Well known Gippsland Jersey breeders Cliff, Marieka, Luke and Melanie Wallace of Poowong North staged the outstanding Future Fortunes Sale on their well appointed farm on May 31, 2012. A huge crowd of interested Jersey breeders from all states and overseas along with many local dairymen overflowed the sale shed.
Sale top of $16,500 was paid by Cobargo, NSW buyers C O’Meara and Family for Wallacedale Actions Belle 3, this young cow classified maximum VG 88 as a 2 year old cow and is backed by many generations of EX dams back to Duncan Belle.
Next high of $16,000 was Wallacedale TBone Melanie 36 (ET), an outstanding daughter of the super brood cow Melanie P36 EX due August to Eclipes, she was selected by J & M Cockerill of Numurkah.
Third high of $14,000 was Wallacedale Regions Marie (ET), an unjoined daughter of the Royal Show Winning Peris Marie EX-91, she went to the partnership of L Bennett of Macorna and A Launder of Tarwin.
Also at $14,000 was the last lot in the sale Attaview Shy Rumour, a January ’12 imported Canadian ET heifer from a VG Centurian daughter of Rapid Bay Whistler Rumour EX 95. She was purchased by the Bushlea herd of the Kuhne Family, Leongatha South.
Dalbora Genetics of Tennyson selected Wallacedale Regions Melanie 5 (ET) at $11,000 and her maternal sister Navara Melanie 2 (ET) at $8,500. Both from the Great Southern Winner, Jace Melanie 4 EX-92.
Loxleigh Jerseys of G & N Akers Tallygaroopna paid $8,500 for Wallacedale Jace Melanie 7th (ET).
Other noted sales included Regions Melanie 2 (ET) at $7,750, Reagans Ellous at $7,500. Jace Lynette at $7,000 Barts Lily at $7,000, Jace Melanie 5 (ET) at $6,800. TBone Melanie $6,500, Rivers Belle $6,500, Actions Lynette 2 $6,500, Larbuck Melanie $6,000. Top selling bull, at $5,000 was Wallacedale Mels Generation (ET) to D & P McPhie of Warragul. Selling agents Dairy Livestock Services
Top Selling lot Wallacedale Actions Belle 3 VG-88 2yr (max) $16,500 AUD. With vendors Luke and Melanie Wallace. Buyers were C O’Meara and Family of Cobargo, NSW. Photo by-Stephen Cooke
*Wallacedale herd comming home for milking. By- Sheila Sundborg
by Sheila Sundborg