Netherdale Red Deer Stud worker Ben Fraser, of Balfour, holds up antler from one of the stags on sale during David and Lynley Stevens on-farm sale on January 15.
Mia Wilkins, (9), of Balfour, checks out the offerings.
Deer farmer Dianne Allan, of Glenure-Balfour, takes careful note of the deer on offer.
Deer farmers (from left) Grant Charteris, of Forest Road Farm, Waipawa, Bruce Paterson, of Scotts Gap, and Cam Nelson, of Winton, check out the deer on offer at the Netherdale Red Deer Stud sale at Balfour last week.
Moving the sale along are independent auctioneer Neville Clark (left), of Gisborne, and stud owner David Stevens.
Lochie Payne (11), of Invercargill, attended the sale with his grandmother Lynley Payne, of Browns, who is a deer farmer.
Southern Rural Life reporter Yvonne O’Hara attended the Netherdale Red Deer Stud sale at Balfour on January 15.