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Ludlow Spring Sale
QUALITY SIMMENTALS IN STRONG DEMAND
The British Simmental Cattle Society’s Spring Show and Sale at Ludlow enjoyed strong and competitive competition particularly for the “top end” of the entry.
Top bid peaked at 2,700 gns. for “Beanhill Prince” a homebred bull from RJ & BE Kimber, Chippenham, Wiltshire, the bull, an “Agardsley Elgar” son won 1st and Reserve Champion on the day and was hotly contested eventually purchased by Renshaw & Brassington of Hollington, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.
Second highest price levelled at 2,000 gns for “Crackley Performer”, consigned by Booth & Bell, Kenilworth, Warkwickshire and secured by well known local breeder Michael Mercer from Hope under Dinmore, Herefordshire. Booth & Bell also recorded 1750 gns for another bull to SR Morgan & Sons of Elton, Ludlow, Shropshire.
The Champion bull at the Show and Sale from Mrs Judith Cockerill of Banbury, Oxfordshire sold briskly to 1400 gns. to Mrs J Jewell from Aberystwyth, West Wales.
Champion Bull Lot 2 Farnborough Playboy sold for 1400 gns
Reserve Champion Lot 14 Beanhill Prince sold for 2700 gns
Bulling Heifer £777.00
In Calf Heifers £803.25
[go to Animal Details for pedigree details]
lot6 CRACKLEY PERFORMER 2000 gns
lot 7 HOLTICK RANGER1120 gns
lot 8 WROXALL PROMOTION1040 gns
lot 9 WROXALL PASTMASTER 1300gns
lot 10 WROXALL PAPERBOY1300 gns
lot 11 DYFED PARLIMENTARIAN1280 gns
lot 12 HIRWAUN PENRI(TF)1000 gns
lot 14 BEANHILL PRINCE2700 gns
lot 15 HIGHCROFT PROGRESS1100 gns
lot 16 CRACKLEY PROSECUTOR1750 gns
lot 17 ASTCOTE POACHER1140 gns
lot 18 PENTRE PHILIP1000 gns
lot 19 HIRWAUN REMBRANDT1000 gns
lot 20 SHEBDON RUM1180 gns
Lot 22 ASTCOTE TONIAS PATIENCE 740 gns
(2 other females sold not in the catalogue
820 gns & 700 gns)