Simmental bull leads Newark multi-breed at 5,000gns


2142012 Newark M Breed Lot 18 webJPG.JPGThe Simmental bull Burghbridge Bradley topped today’s multi-breed sale of beef cattle at Newark Livestock Market selling for 5,000gns.


Consigned by Ipswich breeder C Clarke, Bradley is by Brinkton Major and out of a dam By Strathisla Popeye. He heads back to East Anglia with buyer P Gunther, Norwich.


The 2007-bred Charolais cow Culford Cherish from C N Flack and Co, Bury St Edmunds led the day’s female trade at 4,200gns.


By Bova Sylvain she was suckling a June-born bull calf by Holstead Cracker and was in-calf to him again. Buyers were McInness and Macmillan, Kings Lynn.


Mr Clarke was in the money again with a 4,000gns call for his Simmental bull Burghbridge Briar (below)- another Brinkton Major son who goes to Alford, Lincolnshire with buyers G White and Son.



2142012 Newark M Breed Lot 17 web.JPGYorkshire-based Billy Turner sold the day’s dearest Charolais bull taking 3,500gns for Brampton Fixation, a son of Prime Roberto. Buyer was Robert Gatherer, Renfrewshire.


The Blonde bull Aprilton Fieldsman., a Lochhead Charlie son from Miss E Wilson, realised 3,500gns to local buyer Flintham Grange Farms, Newark.


2142012 Newark M Breed Lot 79 web.JPGAverages: three Charolais bulls £2,607; three Blonde bulls £2,905; nine Simmental bulls £2,875; 12 Blonde females £1,833; five Charolais females £2,352 and 30 Simmental females £1,708. (Newark Livestock Sales)


Other Leading prices:



2142012 Newark M Breed Lot 44 web.JPGlot 44 Overall Champion and Female Champion Midhope Vixen owned by Mr J W Hollingsworth sold for 3,200gns


2142012 Newark M Breed Lot 26 web.JPGLot 26 Williams Connolly owned by Mrs H Clarke sold for 3,000gns