The supreme beef champion, Allanfauld Fizz from Ewan MacPherson and Sons, Mill Farm House, Oban, Argyll sold for a top call of 9,000gns at the East of England Smithfield Festival on Saturday.
Weighing in at 604kg, the heifer was the first pure bred to have won at
Next best among the pedigree cattle on offer was Shorthorn bull Glenariff Cincinnati, an entry from N J and A M Barrett. This one is by Glenariff
He was champion beef shorthorn bull and reserve native interbreed champion at the Royal Norfolk Show this year and was the best owner bred bull at the East of England Show. He found a new home with J Cherry, Hertfordshire.
Then at 3,500gns was Shorthorn Podehole Tess Diana from Mr H Horrell. This light roan Podehole Yeti daughter is out of Podehole Tess Zabrina and has a TSI and SRI of +11. She went to Morrison Farms,
I and S Clough from
2,200gns was the next best call from Morrisons Farms, securing Podehole Rose Damask, a Podehole Yeti daughter, out of Podehole Scarlet.
Among the fat cattle on sale, the top price went to Mr and Mrs M J Alford’s I’m Your Man – the reserve supreme beef champion. This one is a Goldies Oswald son, out of a
At £2,280 was Apricot, a
Topping the baby beef was
Pedigree Cattle Averages 1 Bull £4,725.00
4 Heifers £4,515.00
4 Steers £1,662.50
Fat Cattle 25 Steers 227.10p
9 Heifers 295.74p
Total average 33 Sold 243.37p
(Newark Livestock Market)