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,...
Royal Northern Spring Show and Sale
Pedigree bulls sold to a top price of 3,400gn at the spring show and sale at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday, March 2nd 2005.
The event was run by Aberdeen & Northern Marts as part of the 2005 Royal Northern Spring Show and was held under the auspices of the British Charolais, Limousin, Simmental and Aberdeen-Angus cattle societies.
From W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen came both the champion and reserve champion Simmentals. Champion was the September 2003-born Whiteknowes Pioneer by Slievenagh Fantastic which made 2,100gn, while the reserve – the September 2003-born Whiteknowes Punch by Islavale Marvel – achieved 1,700gn.
Simmental Bull: 1 Whiteknowes Pioneer by Slievenagh Fantastic from W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen (2,100gn); 2 Whiteknowes Punch by Islavale Marvel from W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen (1,700gn); 3 Drumsleed Pepper by Sterling Mars 2nd from G. W. Smith, Drumsleed, Laurencekirk (2,000gn).