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Annadale Ironman tops Dungannon Limousin sale

The British Limousin Cattle Society’s Autumn Show and Sale on Friday (24 October) at Dungannon Livestock Mart saw a top price of 4,100gns with 13 bulls finding homes at an average of £2,382 up £376 a head on the year. Eight females were also sold to a top price of 1,850gns and an average of […]

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Shaun Richards with his top price 4,050gns dog Queen.

Queen rules as Shaun Richards again crowned top dog at Skipton

North Craven’s Shaun Richards was top dog again at Skipton Auction Mart’s autumn sale of working sheep dogs. His three-year-old tri-coloured bitch Queen sold for a sale-topping 4,050gns. Mr Richards, who runs Pen-y-Borough Sheep Dogs in Eldroth, near Settle, has topped three of this year’s four seasonal fixtures at Skipton, making second top price at […]

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Dolgellau Annual Autumn show and sale of pedigree Welsh Black cattle

Top price of the day was achieved by Brysgaga Eirian 47th the champion female from Mr Rowland Rees, Brysgaga, Bow Street, Ceredigion. Sired by Penwernhir Seraff and out of Brysgaga Eirian 25th, she sold outside the ring to Mr BW Thomas, Chwaen Goch, Llanerch-y-Medd, Anglesey for 2,000gns. Reserve champion Brysgaga Addowol 59th, another heifer from […]

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Nejay Dairy Shorthorn dispersal leads society sale

The Shorthorn Society’s annual show and sale, at Beeston Castle last Friday saw a top price of 5,000gns. Leading prices was a heifer from the Nejay dispersal on behalf of Society President Neil Madeley and his wife Jayne, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, who decided to sell their award-winning herd following the consecutive milk price cuts. Nejay Pamela […]

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Lincoln Reds sell to 5,800gns at Newark

Demand for Lincoln Reds at the breed’s autumn sale was strong, with a top price of 5,800gns in the select offering of bulls, while females reached 3,000gns. Leading trade was Foulness Leroy from Chris Page, Brough, East Yorkshire. This Market Stainton Norman son was reserve male champion and junior champion at the Great Yorkshire Show […]

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Carlisle Herefords peak at 3,000gns

Herefords sold to a high of 3,000gns at the Autumn Show and Sale, Carlisle, last Friday (24 October). The top price lot was John A Cameron and Son’s bull, Baldinnie 1 Storm. Sired by Baldinnie 1 Orient and out of Baldinnie 1 Super Gal 9th, this homebred bull has a TSI of +42, putting him […]

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Maiden heifer tops Blonde Autumn Sale at Carlisle

Topping trade at the British Blonde Autumn Show and Sale was Mr CR Fawcett’s supreme champion maiden heifer, Kissthorn Izzy from Sand Hutton, York. Sired by Shanvally Fletcher and out of Thistlegrove Pat, she won the female championship in the pre-sale show. She was knocked down at 4,500gns to W Hall, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway. […]

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Charolais bulls lead trade at Stirling with top call of 22,000gns

Charolais bulls stole the show at Stirling bull sales this week (22 October), when they took the top breed price of 22,000gns.   Society chief executive David Benson said the sale “finished on a flurry”, with 55 lots selling for 5,000gns or more. He said: “We’ve never had such a large percentage of bulls at […]

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Stirling bull sales 2014: Simmental bulls top 16,000gns for NI consignment

Northern Ireland’s breeders secured the Simmental top price for the second October running as bidding has peaked at 16,000gns for Mr RJ Boyd’s Slievenagh Emperor 13. Despite seven less bulls sold and a top price 2,000gns lower on the year, sale averages were up by £211, with 72 bulls selling to average £5,852, representing a […]

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Stirling bull sales 2014: Elrick Inferno leads Lim trade with 14,000gns bid

An entry from Michael Massie, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, lit up Limousin trade on Monday (20 October), when it secured the headline price of 14,000gns. Headline hitter was the intermediate and supreme champion Elrick Inferno, born in April 2013, is by the 22,000gns AI sire Hartlaw Excaliber, a Wilodge Tonka son, who won the male championship at […]

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