‘BREEDING THE BEST’ SIMMENTALS TO FIT ALL SYSTEMS

‘BREEDING THE BEST’ SIMMENTALS TO FIT ALL SYSTEMS

With a firm eye to the future and the role the Simmental breed has to play, here we feature the Lancashire based Wood family with their high profile 50-cow Popes pedigree herd, and their fresh meat wholesale business, Bowland Foods. Factfile: Popes Farm, Dutton,...

11,000GNS ISLAVALE NIGHTRIDER LEADS ABERDEEN SIMMENTAL SALE

11,000GNS ISLAVALE NIGHTRIDER LEADS ABERDEEN SIMMENTAL SALE

Backmuir sells to 8800gns Rockytop bull at 8500gns 11 bulls average £5832.27 Simmental Bull Champion Islavale Nightrider 22 - sold for 11,000gns The May 2022 born Islavale Nightrider from Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith made 11,000gns to lead the...

Royal Cornwall Show 2023

Royal Cornwall Show 2023

Royal Cornwall Show welcomed Vikki Wood (Popes) to judge the British Simmental Section for 2023. Seven breeders battled with high winds and soaring temperatures bringing forward twenty- four exhibits for scrutiny. Judge’s Comments I will begin by congratulating all...

Pedigree Simmental Show and Sale at Bristol Sale Centre

by | May 13, 2006


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Judge: G Smith, ‘Drumsleed’ herd, Aberdeen

21 Bulls sold to a sales average of £1260.50
Prize Name Vendor Purchaser Price Gns
Overall Male Champion Tilbrook Rolo Mr P N Burgess Mr G W Smith – Drumsleed Herd 2000.00
Reserve Overall Male Champion Heywood Rooster Booster Mr D M Barker Mr P R Matthews – South Molton 2000.00
Top Price Bulls Alreb Stanley Mr A Evans Mr G Kingston – Kingeorge Herd 2600.00
Shebdon Servo Mr T W Ford Mr D A Eynon – Barlo Herd 2300.00
Heywood Rooster Booster Mr D M Barker Mr P R Matthews – South Molton 2000.00
Tilbrook Rolo Mr P N Burgess Mr G W Smith – Drumsleed Herd 2000.00
Wishful Snowball D B & C A Mills Mr R Barrow – Bridgwater, Somerset 1700.00
Heywood Senator Mr D M Barker Mr W Hole – Eddlestow Herd 1700.00
93 Females sold to a sales average of £869.26
Female Champion Atlow Jennie Mr D Donnelly Miss A Jones – Cefngwlad Herd 1500.00
Reserve Female Champion Beanhill Penny Mr & Mrs R J & B E Kimber Mr & Mrs Olds – Falmouth 900.00
Top Price Females Highcroft Furst 6th M/S R A & C A Farmer Stuart & Sonja Keen – Starnhill herd 5000.00
Cargibbitt Trixie-Belle Mr K J Oliver M/S J H & V G Wood – Popes herd 4000.00
Highcroft Tollie 7th M/S R A & C A Farmer Mr & Mrs A S & Y A Leedham – Grangewood herd 4200.00
Highcroft Furst 8th M/S R A & C A Farmer Stuart & Sonja Keen – Starnhill herd 2500.00
Highcroft Tollie 9th (TF) M/S R A & C A Farmer Stuart & Sonja Keen – Starnhill herd 2500.00
Highcroft Tollie 8th (TF) M/S R A & C A Farmer Stuart & Sonja Keen – Starnhill herd 2000.00