Limousins trade to 4200gns at Skipton

Limousin bulls reached a peak of 4200gns at Skipton on Wednesday when the day’s pre-sale champion, Brontemoor Carmen from Stephen Priestley sold to David and Richard Sandham, Calton to be crossed onto British Blue cross cows. Carmen is by Procters Subaru and out of a homebred dam Brontemoor Uhu.

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The Priestley family also took the day’s second top price of 3300gns when they sold Sultan son Brontemoor Custer. He’s out of Brontemoor Rolypoly and sold to David Preston, Stainforth.

At 2800gns was Laverock Bracken from Billy Richardson. This one is by Rocky and sold to Neville Raine, Bowes Moor, Barnard Castle. Next best was another Brontemoor entry, this time Costin, another Sultan son, at 2750gns.

And at 2450gns was the days reserve champion, Oddacres Cavalier from John and Claire Mason, Emsay. By Titan he sold to A and R A Middleton, Cowan Bridge.

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Averages; senior bulls £2554, junior bulls £1715 (Craven Cattle Markets).