SIMMENTAL ADVANTAGES IN AGE AT SLAUGHTER, REDUCED FINISHING COSTS, MATERNAL TRAITS, AND IMPROVED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. Analysis of AHDB’s National Beef Evaluation (NBE) data (December) has shown that Simmental sired progeny have a superior Daily Carcase Gain in...
In the run up to the February 2024 Stirling Simmental Bull Sale please see here a feature on the Denizes Herd of Michael & John Barlow, Nr Leyland, Lancashire who have a team of five bulls entered. The feature was first published in the Scottish Farmer and is...
It has been a variable and challenging year for all our members, and we have seen a change round on the committee. Mark Sallis and David Savins stepped down from their roles as Chairman and Vice Chairman, which has been taken on by Josh Evans and me. We have...
KINGPIN ‘STRIKES’ TO WIN CLASS FIVE OF THE 2022 SIMMENTAL VIRTUAL SHOW
We are moving through the classes of this year’s competition and again with a high standard forward from around the country. Thank you to everyone who has had a go and continues to promote the Simmental breed so well.
This week’s winner of Class Five, Senior Bull Born on or Before 31st December 2019 is Grangewood Kingpin 19 from the Mixbury Hall herd of Mr V C Bailey, Brackley, Northamptonshire. Purchased for 8,000gns at Stirling in February 2021, Kingpin was bred by Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Pickering, North Yorkshire, and has gone on to breed 14 progeny into his new herd so far. Sired by the 19,000gns Stirling Reserve Senior Champion Grangewood Baron 10, this October-2019 born bull was bred out of Grangewood Sahara’s Gold.
The top five places for this class have been awarded by the Judge, Gavin Brown of Springfield Simmentals, Penicuik, Midlothian, as follows:
1st – Grangewood Kingpin 19
2nd – Kilbride Farm Jetstream 18 (P)
3rd – Coose Gambler
4th – Lintmill Jedi 18
5th – Skerrington Iceman 17