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MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2023
GRACEMERE SELLING COMPLEX
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Ten select sires have been chosen for the CQ Invitational Sale to be held at CQLX Gracemere on Monday, October 16, 2023.

All bulls have been semen tested, soundness evaluated, Pesti PI tested negative, Pompes tested negative, vaccinated for 3-Day, 3-Germ and 7 in 1.

STRATHFIELD OATES  (PP) D5  - LOT 20                                                                                            Firebrand:  5508

Sire   GLENAVON WOODY (P) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD SUNGLOW 31 (P) D5 

Age   22 months at sale

The standout of the 2023 sale bulls, Oates has always been a step above the rest of his stablemates in weight for age.

A bull with immense length, depth, thickness, sire appeal, masculinity, great angle of shoulder, great underline and a fantastic personality, this is a bull that we think a great deal of.

Oates is everything that typifies a true standout stud sire and one that will definitely stamp his mark on any herd he enters into.

His mother is 6 years of age.  She has produced one bull sold for $14,000, Oates, a retained heifer calf and  is due to calve again.

 

Selling on a 3/4 share and full possession basis.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  41cm   Crushside Semen:  90%   P8: 15   Rib: 12   EMA: 146  IMF: 6.8  

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7     Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PP   

STRATHFIELD OCTAVIAN (PP) D5 - LOT 21                                                                                     Firebrand:  5506

Sire     GLENAVON WOODY (P) D5

Dam   STRATHFIELD FAIRY 75 (P) D5

AGE     21 months at sale

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  39cm   Crushside Semen:  85%   P8: 12   Rib: 8  EMA: 127  IMF: 5.3   

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7   Sire Trace Verified     Horn/Poll: PP

Octavian is a bull who will grow into a tremendously powerful sire.  He is the full package - length, depth, good spring of rib, excellent sheath and is extremely thick.

A bull well worth a second look at and has an awesome personality as well.  

 

 

His mother is almost 11 years of age.  She has produced a calf every year without fail.  All female calves have been retained in herd.

STRATHFIELD ORLIN (PH) D5 - LOT 22                                                                                              Firebrand:  5523

Sire     STRATHFIELD KANSAS (P) D5

Dam   STRATHFIELD LAUDER 6 (P) D5

DOB   21 months at sale

An incredibly long bull with a lovely broad muzzle, great sheath, thickness and fantastic growth for age.  His thickness has to be seen to be appreciated

 

This bull oozes sire appeal and masculinity and any astute cattleperson will see the immense potential in this calf and what he has to offer both the stud and commercial operation.

 

 

His dam is 8 years of age.   She has produced 1 herd bull, 3 females retained in the commercial operation, Orlin and is due to calve again.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  38cm   Crushside Semen:  85%   P8: 14   Rib: 10  EMA: 138   IMF: 5.0 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7     Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PH

  

STRATHFIELD ORMOND (PH) D5 - LOT 23                                                                                        Firebrand:  5524

Sire     STRATHFIELD KANSAS (S) D5

Dam   STRATHFIELD MISS DIMPLE 37 (P) D5

DOB    22 months at sale

A lovely free-moving young sire with a great angle of shoulder, fantastic underline and brilliant "doing" ability.  This is a bull who will cover some country, looking for work, who has scale and presence about him.

Ormond is also the biggest sook of the team as he's always the first to ask for attention, thus he is an absolute pleasure to handle.

His dam is 6 years of age.  She has produced a commercial female, a retained stud female, Ormond and is due to calve again.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  40cm   Crushside Semen:  90%   P8: 13   Rib: 8  EMA: 140  IMF: 4.7  

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7     Parental Verification     Horn/Poll: PH

 

STRATHFIELD OCTAVE (PH) D5 - LOT 24                                                                                           Firebrand:  5520

Sire   STRATHFIELD KANSAS (S) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD SHEEN 56

DOB  22 months at sale

At 22 months of age, the best is yet to come with this calf.  He has immense elasticity of skin, giving him room to grow and mature into a sire that would be an asset to any herd.

A very mobile youngster with an absolutely impeccable temperament.  This is a bull who will put size and scale into any herd he enters into.

His mother is 6 years of age and had produced 3 registered bulls. She is due to calve again.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  43cm   Crushside Semen:  80%    P8: 15    Rib: 11   EMA: 134   IMF: 5.7  

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PH

 

  

STRATHFIELD O'MEARA  (PH) D5 - LOT 25                                                                                       Firebrand:  5550

Sire    GLENAVON WOODY (P) D5

Dam   STRATHFIELD VELVETEEN 4TH (P) D5

DOB   21 months at sale

O'Meara typifies the many desirable traits of the Droughtmaster breed - a clean tropical coat, good muscle pattern, great underline and sleek coat.

This youngster will cover some ground and will know where the work is in the paddock.

 

This is a real "bullock man's bull".  

His dam is 9 years old and is a consistent producer of good stock, including registered bulls to $16,000, herd bulls sold into big commercial operations and retained heifers.  She produces a calf every year without fail.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  41cm   Crushside Semen:  85%   P8: 12   Rib: 9  EMA: 134  IMF: 5.5 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PH

STRATHFIELD OPANAS  (PP) D5  - LOT 27                                                                                        Firebrand:  5531

Sire   GLENAVON WOODY (P) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD LOLA 15 (P) D5 

Age   22 months at sale

Another PP son of Glenavon Woody, Opanas is a lovely soft, easy-doing calf.  He has a very clean-polled, sirey head and sports a great outlook.

A very easy to handle bull, very fleshy and free-moving - the best is yet to come with this youngster.

Opanas would be the ideal bull to use over heifers.

At 8 years of age, his dam has produced a calf every year including heifers sold into commercial operations for breeding purposes.  One registered bull has been retained in the Strathfield 9JE herd as a stud sire, a stud heifer has been retained and Lola 15 is due to calve again.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  41cm   Crushside Semen:  95%   P8: 12   Rib: 8  EMA: 122  IMF: 4.6 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PP

STRATHFIELD PARKER  (PP) D5  - LOT 28                                                                                         Firebrand:  5540

Sire   GLENAVON WOODY (P) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD RHAPSODY 59  (P) D5 

Age   21 months at sale

A later maturing bull who is only just starting to hit his straps.  A very relaxed young sire who loves attention.

Sporting the PP gene, Parker possesses a lovely clean polled head - this is an easy-doing calf with a tonne of growing left to do.

 

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  39cm   Crushside Semen:  85%   P8: 10   Rib: 7  EMA: 122  IMF: 5.1 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PP

At 10 years of age, Rhapsody 59 is one of the matrons of the herd, producing a calf every year, including 2 retained registered females and a number of herd bulls.  A true performer who is due to calve again now.

STRATHFIELD OCTAVIOUS (PH) D5  - LOT 29                                                                                  Firebrand:  5521

Sire   STRATHFIELD KANSAS (S) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD THYME 7  (P) D5 

Age   22 months at sale

An extremely long bull who has huge sire potential.  The elasticity of skin in this youngster shows that he will grow into a very powerful sire.  

Very free-moving and athletic, this bull has a great muscle pattern and stands on good bone.  This is a sire who will go out and do the job in a heartbeat.

 

His dam, at 6 years of age, has produced a commercial female, Octavious and another registered bull calf weaned this year. She is preg tested back in calf again now.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  38cm   Crushside Semen:  90%   P8: 15   Rib: 10  EMA: 130  IMF: 5.3 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PH

STRATHFIELD PARAQUAY  (PP) D5  - LOT 30                                                                                  Firebrand:  5580

Sire   HUNTLY ARISTOCRAT (P) D5

Dam  STRATHFIELD CHA CHA 65  (P) D5 

Age   20 months at sale

The first son of Huntly Aristocrat to be put up at auction.  (Aristocrat was the top price bull at the 2021 Highlands Droughtmaster Sale).

Sleek coated with a lovely clean polled head, he is a well balanced young sire with a great sheath. 

 

The perfect bull to put over maiden heifers.

 

Another matron of the herd, Cha Cha 65 is rising 11 years old and is another consistent performer.  She has produced many herd bulls and commercial females, as well as a registered bull, a registered female and Paraquary.  Back in calf again, she is due to calve by the end of 2023.

Milk Tooth    Scrotal:  38cm   Crushside Semen:  80%   P8: 13   Rib: 10  EMA: 126  IMF: 4.5 

Pompes Negative       Pestivirus PI Negative       JBAS 7    Sire Trace Verified      Horn/Poll: PP

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