New centre record set for Simmental bulls at Bristol

Trade was described as electric at the Simmental Cattle Society’s spring show and sale at Washingpool, Bristol (10 May), where a new centre record of 9,600gns was set.


Record setter was the pre-sale male champion Bosahan Dynamo bred and exhibited by Mr and Mrs J Olds, Constantine, Falmouth. Sired by Skerrington Armada he is out of a Kibride Farm Newry daughter. Buyer was Michael Barlows’ Denizies herd Nr Leyland, Lancashire.

p 8 Bosahan Dynamo 9600gns

Next best at 6,000gns was Crackley Detonator from Messers Booth and Bell, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Detonator, a Holm Danni son, out of a Crackley Hannibal daughter sold to CM Mercer, Hope-Under-Dinmore, Leominster, Herefordshire.

p 5 Crackley Detonator 6000gns

Two bulls traded at 5,100gns. The first Wroxall Dave-The -Rave, from CH Evans and son, Wroxall, Warwickshire, was a Tiset Darwin son, out of a Lambclose Triton daughter. Buyer again was CM Mercer.

p 1 Wroxall Dave-The-Rave 5100gns

At the same money was Grangewood Endeavor form Mr and Mrs AS and YA Leedham, Swadlincote Derbyshire. Endeavor is an Omorga Alonso son out of a Grangewood Knockout daughter.


Top price female went to the female champion Wroxall Dairymilk-Betty from CH Evans and Son, Wroxall, Warwickshire.

By Tiset Darwin she is out of a Lamhoj Supery daughter and sold in calf to Wroxhall Wallace for 3600gns to AJ Jones Raglan, Gwent.

p 28 Wroxall Dairymilk-Betty 3600gns

Averages: 15 bulls, £4,103 (81% clearance).