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,...
Stirling Multibreed Sale 5th May 2014.
Judged by Mr R Pettit, Mains Of Tannachy, Portgordon, Buckie, Banffshire AB56 5BU
Top price went to Westridge Dugan from Mr and Mrs M Ward and son, West Mains Farm, Newbigging, Carnwath, Lanark, Lanarkshire ML11 8NB,an Arkmill Franklyn son, out of a Ranfurly Volvo daughter, selling at 6500gns to Society President Iain Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7NN
Next best was the over-all champion on the day from W.S.Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire AB55 6LN, this Clonagh A Super Start son out of an Islavale Marvel daughter sold for 6000gns to David and Christine Loftus for their Blackpool herd at Lodge Farm, Thistleton, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 3XA
Trading at 5600gns was Aultmore Dynamite, from W M Patterson and son,Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith, Moray AB55 6QT,a Clonagh Tiger Gallant son, out of a Rosten Barney daugher, purchased by Anderson & Son, Parkhill Farm, Roberton, Hawick TD9 7PH
Following at 5500gns was Woodhall Defender , from MR H Macaskill, Woodhall Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1SH,a Raceview All-star KK son out of a Mackney Hector daughter, purchased by Colin Little,East Bracklinn,Callander FK17 8LS
17 bulls @£4367 (+463)
The dispersal of the Kinninmonth Herd on behalf of LT Paul saw 61 lots average £2058.55.
Top price was 5800gns for the stock bull Lambclose Bacchus, bred by Greasley Estate, this Curaheen Tyson son of of the famous Stirling Flint daughter Darsham Kit Kat was purchased by Dorothy Moffat, Innerwick Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1SE