• 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,...
Carlisle Spring Sale
A packed ringside at Carlisle, saw a limited number but good show of bulls average £3636 for the 9 sold a rise of £1,456 on the year.
Top price of the day was 5,500gns for the last lot in the ring, Hockenhull Wilfred, the first son to be sold from Hockenhull Red Rum. He will also be one of the last bulls sold from Hugo Arnold’s Hockenhull Herd, which will be dispersed later in the year on 22nd September, when the family retire from farming after a long association with the breed. He went to Braesteads Farm Ltd, Patterdale, Cumbria.
The second lot in the ring had kicked the sale off at an impressive 4500gns, when A & A.B. Graham, Barnglies, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, purchased the Reserve Male Champion at the pre sale show, Grangewood Valentine from Andrew and Yvonne Leadam, Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. This was equalled by the very next lot in, when the Male Champion, Hockenhull Ventura sold to The Eslington Farming Company, Whittingham, Alnwick, Northumberland.
The pre sale Female and Overall Champion, judged by John Trafford, was one of a string of good heifers from W.J. Hollingsworths’, Midhope Herd from Midhopestones, Sheffield. Midhope Temptation is an October 06 heifer by Dyfed Lord and sold in calf to Dirnanean Snowie who was the Senior Champion at Perth in February 2007. She sold to William Warren, Church Farm, Gomersal, Cleckheaton.
Seven heifers from the Midhope herd averaged £1995.
9 bulls £3636
5 cows £1943
15 Heifers £1,786
|GRANGEWOOD VALENTINO||4,500GNS||A & AB GRAHAM, BARNGLIES, CANONBIE, DUMFRIESSHIRE|
|HOCKENHULL VENTURA||4,500GNS||ESLINGTON FARMING CO. ESLINGTON PARK, WHITTINGHAM. ALNWICK|
|HOCKENHULL WINSTON||2,600GNS||KH & RJ CRAYSTON, SHEEPFILED FARM, CALDERBRIDGE, SEASCALE, CUMBRIA|
|TIRLEY WHITE ADMIRAL||1,800GNS||GJ KENNY, NORTH LANE, ELWICK, HARTLEPOOL, CLEVLAND|
|HOCKENHULL WALDO||3,100GNS||A. TEASDALE, KELLAH, HALTWHISTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND|
|HOCKENHULL WARNER||3,700GNS||COURANCE SIMMENTALS, COURANCE, LOCKERBIE, DUMFRIESSHIRE|
|HOCKENHULL WILFRED||5,500GNS||BRAESTEADS FARMS, PATTERDALE, PENRITH, CUMBRIA|
|BLACKPOOL NIMBLE||1,500GNS||J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA|
|BLACKPOOL RAINBOW||1,900GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|TILLYLAIR SACHA||2,400GNS||J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA|
|BLACKEWELL MOLLY’S TRUDIE||1,700GNS||W. MUIRHEAD, MUIRHEAD FARM, TWYNHOLM, KIRCUDBRIGHTSHIRE|
|BLACKPOOL THELMA||1,750GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|SWINGLETREE LIBERTY||1,500GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|MIDHOPE TROTH||1,400GNS||W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON|
|BLACKPOOL TREASURE||1,650GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|MIDHOPE TEMPTATION||3,800GNS||W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON|
|BLACKPOOL TIFFANY||1,400GNS||JB & EJ PEILE, PASTUREHOUSE FARM, BOLTON LOW HOUSES, WIGTON|
|MIDHOPE TANNI||1,550GNS||DJ & AK FAULDER, TOWNHEAD FARM, UNTHANK, DALSTON, CARLISLE|
|MIDHOPE TAMMY||1,900GNS||RJS & DM ADDISON, KELD FARM, KINGSMEABURN, PENRITH, CUMBRIA|
|MIDHOPE TWISTER||1,350GNS||N HITCHEN, OLD CRIB FARM, LUDDENDEN FOOT, HALIFAX, W.YORKS|
|GRANGEWOOD TREASURE||2,500GNS||W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON|
|MIDHOPE TIFFANY||1,600GNS||A. JONES, PANTYREFAIL LLANFYNYDD, CARMARTHEN|
|MIDHOPE VICTORIA||1,700GNS||RA DAVENPORT, BEECH TREE FARM, BRADWALL, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE|
|REGENCY VALENTINE||1,350GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|BALCKPOOL VISION||1,150GNS||GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE|
|ASCOT VIOLA||1,400GNS||RA DAVENPORT, BEECH TREE FARM, BRADWALL, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE|
|BLACKEWELL NINA 5TH||1,250GNS||J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA|