Quality auction held near Wolmaransstad
The 151 items on sale at the 2017 edition of the Xtreme Wildlife Group auction offered discerning buyers great buying opportunities, such as for the new owner of a young Zambian sable bull, son of50 4⁄8″ Charlie that was bought for R450 000. Other sable prices were market related, with good buys from remarkable genetics eagerly picked by breeders looking for opportunities to enhance their own breeding groups.
The Xtreme Wildlife Group includes amongst its ranks big name breeders such as host Bona Bona Game Breeders, Wintershoek Wild, De Beers Wildlife and Klein Buisfontein Ranch. These breeders and other sellers on the day made sure quality genetics were available to the broad game industry.
A stunning example of prime roan genetics, a beautiful young roan heifer, daughter of 29 4⁄8″ Thunder, went for R170 000 on the day, resulting in a very happy buyer indeed.
The Bona Bona facilities rank amongst the best in the country, with expansive bomas and a comfortable auction room. The few hundred guests enjoyed the day, with excellent coffee and home made rusks on offer from two of the best baristas to be found this die of the Big Smoke. A total turnover for the auction of R7m was to the satisfaction of sellers and buyers alike.