By Saphir, a bull in joint ownership with Harry Emslie, and out of a homebred cow Seren, Beren sells with a breeding value of LM+31. The Hafodlas herd also had the third highest price on the day selling a Ryedale Paragon son, Balnacraig Buzzbee, a May 2006 bull bought last June at the Balncraig dispersal as a young calf at foot. Buzzbee, with another breeding value of LM+31, changed hands at 2600gns to Northern Ireland breeders J and S Allen.
Second highest price on the day went to the Griseburn herd of Andrew and Helen Horn, who sold the March 2006 heifer Griseburn Beryl to Nether Hall Farm, Lancs for 2800gns. She is a daughter of Ballinloan Rascal and out of a Napoleon sired mother.
The Hickson family’s offering from their Becks herd topped at 1950gns for the April 2005 bull Beck Burke. Sired by Louxor and out of Beck Mildred, he sold to an undisclosed buyer.
Hudscales 8 bulls £1,745.63
Beck 5 bulls £1,344.00, 3 heifers £682.50
Hafodlas 2 bulls £2,362.50, 4 bulls £1,863.75
Pikestone 3 heifers £769.67
Cwm 4 bulls £839.00, 1 heifer £892.50
Griseburn 7 heifers £1,300.50
Trigwr 1 heifer £787.50
Shieldrigg 1 heifer £1,050.00
Cilgwyn 2 bulls £1,365.00
Terrace 1 bull £840.00