Ballatherie sale exceeds all expectations

Henry Watkin and stud principal Geoff Peters.
Henry Watkin and stud principal Geoff Peters.

POLL Merino Rams sold to a top of $3300 at the Ballatherie on-property sale at Hillston.

Of the 120 rams offered at auction, 115 were sold to an average of $1480.

Henry Watkin of Killara Station Hillston bought the top ram for $3300. He secured seven for an average of $2485.

Robert and Alison Glenn from Edward Park Moulamein also bought seven to a top of $3200; Keith and Steven Horneman from Hillston bought to a top of $2700; Paul and Penny Dickie of Griffith bought to a top of $2600; Rob and Sally Loveridge of Gunbar paid $2,300; and Craig and Sue Williams from Wynburn Balranald and Noel Ward of Boredale Ungarie paid $2200.

Chad Davies of Kyella Gunbar bought the ram auctioned for Hillston Can Assist.

Vendors, the Peters family will donate $2100 to the charity.

Further rams were offered for sale by private treaty.