by | Mar 29, 2021

Cade Kolossal 19 (P) from Paul Cade, Paddock Farm, Buckden, East Anglia sold for 3000gns to lead the small Simmental entry at the Melton Mowbray Multibreed pedigree sale held on Saturday 27th March 2021.

Cade Kolossal
Cade Kolossal

July 2019 born, Cade Kolossal is by Heathbrow Impulse 17 (P), and is out of Dirnanean Abba who is described as ‘ leaving size, strong maternal instincts, and excellent milk production.’ Earlier in the day, this bull had placed first in the Simmental class of bulls in front of the judge Richard McInnes. Staying local, Cade Kolossal was purchased by LW Simons & Son, Brockhill Hall Farm, Melton, Leicestershire.

From the same home the July 2019 Cade King Pin 19 (P), who stood second in the bull class, sold for 2600gns to Robert Carlton, Cherry Tree Farm, Dunchurch, Rugby. Another polled Heathbrow Impulse son, this bull is a heifer’s calf being out of Thursford Debs 36th, a Scotland Hill Cairo daughter.

Selling at the same 2600gns mark was Storersmith Kaleidoscope 19 from R&L Storer Smith, Spath Farm House, Uttoxeter. October 2019 born, and the youngest Simmental bull in the sale, Kaleidoscope is by Kilbride Farm Comber and out of the Glenturk Rolex daughter Storersmith Domino EX 91. Storersmith Kaleidoscope 19 was purchased by AE Kerr & Son, Mannor Farm, Newark, Notts.

Through the book at 2300gns was the December 2018 born Midhope Jasmine from Mr WJ Hollingsworth, Mid Hope Hall Farm, Sheffield. This heifer, scanned in-calf, by Woodhall Everhart 13, and out of Midhope Girlie, went to a new breeder C Chuck, Skegness.

Midhope Jasmine
Midhope Jasmine

TJ Hassall & Co, from Winsford, Cheshire, sold three heifers from their Fishpool herd at 1700gns; 1300gns; and 1100gns respectively.  Showing the productivity and efficiency of Simmental females the 1700gns and 1100gns prices were twin heifer calves selling for a collective 2800gns at one year old.  Selling at 1700gns was Fishpool Lexi.  March 2020 born this heifer is by Sterling Hugo 16 and is out of Fishpool Heather.  Fishpool Lexi, and her twin Fishpool Laura, were both purchased by P Angelides, Langford Moor Farm, Coddington, Notts. The same buyer also purchased Fishpool Lucy at 1300gns.    


3 Bulls averaged               £2870

4 Heifers averaged          £1680