot 58 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 95 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Glenlands 582 Dam: Billabong Prunella
A beautifully quite very early maturing bull, ‘337’ has been the sire of some of our most successful show
females(Billabong Flir, Billabong Gypsy ,Billabong Halycon) he throws an excellent coat and colour on his
progeny. Luckily we can still benefit from his line in the use of our AI programme.
Lot 14 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 74 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Billabong Storm Boy Dam: Billabong Cloud
A consistently solid performing sire of both outstanding bulls and females. We have found his cows to be
medium framed, perfect uddered fertile dams. We have used sons and grandsons of Godfreys in our herd
and you can always see his stamp on his decscendants. His bulls always display his excellent polled head,
even muscled carcase.
His sons have sold to a top of $25,000, grandsons have sold for a top of $100,000 (Minlacowie Lexington) .
We have sold nearly 50 of his sons through the sale ring to average $7617.Godfrey although the ‘elder
statesman’ of our herd now spends his days in retirement.
Lot 17 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Kapalee Goldfinger Dam: Billabong Gemma
Billabong Jackson is a long, fleshy bull with an exceptionally quiet temperament. His progeny have
impressive show and sale records. Among the most exciting successes was the sale of Bryvonlea Elisha, to
the Atkinson Family for $55,000.00, the 2nd highest sale price at the 2005 Rockhampton National Bull
Sale, winning the Reserve Senior Bull at Beef 2006 and the Supreme Droughtmaster Exhibit at the
Gympie Feature Show. Seventeen of Billabong Jackson's sons, sold at the Rocky National Sales, have
averaged $10,970.00. Overall 63 bulls have been sold to average $6750.00. Many of his daughters have
been retained in the stud while those sold have topped at $7000.00. He passed away in 2011 and is sadly
Lot 38 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 39 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 97 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 98 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Kapalee Goldfinger Dam: Billabong B/5 44
Ketchup was purchased for $17,000 and is the highest priced Kapalee Goldfinger son sold to date by
Billabong. Ketchup's progeny are noted for their frame, length of body, tidy underline, loose skin and
fleshing. Ketchup's sire Kapalee Goldfinger was the Top Priced Bull at the 1998 National Bull Sale,
Gracemere when he was purchased by Billabong.
Lot 60 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Trafalgar Palestine Dam: Billabong 2239
Purchased from the Billabong Stud in 2008 for $15000 the 2nd top priced sire of the sale with a
tremendous combination of breed quality and character complementing his optimum beef and carcase
attributes (EMA 116, FAT 12/11) an excellent weight for age (873 kgs @ 24 mths) a tidy underline with a
scrotal circumference of 38cm. His sire produced the $11,000 top price heifer of the 2008 Female Focus
Sale and his dam's first calf, Patriot, sold in 2007 for $11000. 2012 saw a strong line up of Riley's male
progeny auctioned at the Feb All Breeds Bull Sale with Bryvonlea Lockyer, topping our draft at $6500,
selling to Redskin Droughtmasters. Heifers by Billabong Riley topped the 2012 National Droughtmaster
Female Sale reaching $5750. 7 Sons of Riley sold to a top $15000 twice and an average of $7142.00 at
the 2012 Droughtmaster National Bull Sale. Heifers are sold at RSVP Female Sale, Central Qld Female
Sale and The Cream of the Crop Female Sale.
Lot 7 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 67 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Billabong Nevada Dam: Billabong 1351
Seclected for his growth and body type Rockafellar spent 2 seasons on the show circuit and collecting a
number of broadribbons including Reserve Senior Champion at Beef 2009.We then put him to work in our
stud herd at Billabong where he is currently.Rockafellar is a long thick well muscled bull. His first drop of
calves are impressing with there thickness and excellent coat types as well as polled heads and excellent
Billabong Son In Law
Lot 53 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 113 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Billabong Landmark Dam: Billabong 586
Son In Law was purchased for $15,000 at the 2009 Billabong Annual Sale and is the highest selling
Billabong Landmark son sold to date. With a combination of Sire appeal, smooth polled head, clean sheath
and excellent muscle pattern, Son In Law is sure to have a big impact on our herd. Son In Law weighs in at
818kg @ 24mths (Milk Tooth).
Billabong Southern Comfort
Lot 10 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 70 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Billabong Nevada Dam: Billabong Marita
By one of our most consistent sire line in Billabong Nevada,Southern Comfort is a very strong darker red
coated sire,long,thick and tidy he is now in his second season as a sire in our stud herd . We have been
extremely pleased with the high quality and consistency his calves are showing.
