• Stirling Simmental May Average of £5632, up by £287 • 25 bulls sell, up by 4 on the year, with an 81% clearance • 13 bulls make 5000gns and over Islavale Luxor, 8,800gns The strong commercial demand for pedigree Simmental bulls continued at the Stirling Simmental...
Simmental bulls sold to a top of 3,500gns at the British Simmental Cattle Society’s regional show and sale, held at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart on Friday 25th March. Lisglass Leo Sale leader was the first prize winning Lisglass Leo TSI+77 SRI+90, bred by the father and...
The January 2021 born Cade Maverick from PA&SM Cade, Paddock Farm, Buckden, East Anglia, sold for 5200gns when being the first bull in the ring at the Melton Mowbray Multi Breed Sale held on Saturday 26th March at Melton Mowbray Livestock Market. Cade Maverick...
Bristol Show and Sale – Simmental sell to 4,200gns at Bristol
The Simmental Society show and sale took place at the Bristol Sales Centre with vendors from no less than seventeen different counties participating. In the pre- sale show the judge Mr. John Moore of Northern Ireland awarded the male champion to ‘Penwern Wilson’ exhibited by Mr. R Jenkins of Newcastle Emlyn, Ceredigion, who later sold at 3,000gns to Messrs Counsell.
The reserve male champion was Crackley Whiteknight, a polled bull exhibited by Messrs Booth & Bell of Kenilworth, Warwickshire who sold for the top bid of the day at 4,200gns to Messrs Cole of Yelverton Devon. Boddington Estates of Cheltenham Gloucestershire won all three female classes. Their female champion was a maiden heifer ‘Sterling Julia’s Waneta’ by ‘Sterling Alex’ selling at 2,700gns with their reserve female champion ‘Sterling Nova’s Amethyst’ – a 15month old maiden heifer selling at 1900gns.
Boddington’s 1st Prize 5 year old cow and 3 month old bull calf sold at 2,500gns. Mr. and Mrs. D Mills sold an in-calf heifer ‘Wishful Vanilla’ at 3,500gns which stood 2nd in her class. Mr. R Greenham of East Sussex sold his 2nd prize maiden heifer ‘Boars Head Grace 4th’ at 2,300 gns.
Other notable Bull prices were:-
P.N Burgess ‘Tibrook Warrior’- 3,500gns
P.N Burgess ‘Tibrook Watty’ – 3,000gns
A Davies ‘Hirwaun Winston’ – 3,000gns
P.J & B. E Kimber ‘Beanhill Warrior’ – 3,000gns
Messrs Booth & Bell ‘Crackley Woodstock’ – 3,000gns
C. H. Evans ‘Wroxhall Welldone’ – 3,000gns
R. H. Widdecombe ‘Starline Witness’ -2,900gns
K. Thomas ‘Crowgey Atlas’ – 2,900gns
25 Bulls – £2,461.14
17 Maiden Heifers £1,744.85
5 In-calf Heifers £1,942.50
4 Cows and Calves £1,890.00
‘Crackley’ Draft Sale £2,320.56
‘Loxton’ Reduction – Cows and Calves – £2,231.25
Auctioneers – Stags in conjunction with McCartneys