• 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,...
ROCKYTOP ‘HARD TO STOP’ IN CLASS SEVEN OF THE 2021 SIMMENTAL VIRTUAL SHOW
A mighty well done goes to Gary and Angela Christie of the Rockytop herd, Glass, Huntly who have scooped the honours in Class 7 of the 2021 Virtual Simmental Show with Rockytop Luca. May 2020 born, Rockytop Luca is entirely homebred being sired by Rockytop I’m Yer Man and out of Rockytop Champagne’s Irma. For good measure three Rockytop bulls featured in the top eight placings!
A big thank you goes to our judge, Graham Allan of the noted Glenturk herd, Wigtown, Newton Stewart who has picked his top placings from another strong class, and this time featuring 65 young bulls. Look out for further comments from Graham in the judges video which will be posted shortly. Thanks to all breeders for your entries and support, it is hugely appreciated. The reach of this online competition is truly remarkable and worldwide. The 2021 Virtual Show is proving to once again be a big social media hit and a fantastic showcase and promotion of British Simmental. It is only possible with your continued support and pictures of your quality cattle. Thank you!
The eagerly anticipated results for Class 7 are as follows:
1st Rockytop Luca
2nd Islavale Lennon
3rd Caithness Laird
4th Islavale Lachlan
5th Rockytop Lorenzo
6th Rockytop Levi
7th Breaghey Lord Enniskillen
8th Springfield Legacy