In an incredibly generous gesture, James and Rachael Griffin of the Hemingford Simmental herd, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, have pledged to donate the entire sale proceeds of their heifer, Hemingford Lancome, to the Breast Cancer Now charity. The March 2020 born...
Some record averages at sales with strong clearance rates, confirmation of the Simmental breed as the UK’s number one continental breed for age at slaughter, and a solid year of financial performance are just some of the highlights from British Simmental Cattle...
SIMMENTALS MILK AND MATERNAL QUALITIES, COMBINED WITH MUSCLE, GROWTH, AND CARCASE TRAITS ADDING UP TO ESSENTIAL PROFIT!
SIMMENTALS TOPPING COMMERCIAL MARKETS AT: THAINSTONE; HALLWORTHY; DUMFRIES; HOLSWORTHY; FROME; MARKET DRAYTON; TRURO; HEXHAM; QUOYBRAE; CARLISLE; SEDGEMOOR; LANCASTER; EXETER; BRECON; ST. BOSWELLS; SHREWSBURY; KILREA; LANARK; AND PENRITH. At Thainstone on 1st October,...
Carlisle Annual Spring Sale of Simmental Bulls and Females
Topping the trade at 4,200gns was Blackpool Alpha by Lamhoj Supery (P), bred by J D Loftus of the Blackpool Herd in Lancashire.
Male Champion & Supreme Champion Urrvalley Alfie 09 by Dirnanean Salvador which was bred by Peter Brown, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, sold for 4,100gns, also from the same stable Urrvalley Albert a Keeldrum Schubert son sold for 4,100gns
Reserve Male Champion & Supreme Male Champion, Lyvennet Archer 09 sold for 2,100gns
14 bulls sold at a sale average of £3195.00 a clearance rate of 88%
Female Champion Blakewell Nina 7th bred by I & M Steele in East Yorkshire, sold for 1,200gns.
Reserve Female Champion was Courance Kim a Hockenhull Socrates daughter bred by A W Jack of Courance Farms, she was unsold
4 haltered females were sold for a sales average of £1,155
5 unhaltered females were sold for a sales average of £1,115
Caistor Reduction Sale
6 cows with Calves/ and incalf sold to a sales average of £1,442
3 Maiden heifers sold to a sales average of £952.00