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,...
Newark Show and Sale
Inaugural Society Show and Sale at Newark Livestock Market on Saturday 9th April 2011.
Judged by Mr Denis Mitchell, Station Farm, Thursford, Fakenham, Norfolk.
Overall Champion was Theberton Augustus, an AI son of Kilbride Farm Newry from Mr & Mrs LJ Dowley,Theberton House, Theberton, Leiston, Suffolk, sold for 3600 guineas. Capping an excellent day for the Theberton stable they took the Female Championship as well with Theberton Amber 2nd, a Burghbridge Nero daughter selling for 2600 guineas.
Topping the trade on the day was Thursford Treble 34th, this Blair Rory daughter which wasn’t shown realised 4600 guineas was sold to C R Fovargue Bros, Bottom Farm, Colerton, Leicester, joining their Edroda herd.
Reserve Overall Champion Midhope Augustus , a Dirnanean Snowie son sold for 1900 guineas.
5 bulls averaged £2226