OFFICIAL SOCIETY SIMMENTAL SHOW & SALE (Incorporating the South West and Centre West Simmental Breeders Club)

Judged by Mr David Mills, Wellington, Somerset.

Demand for the breed was again evident with a 93% clearance on the bulls, 15 selling to average £3521.00 with a centre record price of 6600gns for New Trend Cocker-Leeky-Soup from C H Evans and Son, Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwickshire.

 New Trend Cocker-Leeky-Soup - 6,600gns

New Trend Cocker-Leeky-Soup – 6,600gns

This Polled son of Tiset Darwin sold to Mr C M Mercer, Bowley Court Farms, Leominster, Herefordshire. The same buyers took the second top price at 5000gns, Beanhill Caesar, a Curaheen Tyson son from Mr & Mrs R J & B E Kimber, Beanhill Farm,Christian Malford, Chippenham.

Beanhill Caesar - 5,000gns

Beanhill Caesar – 5,000gns

Next best was the Male Champion from MR R H Widdicombe, Ashprington Court, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon, Starline Commissioner, a Skerrington Warlord son out of a Starline Decision daughter selling for 4900gns.

Starline Commissioner - 4,900gns

Starline Commissioner – 4,900gns

Top price female on the day was from the Loxton reduction, Loxton Girlie, a Dirnanean Solomon daughter out of a Blackford Harvester daughter, selling for 3350gns with her heifer calf at foot.

Female Champion from Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Netherseal, Grangewood Bracken a Kilbride farm Newry daughter achieved 2400gns.

Grangewood Bracken - 2,400gns

Grangewood Bracken – 2,400gns

15 Bulls @ £3521.00
6 heifers @ £1723.00
Loxton reduction 8 cows and calves @ £3025.31
Booth and Bell, 8 maiden heifers @ £1185.00

2012 sale report

Auctioneers: Stags with McCartneys

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