Top Granby Sim at 2000gns
SIMMENTAL cow Granby Abigail made the top price of 2000gns at the reduction sale from the Sutton herd of Blonde dAquitaines and Granby herd of Simmentals.
The event at Carlisle was for Notts-based beef breeder S Lee.
The 1990-bred top cow, by Salisbury Triumph, was offered suckling a heifer calf by Dirnanean Nugget. Buyer was D C Marshall, Biggar.
Averages: Blonde dAquitaine – three cows £1133; three maiden heifers £660. Simmental – 18 cows and heifers £971 and nine maiden heifers £562. (Harrison and Hetherington)