• Ranfurly heifers top at 5400gns & 4900gns• Omorga heifers at 4700gns & 4400gns• Cladymore heifer at 4600gns• Ten-month-old ‘Miss Crumble’ tops Commercials at 2700gns Female champion at 50th Anniversary Simmental Spectacular was Ranfurly Weikel 40th L10 sold...
• 57 bulls sold, up 5 on the year• Bulls average £5961, up £372 on the year• 22 bulls sell at 6000gns or more, with three at five figures• 7 Islavale bulls average £9185• Corskie lead female trade at 6000gns Auchorachan Landmark 18,000gns The junior bull Auchorachan...
57 bulls sell to average £5961, up £372 on the year. Lot 777, Auchorachan Landmark 20 from D & R Durno & Sons, topped the Sale at 18000gns. The Auchorachan Hercules sired bull, out of Auchorachan Holly, led the Sale, being purchased by Mr B Grant, of the...
Carlisle Autumn Show and Sale
2,200 gns top for Carlisle Simmentals
First in his class and reserve champion overall, Glebehill Nut, owned by father and daughter partnership RW and G Hudson, topped the bidding at the Annual Autumn Show and Sale of Simmental Bulls and Females at Carlisle.
Nut travelled from Nottinghamshire and then on to Oxfordshire after he had been purchased by J Rixon Ltd. Out of a Yanley Maureen cow and by the Hudson’s stock bull, Glebehill Just William, whosired four of the Glebehill Royal Show team, this 22 month old bull had a beef value SM 32.
Bob Carter topped the females section with Gerrard Alice 2nd, a Slievenagh Fantastic first calver. She went southwards to Ecclesfield, Sheffield with Mr & Mrs Keen who hope to join the show circuit with her next year. A number of other buyers went home disappointed and a bigger draft of females must be the message for all vendors next year.
Bulls £1,436 (up £100 on last year)