Lorden Brahman Retirement auction sells off 170 animals
Agra Auctions hosted a successful Lorden Brahman Retirement auction at the Agra/Bank Windhoek Ring last week, which saw various records achieved from highest prices to highest average prices, selling a total of 170 animals.
At the auction a Brahman cow cost N$180 000, which is the highest price ever achieved for a cow at Agra auctions, and N$95 000 achieved for a 16 month old bull calf, which is highest amount achieved for a 16 month old bull at an Agra auction.
Mrs Loraine van Heerden, the breeder for Lorden Brahman expressed gratitude to Agra’s auctioneering services, which she has been using since 1987.
“I would like to thank Agra Auctions for their hard work and effective service delivery throughout the years. I am also very happy with the prices achieved,” she said.
Businessman, Sidney Martin, the buyer of the two record sales expressed satisfaction on the quality of animals sold by Lorden Brahman.
“I have been buying from Mrs van Heerden for years now and since I plan on venturing into the Brahman stud, I will make use the best quality animals,” Martin said.
The average prices at the auction were : heifers – N$30,855; cow and calf – N$45,688; cow – N$57, 425 and bull – N$31,408.