A new breed record price of 18,000gns – and the highest priced animal ever sold at Newark Auction Mart – was paid today at the Lincoln Red Cattle Society’s show and sale.
The bull, Beverley Noble, took the championship title and was consigned by Ivan and Martin Clough, Beverley, east Yorkshire and heads north to
Leading breeder Hedley Needler sold Walmer Nordic – a son of Beverley Henchman – at 10,000gns. This bid matched the previous breed record established in the
Female bidding reached 2400gns given by T Davies, Clapton, Gloucestershire for Michael Read’s in-calf heifer Hemingby Bridget that stood reserve champion. Top ticket went to Walmer Princess N18 from Hedley Needler. Buyers at 1600gns were G L Gent and Son,
Averages: 12 bulls £5880; five cows £1795; seven in-calf heifers £1867 and 54 maiden heifers £1237.