• 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,...
Perth Autumn Sale
Simmental average on the up at Perth sales
A TOP quality entry of Simmental bulls at Perth saw 105 head average £3,437 – up £637 on last year, when 101 were sold.
The top price of 15,000 guineas was for the supreme champion, the April 2002 Blackford Nobleman, from Bill MacPherson, Blackford, Croy, Inverness. This bull, with exceptional performance figures, sold to Tony Hurn, Beck, Norwich.
At 10,000gns the reserve supreme champion, the January 2002 Sterling Nelson from Boddington Estates, Cheltenham, was sold in a joint deal to John Young, Skerrington Mains, Kilmarnock, and Lachlan Quarm, Alnwick House, Irvine.
Five bulls sold at 7,000gns: from Gerald Smith, Drumsleed, Laurencekirk to Blair Castle Estates, Blair Atholl; Finlay McGowan, Incheoch, Blairgowrie, to R H Widdecome, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon; P & M Forrester, Upper Drumgley, Forfar to J & IM Sinclair, Haquoy, Orkney; David Donnelly, Hulland Ward, Derby, from Caroline and Gillian Greenhill, Craighill Dundee; and Marshall Farms, Concraig, Kintore, Aberdeen, from Finlay McGowan.
report courtesy of The Scotsman
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