The British Simmental Cattle Society held their annual sale of Bulls and Females at Ludlow Auction Mart on Friday 10th April 2009.
Top price of the day was Shebdon Viscount from Terry Ford, Stores House, Walk Mill, Eccleshall, Stafford when he sold to David Parry, Stud Farm (Powys) Ltd, Bleddfa, Knighton. He stood Reserve Champion in the pre sale show, judged by Roger Birch, Pasturefields Herd, Stafford.
The pre sale Champion, Chesterman Vinnie from Messrs N. & N. Gwynne, Rhos-Ddu, Crymych, Pembrookeshire took the second top price of 3,300gns when he sold top Mr. S. Vaughan, Moss Hill Farm, Monkland, Leominster.
9 of the 10 bulls forward sold to an average of £2643.50; 2 In Calf Heifers averaged £1759; 1 Maiden Heifer £1838
|Shebdon Viscount||4000||Stud Farm (Powys), Bleddfa, Knighton|
|Abbotsbrook Voodoo||1550||MJM Farms, Lockley Villa Farm, Wistanwick, Market Drayton|
|Crackley Victorious||2100||J.B. Crow, Day House Farm, Shray Hill, Wellington, Shrops|
|Crackley Virgil||3200||A.F. Beavean & Co, The Graig Farm, Llanfair Waterdine, Knighton|
|Crackley Vigorous||2300||C.M. Mercer, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-under-Dinmore, Leominster|
|Chestermann Vinnie||3300||S. Vaughan, Moss Hill Farm, Monkland, Leominster|
|Wroxall Visionary||1500||MJM Farms, Lockley Villa Farm, Wistanwick, Market Drayton|
|Wroxall Vat-Mam||2300||E Mayglothling, Tack Barn Farm, Knighton|
|Cliftonswood Vimto||2400||D. Owen & Son, Llwydiarth, Pontfadog, Llangollen, Wrexham|
|Glewstone Topaz||1750||J.S. Owen, Home Farm, Cruckton, Shrewsbury|
|Glewstone Tamber||1600||J.S. Owen, Home Farm, Cruckton, Shrewsbury|
|Fortress Cadette 1V||1750||J.S. Owen, Home Farm, Cruckton, Shrewsbury|