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Archive | February, 2008


Newstart herd gross 316,000gns!!!!

By my reckoning (and my maths was never quite that good at school), the Newstart dispersal has just grossed 316,000gns. I’d like to say a big congratualtions to David and Mary and wish all the buyers a great deal of success. Although the word on the ringside is that Tansy, Viyella, Viper and possibly three […]

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Greenhill Viper sells for 20,000gns on the phone

Having had a more than successful show history alongside the likes of Upsydaisy and Viyella, the Newstart stock bull Greenhill Viper has sold for 20,000gns over the phone. Following that was a 12,000gns call to secure Newstart Buchanan, a Viper son out of Sarkley Nellie. Topping the served and maiden heifers section of the Newstart […]

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Newstart Viyella sells for 18,000gns

Another with an impressive show record to match her stature was Newstart Viyella who has gone through at 18,000gns. This Woodhouse Pugh daughter out of Rachels Stella (previously sold for 13,000gns) has a breeding value of +40 and was knocked down to a bidder on the phone. Also selling on the phone was her heifer […]

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Newstart continue at 22,000gns

Knocking down to Sussex-based Brian Baker of the Wealden herd (who could have been buying on behalf of someone else), Rivermead Rosebud sells for 22,000gns. By Rivermead Judge and out of Uplands Daffodil, she is a paternal granddaughter of Roncik Gains. Just before that a call of 10,000gns was given for the 1997 born Sarkley […]

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Back to normal bidding….for the time being!

Following that jaw dropping call of 41,000gns, Newstart Vashti has gone through at 3000gns, while her Raysonhall Treker bull calf has sold for 1000gns. Shortly after that the impressive pedigree behind Newstart Vieille has meant she has sold with her Newstart Apollo heifer calf at foot for 4000gns. By Woodhouse Pugh she is out of […]

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Newstart Upsydaisy sells for 41,000gns!!!!

Now the one we were all waiting for – the Royal Show Interbreed Champion Newstart Upsydaisy has just knocked down for wait for it…..41,000gns. I’t’s not confirmed yet but it looks like Mary Beeney has bought her to stay at home with her daughter Mary Cormack. I know who my money is on for under […]

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Newstart Uptowngirl sells for 9000gns

One of my favourite lots, Newstart Uptowngirl has just gone through at 9000gns, while her bull calf by Grahams Poncho has just gone through at 3500gns. Uptowngirl is another Nellie daughter, again by Iceman and is a maternal sister to the previously sold 20,000gns Newstart Tansy. Just following that was a call of 5000gns for […]

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Newstart running at 20,000gns for top bid so far

Now the action has really hotted up as a phone bid of 20,000gns has just secured Newstart Tansy, one of the many top lots on offer. This powerhouse of a Woodhouse Pugh daughter out of the famous Sarkley Nellie is sold in calf to Greenhill Viper. Just before that a call of 13,000gns secured Rachels […]

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Newstart bidding underway with a call of 4000gns

Well bidding has kicked off at Borderway Mart, Carlisle with a call of 4000gns for one of the earlier lots in to the ring for the Newstart Limousin dispersal. Rachels Shula, the 2001 bred Ronick Iceman daughter has a breeding value of +31 and calving value of +2. her Dauphin sired bull calf Newstart Cesarwitch […]

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Taking all bets on Newstart sale today

Anticipation is likely to be mounting in the minds of many pedigree Limousin breeders this morning regarding Mary and David Cormack’s Newstart dispersal. The obvious choices will be last year’s Royal Show champion Newstart Upsydaisy – the Ronick Iceman daughter. Her heifer calf won’t be too far behind her in the sale stakes either -Buddleia. […]

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