Herd Inventory Fees

Herd Inventories Forms (Cows) are sent to each Shorthorn Beef member at the beginning of each Calendar Year. They are pre-printed with a record of every active female, over 2 years of age at the beginning of the calendar year, and registered to the individual Herd Ident.

Herd Inventories Forms (Heifers) are sent to each Shorthorn Beef member by the end of June. They are pre-printed with a record of every active female, 2 years of age at the end of June, and registered to the individual Herd Ident.

It is important that Herd Inventory Forms are completed and signed by members and returned to the Shorthorn Beef Office to allow the registers to be updated.

Herd Inventory Fees are payable against all active females recorded in each members Herd Ident.

An example of a herd with 337 active HBR females in their inventory

*all prices are ex GST

First 100 females are payable at $25

Next 100 Females are payable at $24

Next 100 Females are payable at $23

Next 37 Females are payable at $22

The more active Females in the inventory, the less they cost to include.

Female Fee Inventory Schedule

*all prices are ex GST

The first 100 Females (or part thereof)     $25

101 to 200 Females                                        $24

201 to 300 Females                                       $23

301 to 400 Females                                       $22

401 to 500 Females                                       $21

501 to 600 Females                                       $20

601 to 700 Females                                       $19

701 to 800 Females                                       $18

801 to 900 Females                                       $17

901 to 1,000 Females                                    $16

1,001 to 1,100 Females                                  $15

1,101 to 1,200 Females                                  $14

1,201 to 1,300 Females                                  $13

1,301 to 1,400 Females                                  $12

1,401 to 1,500 Females                                  $11

Females in excess of 1,500                           $10

SCR Females                                                    $10

MBR Females                                                   $25

A late penalty of $5.00 per animal applies to cow inventory payments received after 31st March

A late penalty of $5.00 per animal applies to heifer inventory payments received after 30th September

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Quality Shorthorn commercial females have sold to a top price of $2,660 for a group of 3 year old PTIC Shorthorn cows.
The cows were sold by agents Milling Stuart, account of Todd and Sara Fergusson, Moreton Bay, at the Dunedoo Sale Yards after their herd was devastated by the February bush fires. The decision to sell the remainder of the herd was a difficult one as fences and feed were non existent on their property.
Given the many years of breeding on offered, the quality of females was excellent and prices reflected the Fergusson family's dedication with the top pen of 3 yo PTIC cows selling for $2,660 to Mike Newton, Miller Whan & John, SA, with the overall average for PTIC cows of $2,301. Two year old PTIC heifers also sold to a top of $2,220 to Muriel Capel, Barraba.
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Sprys Shorthorns have set a new Sprys on property record for their 2017 bull sale average, in their 53rd year of Shorthorn breeding, selling 40 Shorthorns sires to a top of $23,000 and an outstanding average of $10,600 in yesterdays sale. A large crowd formed in the gallery and bidding was strong throughout the sale, however there was also still good buying on offer with 10 sires selling for $6,000 or less.
In a twist, the $23,000 top priced bull, was purchased by commercial breeder, AM Childs, beating the attending seedstock buyers to secure the 13 month old roan bull. Outback Sprys Solid M259 is a son of Sprys Rock Solid H5 and from the Outback Patsy J15 dam with above average Growth, EMA and Marbling as well as a balanced profile with excellent softness.
In total, 7 Shorthorn sires sold for $18,000 or more at the Spry's on property sale, with a total of 6 of them purchased by commercial buyers, investing in quality genetics to further develop their commercial breeding herds.
The second top priced bull at $22,000 was lot 13, Outback Sprys Joker L287, a son of Outback Joker J328 from the Outback Isabella H97 dam, L287 was purchased by Ford Cattle Company, Tea Garden, NSW. Ford Cattle Company were the volume buyers at the sale, taking home 6 Shorthorn sires to average $11,000 for their purchasers.
3 Shorthorn females were offered, selling to a top of $14,000 to average $8,333. Top priced female was Lot 1. Sprys Athletes Pattie H236, a 4 year old daughter of Nentoura Athletic E13 and from the Sprys Jupiters Pattie B124 dam, selling to Spencer Fanily Shorthorns. H236 sold with a red bull calf at foot.
One pregnant recipient cow with a female pregnancy from the SBF Perfect Millie 19A donor and sired by US sire JSF Gauge 137W sold for $8,000 to Kamilaroi Shorthorns Tamworth.
Frozen embryo lots averaged $1,933 with the top lot selling for $2,600 per embryo for the joining of The Grove Kookaburra W735 and from Sprys donor, The Grove Primrose A742.
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Sprys Shorthorns Annual Bull and Genetics Sale to be held tomorrow, Friday 21st, commencing 1pm.
The sale will be interfaced with AuctionsPlus, for those who can't attend the day.
Please click on the link here, auctionsplus.com.au/auctionV2/New/#/catalogue/10315
to view the AuctionsPlus catalogue and register for bidding if you haven't already done so.
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