Trade topped at 8,000gns at the Hereford spring show and sale at Hereford market
Sale leader was the male champion Solpoll 1 Perfection from J and W McMordie, Ballygowan, Co Down.
This Panmure 1 Henry son was the pick of SC and GL Hartwright, Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
Next and selling for 6,400gns was Havenfield 1 Rufus, an October 2017-born bull from EL Lewis and son, Dilwyn, Herefordshire.
Buyer was JR Williams, George Nympton, Devon. By Solpoll 1 Lawman, his grandsire is also Panmure 1 Henry.
Mr and Mrs MGS Gibson, Stitchcombe, Wiltshire, paid 6,000gns for the red prize winner Solpoll 1 Rawhide, also from the McMordie stable.
This Panmure 1 Henry son was born in September 2017 and is out of the home-bred Solpoll 1 Dainty F16, one of the herd’s best cows.
Leading heifer trade at 5,500gns was Dendor 1 Myrtle 13th from DE, ED and AL Jones, Caersws, Powys.
The successful bidder was Rachel Aidley, Elworth, Cheshire. Myrtle is by Canadian-bred Harvie Java 52J.
She sold in-calf to Dendor 1 Nairobi which was supreme champion at the Hereford Cattle Society’s National Poll Show in 2018.
Averages: 46 bulls, £3,394; 22 show females, £3,021; 24 for sale only females, £1,330.