Lot 4 – 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 5 – 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 64 – 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 65 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Swan Horsham Dam: Calioran Brandy
Our RNA Reserve Senior Champion of 2010 has now has taken up duties within our herd.
Sired by the breed legend, Swan Horsham and from one of our important young donors, Brandy. Brandy has
produced 14 offspring thus far including seven active females.
His pedigree contains the recent high profile breed leaders in Jill, Mission II, the $60,000 Talgai Impact
and the Swan greats, Eagan, Beefmark, Tropical and Everlasting to mention a few.
Lot 16 – 10 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 76 – 10 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Talgai Impact 951 Dam: Calioran 51
Through his donor dam's pedigree (Billabong Hector and Billabong Godfrey), Gilbert offers us a degree of
outcross material.Calioran 51 has already produced an array of calves and we retain two females.
Gilbert's siblings include Medwin (Kapalee Stud), Fergus (Barfield Station), Flynn (Eden Pastoral Co),
Juliana (Creevey family) and Farrell (Ridgewood Stud). We retain a sister sibling in Lucinda and another,
Ramona (Broderic) is catalogue for the 2011 'Cream Of The Crop' Sale at Coolabunia.
Lot 21 – 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 22 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 81 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Talgai Impact 951 Dam: Calioran 98/117
A $38,000 purchase at the 2007 National Sale he was selected for his breeding lines offering further
strong genetic diversity to our Stud heard. He has a lot of thickness, strong muscling, excellent
character, a wonderful temperament and great fertility. His progeny are early maturing very fleshy types.
Reynold is the sire of Australian 2010 top priced selling Bull ‘ Billabong Toshi’ who was purchased jointly by
The Salter Family, Glenfosslyn Droughtmaster Stud and the Vievers Family,Talgai Droughtmaster Stud.
Lot 43 – 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 44 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 102 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 103 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Miloom Impulse Dam: Cungelella Brandy
Lot 12 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 72 – 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Wingfield Gilligan Dam: Fairhaven 1158
A wonderfully successful and consistent sire for us since we purchased him for $21,000. He gets beefy,
quiet, good constitution progeny with excellent length.We have kept a large number of his daughters in our
stud herds and they continue to breed quality calves with desireable traits. We have sold 73 sons though
the sale ring to average $7,465 as well as selling 20 heifers though the sale ring to average $4,875.Sadly
we now have to rely on our AI program to see any future progeny from this stand out sire.
Glenlands D Jet Set
Lot 36 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan Horsham Dam: Swan Fame
Son of the great Swan Horsham he is a well muscled bull with great length and bone. He had an impressive
EMA of 136 at the age of 20 months. He is a very well natured bull. 9 Sons have sold at Rockhampton
National to average $5666.00 topping at $11000. Bryvonlea Jupiter son of Jet Set topped the 2010
Droughtmaster section of the Feb All Breeds Sale selling to the Dahl Family for $6000 on a difficult
market. Overall sales 35 sons to date have averaged $5015.00.
Sire of the Grand Champion Droughtmaster Female at the 2010 Brisbane EKKA, Bryvonlea Princess Mary,
his female progeny have won many broad ribbons and topped the Cream of the Crop Female Sale at $6000
. He is pictured here at just over seven yrs in working condition
Glenlands D Look A Like
Lot 50 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 110 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Clonlara 02213 Dam: Glenlands 04/35
Purchased at Glenlands 2008 sale. He was purchased for his top line, bone and correctness.
He is a total genetic out cross to our females.
The first progeny sold by Lookalike averaged $9,100 in 2011.
Lot 2 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 3 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 62 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 63 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Glenlands Hatch Dam: Glenlands 2527
Our $45,000 purchase at the 2009 Glenlands Sale where he weighed 960kg at 31-months with fat depth
scans of 10/8mm and an EMA of 130cm sq.Sired by the highly successful Glenlands Hatch, Millenium was
the Grand and senior champion of Beef 2009 and the reserve senior champion at the Marlborough Show in
the same year. His first calves are impressive and are of an even line.
