• 5000gns Tidkin Cow and Calf leads Tidkin & Jet Dispersal Sale• 15 Tidkin cows and calves average £3353• 28 Simmental lots in all gross £94,920• 4 Bulls average £5565 Bulls from the Chestermann herd of N&N Gwynne, Castlewigg Farm, Whithorn, Newton Stewart,...
A very stylish and powerful heifer was how judge David Lowry described the supreme Simmental champion at the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society’s 153rd annual show, held at Balmoral Park. Mr Lowry who runs the 65-cow Keeldrum Herd based at Lanark in Scotland, returned...
17 bulls sell, up 8 on the year, to average £3996 7 bulls sell at 4000gns and more Popes herd lifts Champion & Reserve in the bulls Fole Dispersal Sale tops at 3200gns Grangewood Lucas 5,500gns Grangewood Lucas from Mr & Mrs AS&YA Leedham, Rowan Farm,...
A large crowd gather for the annual Society supported Spring Show and sale at the Washingpool Sales Centre, Bristol.
The pre-sale Male Champion selected by the Judge & Society President Mr Michael Robson, Kilbride Farm, Doagh, Northern Ireland was Crackley Bobby Dazzler from M/S Booth and Bell, Crackley Farm, Crackley Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, this June 2010 son of Lamhoj Supery sold for the day’s top price of 5000gns.
Reserve Male Champion Grangewood Bono, an Omorga Volvo son from Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Netherseal, Swadlincote, Derbyshire sold for 4000gns.
Next best at 3800gns was Hemingford Billy form Mr JA Griffin & Mrs S Arkley, Hemingford Park, Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire this 2nd place bull sired by Wistow Johnson and with several influential bloodlines in his pedigree.
Selling at 3500gns was another form M/S Booth and Bell, Crackley Farm, Crackley Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, second in his class Crackley Bazooka by Farnborough Trailblazer.
Females topped at 3400gns for the Champion from Mr J McMillan, Brandane Bella a Sterling Viking 2nd daughter has a milk figure of +9.
Second top price female and Reserve Female Champion was from the inform stable of Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Netherseal, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, this Dirnanean Salvador daughter sold for 3250gns.
Third and Forth priced females were both from Mr D Bush, Bridge Farm, Poole Keynes, Cirecenster, Gloucester making 2650gns the second placed heifer Chapman Star’s Bilberry sired by Heywood Statesman, and another Statesman daughter, Chapman Lovage’s Barberry making 2400gns
9 bulls £3,290
12 Females £2,100