At the Elders Sale at Charters Towers In November 2004 and again in 2005 we won the best pen of three red bulls. In 2004 our lead red sire in the winning pen of three, Batandra Eric (P) sold to Palmvale Red Brahmans for $13000 – a sale record. In 2005 our lead red bull Batandra Arien sold to Baretta Bros., Rapisarda Investments at Ayr.Q. At the 2005 RBWS, two 26 month old E/T sons of JDH Karu 800 sold to Peter Hall Cloncurry Q for $12000 each. Our 20 month old Batandra Chester (JJ Dos Press 8 X Chesterfield Katie) with strong E B V’s of (+ 38 +53 +84) sold to Samuel Holdings Goomeri Q for $11000. We sold thirteen sires to average $5840.
In July 2006 Annavale Brahmans Charters Towers, purchased Batandra Sir Super Wattle privately for $10,000. At Brahman Week 2006 our top red sire Batandra Duracell (polled) sold to Wayne and Judy Percival ‘Goldwyn’ Gympie for $11000 and our top grey sire Batandra Evan (polled) sold to John and Jan Burnett Bendameer Pastoral Company for $10,500 and in 2007 we sold JDH Karu 800 x Be Os Mira Manso sons for $6000.each. At 2010 RBWS red poll sire Batandra Carlos sold to Allan and Jeanette Williams, Riverside Pastoral Co Nebo for $9000 and Batandra Romeo sold to Tim Dunne ‘ Wooroona’ Duaringa for $5500. RBWS 2011 saw red polled sires Batandra Leon sell to Faint Family Karmoo Clermont and Batandra Mr Duracell to Commanche Grazing Glenroy.
At the 2012 RBWS our vendors choice sire Batandra Jacques sold for $8500 to Warwick Freeman while our red polled sires Batandra Rambo sold to Commanche Grazing for $15500, Batandra Alister to Allan Wild for $7500 and Batandra Jackson to Ducabrook Partnership for $6500. Grey sires Batandra Karl sold to Diamond Hill Grazing for $4000 and Batandra Mr Midas to Cargoon Qld. At RBWS 2013 red poll sire Batandra Atomic sold to Mick and H Hughes Wanaaring NSW for $7000 with three red sires Batandra Bravo, Tabasco and Mr Sting all selling to Margaret Moore for $4000 average. Our three sale bulls at RBWS 2016 sold to $10500 to average $8885.
Have been offered at auction at the SQ Gympie Brahman Female Sale in June. and the 2 UP Sale at Gracemere in July. In 2005 five grey heifers aged 23 to 26 months were sold at the Gympie sale to a top of $4000 to average $3100. Batandra Blondell, a Tropical Cattle Atari D Manso daughter sold for $4000 to D and G Owens, Shambrock Brahmans of Lower Wonga Q while in 2007 heifers sold to a top of $3000 to average $2475. Five quality grey females sold at the Gympie Brahman Female Sale in June 2009 to a top of $3000 to average $2200. In 2011 eight females sold to a top of $2750 to average $1950. at the 2UP sale at Gracemere in July