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,...
Stars of the Future report 12th November 2016
Stars of the Future Calf show 12th November 2016 – United Auctions
A great show of calves came forward for the annual Stars of the Future event held at United Auctions in Stirling on the 12th November, Judging the Calf Show was Mr David Donnelly, (Atlow Herd), Preserva (Midlands) Ltd, Atlow House, Moss Lane, Ashbourne, DE6 3FB
Emma McAlister was awarded the Senior & Overall (Interbreeds) Young Handler – Judged by Paul Walker and presented with a new clipper, courtesy of Allflex.
Senior Champion was awarded to Kennox Tara’s Gem, a Sowenna Aristrocrat 09 daughter, exhibited by Mr David Craig, Kennox Cottage, Stewarton, Ayrshire KA3 3EF
Reserve Senior Champion went to Aultmore Goliath, a Banwy Bonzo 10 son from W M Patterson & Son, Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith, Moray AB55 6QT.
Taking the Junior Champion title was Cairnview Sonia 4th a Cairnview Snazzy daughter from Mr A J Wilson, Westcroft Farm, Lylestone Road, Kilwinning, Ayrshire KA13 7QN
With Reserve Junior Champion going to Greencap Hulk, a Kilbride Farm Dragoon 12 son, bred by Colin Inglis.