Lot 32 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Glenlands D Johnstone Dam: Glenlands 4113
Overlord was purchased in 2011 for $17,000. His first drop of calves shows tremendous thickness,
structural correctness and good temperament. He first calf born is in the Ama-Lili show team (Ama-Lili
Opal May) and is being shown by Stephanie Rose aged 11. His female calves have tremendous udder
development and sons have the thickness and top lines we expected when we purchased this outstanding
sire. See website www.lilivaledroughtmasters.com for more photos of progeny.
Lot 9 - 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 93 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Glenlands 08/774 Dam: Glenlands 7156
Purchased at the 2012 Glenlands Sale for $40,000, Parker has exceptional Sire appeal.
We were impressed with his strong scurred head, excellent bone and good straight top line.
This flowed right through to his performance figures of 28mths, 909kg, 11/7/130 and scrotal of 42.5 cm.
His is another tidy sheathed and cleaned naveled Sire we will be adding to our Stud herd.
Parker’s pedigree speaks for itself, with links to exceptional Sires and Dams.
Lot 45 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 46 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 104 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 105 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 106 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan Merlin Dam: Ivanhoe Calypso
Force is a rich red bull, strong in Swan bloodlines. Force has sired broad ribbon and Interbreed Champions
including 2012 Brisbane Royal Grand Champion Droughtmaster bull Sylvan Springs Escapade and Rsvp Envy,
Supreme Exhibit 2011 Gatton Futurity and Junior Champion Female at Roma Feature Show 2011. Force
produces progeny with excellent muscling and females with excellent udders. Sons have sold at auction to
$18,000 and daughters to $14,000 at the 2013 National Female Sale, Gympie.
Lot 33 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Glenlands D LookaLike Dam: Cedardale Intrique 16th
An exceptional son of Glenlands D Lookalike. We have retained Fiesta in our stud as we believe he has
great potential to produce the modern style and beef focused progeny.He has outstanding hip to pin and
rib length. He is also square from pin bones to shoulder, which flows right through to his exceptional weight
for age.This mighty young Sire has terrific bone and a tidy sheath. He is has an all round Sire appeal.
Fiesta is scurred. He is an extremely proud Sire.Fiesta’s mother has produced top stud calves each year,
with all bulls being sold and females retained in our stud.Fiesta has won broad ribbons at numerous shows,
but by far his most successful win in his short show career was Junior Champion Bull, Beef 2012.
Lot 8 - 5 straws + 5 registrations
Lot 68 - 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Glenlands 1765 Dam: Wingfield Goldie 2
sire in our herd until his death in 2005. Noted for always looking in good condition, Goldfingers daughters
are consistent producers of very good quality calves. His progeny have sold to a top of $23,000(record
priced unjoined Droughtmaster female, Billabong Paris) and his grandsons have sold to a top of
$55,000(Bryvonlea Elisha). His line continues contributing to our herd through Billabong Jack-of-
Clubs,Billabong Nevada,Billabong Rockafella and Billabong Southern Comfort.
Lot 31 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Minlacowie Yellow Wood Dam: Minlacowie Romance 2541
Cairo’s son’s have sold at auction to $20,000, Minlacowie Hunter selling to one of NSW leading studs
“Cedardale” Casino. He also sired retained Sire Minlacowie Hamilton 2004 Brisbane Grand Champion
Droughtmaster Bull. Hamilton Daughters are some of our best milk producing mothers in the Studs. Cairo
has produced many exceptional females retained in our studs including Minlacowie Imogen 4427 Dam of
$100,000 Minlacowie Lexington. He was a very big active bull with an exceptional polled head and broad
muzzle which he left on all of his progeny. He had very good bone and muscle and a long strong top line.
Lot 40 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 99 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Minlacowie Iker Dam: Minlacowie Tanya 4588
Purchased at the 2010 DN sale for $35,000, Nasrullah is as long as any bull to ever walk the paddock and
at around 1200kg he is thick as well. His first crop of weaners are impressive and show all of the traits of
their sire. He really stamps his progeny with a good broad muzzle and hooded eye.
Lot 37 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 96 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Greenacres Juilien Dam: Wingfield Tivoli 2nd
A Champion show bull Tyson was purchased in 1992 for $11,000 at the National Droughtmaster Sale.
A consistent breeder of clean tidy sheathed bulls and very comrrect compact females.
