Lomas Talks Livestock
Welcome to Lomas talks Livestock where Farmers Guardian's senior reporter Katie Lomas keeps you up-to-date with shows and sales across the country.
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Category Archives: Cattle
A breed record price of 7,500gns was achieved at the Galloway Cattle Society show and sale at Castle Douglas last week. Earning top money was a 22-month-old bull, Lullenden Aztec Warrior, from H. Hamilton’s Whitehope herd, Innerleithen, Peebleshire. The buyer … Continue reading
TRADE for Charolais bulls peaked at 13,000gns when the 103 bulls sold through the ring to average £4,536, which was over £1,000 down on the corresponding 2009 fixture. With 162 forward this represented a 64 per cent clearance rate and … Continue reading
The intermediate and reserve champion, Thrunton Explosive, from the Campbell family has sold at 12,000gns. It went to joint buyers Michael Durno and Ian Wilson. The reserve intermediate champion sold at 10,000ngs. This was Maerdy Eog from Esmore Evans. It … Continue reading
The Charolais bulls are now being sold. Will be interesting to see what trade will be like as some comments that it may not be the best entry of bulls forward at Perth.
A top price of 12,000gns and a clearance rate of 66 per cent were achieved when the Simmental bulls went under the hammer on Tuesday. An average of £4,358 was realised for the 86 bulls sold, which was £562 down … Continue reading
The reserve champion, Drumacritten Arnold, from Willie and Keith Nelso has just gone through the ring at 11,000gns. This one is by Raceview King and out of a Milnafua Graduate sired dam. The overall champion, Drumlone Anchor, a son of … Continue reading
The Simmental selling is now underway and trade has peaked early on at 11,000gns for the senior champion, Starline Apollo, from Henry Widdicombe. This bull is by Slievagh Talisman and has been knocked down to John Jeffrey for his Kersknowe herd.
This morning sees the shows for the Simmentals and Charolais breeds with the Simmental bulls and females going under the hammer this afternoon. I’ll be bringing you updates from all today’s action.