The top call from the auctioneers at today’s British Limousin Cattle Society’s Summer Sale of Bulls went down at 5,200gns for the first bull in the ring.
Achieving this price was Crossdykes Fusilier from J Common, Crossdykes, Lockerbie, Dumfries. This August 2010 born bull is by Culnagechan Bullseye and out of Crossdykes Blossom – the buyer was Southwick Farms, Southwick House, Dumfries.
Second best price went to Lot 10 Sportsmans Firestone brought forward by Boden & Davies Ltd. Firestone made 5,000gns going home with G & I Turnbull & Sons, Whashton Spring Farm, Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Redrock Fernando made the third best price of the afternoon of 4,800gns selling to H R Hayton & Son, Asby Grange, Gt Asby, Appleby, Cumbria. A Fieldson Alfy son out of Redrock Belle, Fernando was put forward by J W Fieldson having been purchased as a calf at foot at the Redrock dispersal sale.
26 bulls sold out of 27 to average £3,410.48
Following on from the bull sale a range of established & new breeders and commercial producers from all parts of the UK soon cleared the catalogue of females and youngstock that were on offer. 100% clearance on females.
The top priced female of the afternoon was Lot 62 Norman Gentle brought forward by E S & E Norman this March 2011 heifer made 7,200gns and was purchased by Boden & Davies Ltd of the noted Sportsmans herd.
71 heifers averaged £2,135.20
10 cows & calves averaged £2,740.50
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