Rocky View 714
Lot 19 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 79 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Minlacowie Freeman 3702 Dam: Rocky View April
Rocky View 714 was purchased as a used sire. His progeny have grown out to be tremendous thick loose
skinned cattle. One of his bulls is in the Amavale show team (Amavale Bomber). Rocky View 714’s first
sons here sell at the DN Sale 2013 with some exceptional Bulls on offer, to date his bulls have topped at
$10,000 and his females at $5,400. Females display outstanding udder development and softness. See
Lot 1 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 61 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Mungalalla Million Dam: Rondel 738
Purchased for $67,500 in the 2008 DN sale, As the result of an infection, Kenzie didn’t get the chance to
make his mark on the Droughtmaster breed. Only a handful of straws exist and this will be the only chance
for breeders to utilize such a powerful bull in their breeding program. Unlimited registrations should give
the purchaser an excellent chance to multiply these genetics through IVF or ET programs. Don’t miss this
Lot 56 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 116 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Billabong Jackpot Dam: Rondel 506
KORAGEOUS ‘Captain’; calved March 2006 was purchased at the 2008 DN Sale.Sired by Billabong
Jackpot out of Rondel 506 who goes back to Minlacowie Moses.Captain was purchased for his tremendous
scale, depth of flank and temperament. We were chasing a bit more leg within our herd and Captains
calves are showing this great attribute as well as tremendous muscle pattern, thickness and good sirey
heads.4 bulls sold at the 2011 National Bull Sale to avg $ 10,875, topping at $20,000.
3 ‘unjoined’ females sold at the 2011 National Female Sale to avg $3416, @ 16 mths of age; VV Tigger
topped that sale selling for $5250.
@ 30mths, Captain weighed 966kg with a scrotal circum of 40cm. Scans: 10/8. EMA: 122cm2
Southern Cross Wundaburra
Lot 28 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 120 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Southern Cross Quadrille Dam: Southern Cross Charm Star
Lot 49 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 109 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire:Huntly Earthquake Dam: Strathfield Pacific 20
Xplode was bought for $20,000 in 2008 and he has produced wonderful progeny (100% polled). His
heifers are breeding us beautiful calves and have tremendous milking ability. His bulls have topped at
$9000 and females at $4100. Very potent sire registering over 100 calves in the first 2 ½ years of
service, as well as about 30 commercial progeny. See website www.amavale.com for some photos of
Lot 41 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 100 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 101 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan Muscles Dam: Swan 747
Lot 6 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Swan Beaver Dam: Wallace Vale 669
Swan 84 (Gold)
Lot 66 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Swan Gene Wisdom Dam: Swan 20
Lot 13 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 73 - 5 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Swan Beefmark Dam: Swan 610
Swan Eagle Hawk
Lot 30 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 90 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 91 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan Gene Wisdom Dam: Swan 560
Swan Forest Gump
Lot 26 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 27 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 86 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 87 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan 609 Dam: Swan 1034
Lot 15 - 10 straws + unlimited registrations
Lot 75 - 10 straws + unlimited registrations
Sire: Crusader Mission 2 Dam: Swan S5
Our $40,000 foundation sire purchased at the final Cungelella Swan Sale in 2000.
His show career included the reserve senior champion bull at Beef 2000 and on sale day at 32-months he
weighed 970kg with an EMA measurement of 137 cm sq.
There are now over 500 registered progeny of this massive sire.
Unfortunatley now deceased we continue to use Ironman through AI and ET programmes with a recent
sons, Isaak (ET) (P) and Igor selling for $5500 each at the 2011 National Sale.
We retain many daughters and the use of Hercules within the herd. Some of these daughters are our now
in the donor programmes while many of his sons are being used in prefixes across the breed like Conrad
(Swan Heart & Wandoo Studs), Denby (Wajatryn Stud) and Glenlands Lammermoor (ET) (P) (Pine Tree
Sylvan Springs Cowboy
Lot 52 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 112 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Billabong Ketchup Dam: Sylvan Springs 545
Cowboy was retained for his excellent muscle pattern, smooth polled head, tidy underline and his
exceptional growth for age. Cowboy weighed 854kg @ 21mths with an eye muscle of 121cm and fat of
16/12. Cowboy was successfully shown in 2009 winning his class at the Gatton Droughtmaster Futurity and
2nd out of 25 in his class at Beef 2009.
