Sedgemoor store cattle trade on fire

Last Saturday’s store cattle sale at Sedgemoor saw trade hit new highs for the centre with 12-15 month pure bred Limousin feeding bulls and heifers hitting £1025 and £1035 respectively for R Coate, Broomfield. Store cattle sold to £1170 for steers and £1080 for heifers, with 42 cattle sold at more than £1000.  .

The Special Catalogued Monthly Sale of 198 Sucklers included a special entry of Pedigree British Blues from the Kernow Tresawle herd of Ross Withers, which topped at £2500 for Kernow Tresawle Frankie, a 14 month old heifer by sire Bluegrass Cyclone and out of 3500gns dam Balzer Black Beauty. The depth of breeding in this line shone through when Frankie’s full ET sister Kernow Tresawle Floss sold at £2350, with Kernow Tresawle Flumpett close behind at £1850.

Commercial entries also from Ross Withers set the bidding alight at £1750 for a British Blue x Blonde x Limousin heifer by Dafyd D’Ochain and in-calf to Kernow Tresawle Dinky.

An in-calf Limousin x British Blue heifer from Mr Withers saw bids flying to £1400, finding her new home across the border in Wales.

Commercial sucklers sold to £1520 for a 2003 Limousin cross cow with May born steer calf at foot.

(Greenslade Taylor Hunt).