A top call of £1500 was achieved at Bentham Market’s show and sale of store cattle last week, with the leading bid made for a 15 month old Limousin steer from Graham Jackson. This one, by Procters Titan and out of Limousin x British Blue dam had been placed champion in the pre-sale show by judges Louise Todd and Bob Richmond. He was knocked down to Colchester-based finishers Gerald and Will Ketley.
Selling at £1010 was the best of a run of 20 bulling heifers from Messrs Whitaker, Clapham, with their Limousin x British Blue crosses averaging £936. And at £1000 was a pure Limousin bull from Messrs Kelly, Mansergh.
Then trading at £905 was the reserve champion from the show, a Limousin x British Blue heifer from David Broadbent. She also sold to Messrs Ketley.