Sylvan Springs Escapade
Lot 11 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 57 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 71 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 117 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Ivanhoe Force Dam: Sylvan Springs 623
Escapade was named Grand Champion Bull at the 2012 Brisbane Royal. Where he weighted 1062 kg with
scans of 143 EMA and fat of 12/8. Escapade has been retained to continue his stud duties at Rsvp &
Sylvan Springs General
Lot 29 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 88 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 89 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Wallace Vale 715 Dam: Wilkaduke Donna
Sylvan Springs Stallone
Lot 54 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 114 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan 1501 Dam: Sylvan Springs Kerri-Lyn
Lot 24 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 25 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 84 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 85 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Wolfang 2207 Dam: Talgai 1421
Talgai Chico 2028 - Chico was purchased at the 2008 Droughtmaster National Bull Sale for $9500. He
was selected for his tidy sheath and his excellent muscle pattern. Chico's bloodlines include Minlacowie
Moses, Swan 609, Marylands Olivier and Swan Eaglehawk. Chico's first offering of females topped the
Joined section of the 2012 National Female Sale at $5500.
Lot 69 - 5 straws + 5 registrations
Sire: Cungelella Dawson Dam: Talgai 255
The former $60,000 breed record holder has been extensively through AI and ET programmes in the
Calioran herd with over 80 registered progeny thus far.
His sons Broderic (ET) and Gilbert (ET) are retained and his daughters are heavy producers within the
herd. Their worth is still highly apparent producing another of our sires, Hercules, RNA placegetter in Ugo,
Brandy (14 calves including another of our sires, Geronimo (ET)) and Modesty (Cream Of The Crop Sale
Impact remains in the top 5% of the breed for 200, 400 and 600 day growth and is in the top 1% for
Mature Cow EBV's.
Lot 23 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 82 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 83 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Giunda Jackhammer Dam: Trafalgar Monki
A highly valuable, leading sire in our Stud, producing excellent quality progeny of both abundant breed
quality, correctness and market appeal. We purchased him for $27,000. His first young daughter sold for
a Sale topping $11,000 at our 1st Female Focus Sale in 2008. His first son sold in the 2008 Spring for
$15,000, and at last year's Sale, a young 21 month old son, Billabong Sydney topped his progeny, selling for
and averaged $4,053.
Vale View Oscar
Lot 35 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Vale View Lawman Dam: Vale View Maresmo
OSCAR; calved in September, 2004. Sired by the $30,000 Vale View Lawman, out of the ever consistent
Vale View Maresmo, a Talgai 832 female going back to Minlacowie Swan breeding.Oscar is retained at
stud for his muscle, dark colouring, structural correctness, tidy underline, temperament and consistency
of bloodlines.One of Oscars maternal brothers; Professor sold at the 2007 DN Sale for $62,500. The
top price Droughtmaster bull under 2 year old for 2007. Oscars’ other maternal brothers; Quilpie sold at
the 2008 DN Sale for $12,000 and Roddick sold at the 2010 DN Sale for $10,000. Oscars calves are
showing great muscle pattern, extreme length (weight) and tidy underlines with the temperament to
match.An Oscar bull calf; VV Spur sold to Glenlands Stud at the 2010 DN Sale for $10,000. Oscar is also
the sire of our ever consistent ‘show female’ VV Smarty Pants who was Supreme DM Exhibit at 2010
Sydney Royal, selected in the top 10 line up of the Junior Interbreed Female at Sydney Royal Show,
Supreme Exhibit at 2010 Gatton Futurity and Supreme Champion Female at 2010 Toogoolawah Show to
name a few.
* Recently selected by Sth Africa for export semen production.
Vale View Playboy
Lot 18 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 78 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Talgai 832 Dam: Vale View Kandy
PLAYBOY; calved in September 2005. Playboy is a full brother to Vale View Overload who sold at the
2006 DN Sale for $20,000 to Rondel Stud and maternal brother to Champion Show Heifer ‘Smarty
Pants’. Playboy is a very eye-catching bull, he has quality muscling and structural correctness, tidy sheath,
good size testicles, strong polled sire’ head and the temperament to go with it. Playboys consistency of
breeding was a major contributor in selecting him as one of our sires. Kandy (his dam) has produced
cracking calves every year, it doesn't matter which bulls she goes with, that is the true meaning of
Playboys calves exhibit these attributes and some have excelled themselves on the show ring winning
numerous broad ribbons at major shows. His females kept within stud have milked well with very tidy
udders. Playboy's breedplan figures are well above the average.
Playboys bulls sold to date have avg $8000, females avg $4375 at the 2011 National Female Sale.
* Recently selected by Sth Africa for export semen production.
