At the Lincoln Red Cattle Society’s autumn show and sale at Newark Livestock Market R E Needham and Son’s Senior champion and overall champion Bull, Market Stainton Peter topped trade selling at 4,200gns.

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 Peter is sired by Donington Lancer and out of Market Stainton Eva 4th G10 was secured by Mr A J King of the King Herd, Holbeach, Lincolnshire.

 

Trade was up on the year at the autumn sale with bull’s averaging 3,100gns (£3255), up by 400gns on 2011’s averages.

 

Interest from Commercial Breeders meant a brisk trade in the females with prices holding firm against 2011 autumn show and Sale figures. The top priced heifer at 2,400gns was Michael Read’s May 2010 born heifer, in calf to Tapus Nova Scotia. This one is by Hemingby Treasure N684 sired by Donington Kavannah out of Hemingby Treasure H349 and was knocked down to Mr and Mrs A W J Bambridge’s Hobart Herd, Norfolk.

 

The champion heifer in the show, H M and J M Needler’s January 2011 born maiden heifer; Walmer Rose P4 sired by Beverley Jaunty out of Walmer Rose C13 sold for 1,600gns to Mr and Mrs A W J Bambridge’s Hobart Herd, Blickling, Norfolk. Reserve champion heifer, Mr T H Charlton’s January 2011 born maiden heifer Vickers Field Lisa P9, sired by Beverley Logan out of Vickers Field Lisa Loo L1 sold for 1,500gns to Iken Hall Farm’s Yarn Hill Herd, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

 

Other top prices included Mr and Mrs S Keen’s in calf cow Beverley Gift K4 (bred by R I Clough & Son) and with Simmental cross calf at foot, sired by Beverley Adventurer out of Beverley Gift V15, sold for 2,000gns to E O Wood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. The Keen’s second cow, Walmer Heroine L35 (bred by HM & JM Needler) also in calf to a Simmental bull and with a Simmental cross calf at foot and sired by Walmer Falcon out of Walmer Heroine G60 sold for 1,800gns to Mr A J King’s King Herd, Holbeach, Lincolnshire.

 

Averages 60 females, £1355; two in calf cows with calves at foot, £1,995; 20 in calf heifers, £1,478; 30 maidens, £1185. Overall sale 62 animals, £1416.

 

 

 

Other top prices included Mr and Mrs S Keen’s in calf cow Beverley Gift K4 (bred by R I Clough & Son) and with Simmental cross calf at foot, sired by Beverley Adventurer out of Beverley Gift V15, sold for 2,000gns to E O Wood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. The Keen’s second cow, Walmer Heroine L35 (bred by HM & JM Needler) also in calf to a Simmental bull and with a Simmental cross calf at foot and sired by Walmer Falcon out of Walmer Heroine G60 sold for 1,800gns to Mr A J King’s King Herd, Holbeach, Lincolnshire.

Averages 60 females, £1355; two in calf cows with calves at foot, £1,995; 20 in calf heifers, £1,478; 30 maidens, £1185. Overall sale 62 animals, £1416.