Champion heifer sells for 300p/kg at Exeter primestock

The overall championship title at the 32nd Exeter and District Christmas show was awarded to a 15-month-old Limousin x heifer from Jess Maynard.

Singapore Sling is sired by the Sympa son Exmoor Champion and is out of a British Blue x cow. She topped the scales at 595kilos and sold to the judge Mr Pascoe, Cornwall, for 300p/kg.

In reserve was Lin Pidsley from Payhembury, near Honiton, with her Limousin x heifer Highland Magic, which weighed in at 563 kilos.

The champion 44.5kg Beltex lambs sold to £110. Top was £150 for two pairs of pure Texel ewe lambs from E W Quick and Sons.


(Kivells and Husseys)