Vale View Popeye
Lot 48 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 108 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Glenlands I Spy (Kingaroy) Dam: Glenlands 2440
POPEYE; calved November 2005. Popeye was sold at the 2007 DN. Sale to R&R Stud, in 2011 we jumped
at the chance to purchase Popeye back after spending 4 successful years with R&R.
Popeye is sired by Glenlands I Spy (Kingaroy) out of Glenlands 2440.
From what we have seen, Popeye is throwing true to type with good feet, very clean sheath, a lot of leg
and length and very good temperament.
We look forward to see what Popeye can do with our cows.
Popeye proved very successful with R&R Stud, his bulls selling to $10,500.
Vale View Ripper
Lot 77 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Vale View Palayboy Dam: Vale View Melody
Vale View Ripper is sired by VV Playboy out of a Talgai 832 daughter. A very successful show bull winning
the Snr Champ at the Sydney Royal; Res Jnr Champ at 2009 Ekka; 2nd in class at Beef 2009; Champion
Bull Calf at the Gatton Futurity 2009 and 1st Bull 24 and under 30 mths at 2010 Ekka.
Fat Scan with EBV's of +13m +23m +33 + 7.
character that we look for soft, easy doing, structurally sound with great skin and head.
the Droughtmaster National Female 2013 sale by an amazing $18000. Her team mates were not to be left
out of the limelight, together they broke the Sale Average and set the bar at $12000 average.
Congratulations to Preston Richardson who purchased the entire draft and many thanks to all bidders.
Prior to the sale Dave & Colleen Smith selected Bryvonlea Next Ripper an impressive 18mth old Ripper
Son displaying many of his Sire's attributes.
Vale View Slasher
Lot 59 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Vale View Playboy Dam: Vale View Itch
SLASHER; calved August 2008. Sired by Vale View Playboy, out of Vale View Itch (Glenlands Atom).
Slasher was retained due to his exceptional weight for age, muscling, bone structure, strong polled sire’
head, stretch and tidy underline. We believe him to be the complete package to compliment our
herd.Slasher won numerous broad ribbons at major shows inc Grand Champion Droughtmaster Bull at the
2010 Sydney Royal, Interbreed Champion Bull at 11mths of age at the 2009 Laidley Show and won his class
at the 2009 Ekka to name a few.Slasher has since been sold privately for $12,000, his calves are showing
his typical attributes with the loose fleshing of skin, great backends and sirey heads.
Lot 47 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 107 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Redskin X-Factor Dam: Wajatryn Gema
This $36,000 dollar son of the ever consistent Redskin X-Factor shows many of the traits of his sire.
His first crop of calves are hitting the ground and they look promising. Dynamite shows excellent carcass
qualities and has a very tidy underline.
Lot 20 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 80 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Minlacowie Millionaire Dam: Wingfild Beulah 3
'WINGFIELD'S GREATEST''. son of MINLACOWIE MILLIONAIRE, grandson of MINLACOWIE
MOSES. BRISBANE ROYAL NATIONAL GRAND CHAMPION .sire of champions. Content,length,bone and
muscle at it' best. This sire has had an influence on many herds in the industry and his semen is still being
used to produce stud progeny . WINGFIELD NOAH topped the NATIONAL SALE IN2000, selling for
$32,000. His grandsire MINLACOWIE MOSES has had an influence on our breed like no other and has
sold sons to $100,000. WINGFIELD CAGNEY in 2007.We are using two BORIS sons in our herd and one
KASHANI has sons in the 2011 NATIONAL.Some OTHER SONS OF NOTE are NEMO purchased with the
WINGFIELD herd GILLIGAN and BIGGLES "FAIRHAVEN", ROADRUNNER, ""HUNTLY".His sire
MILLIONAIRE was a multi broad ribbon winner, including feature show GRAND CHAMPION.
Lot 55 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 115 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Talgai Impact 951 Dam: Motovation Colleen
Juggernaut was a very successful show bull winning Grand Champion Droughtmaster bull at the
Toowoomba Royal. His progeny have gone on to produce show champions.
Lot 92 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Wundaburra Juggernaut Dam: Haigslea 35/00
A polled son of Royal Show champion Wundaburra Juggernaut.
Sire of Nindethana Daisibel Calf Champion 2012 Gatton Futurity and Reserve Calf Champion Beef 2012.
Lot 42 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 118 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Lot 119 - 10 straws + 10 registrations
Sire: Swan 609 Dam: Haigslea 60/8
A smooth polled, large framed son of Swan 609.