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Lorden Brahman Retirement auction sells off 170 animals

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.

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