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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The selling has finished for the Charolais bulls and a total of 168 bulls have sold to an average of £7,653 from the 201 forward for sale. A total of 34 bulls made 10,000gns or more with prices peaking at … Continue reading
The best of Esmor Evans’ Maerdy consignment so far is 20,000gns paid for Maerdy Flambeau. This one is a T-Unisson sired bull.
The overall show champion, Inverlochy Fencer, from Messrs Irvine has just been through the ring and realised 20,000gns selling to John Jeffrey. The reserve junior champion, Goldies Fellow, from Hamish Goldie has also sold and fetched 9,500gns.
The trade is flying here at the bulls sales and the reserve overall and intermediate champion has just made 25,000gns. Inverlochy Ferdie from Raymond and John Irvine sold to Neil Barclay for the Harestone herd. This is a Balmyle Bollinger … Continue reading
Within minutes of the sale starting prices have topped at 22,000gns. This was for the senior champion, Blelack Forester, from Neil and Graeme Massie. Forester is a son of Maerdy Dublin. The lot earlier, Harestone Figaro, made 11,500gns for Neil … Continue reading
The overall and reserve championship in the Charolais judging has gone to the same owners – John and Raymond Irvine. The champion was the junior bull, Inverlochy Fencer and the reserve was the intermediate winner, Inverlochy Ferdie. Both were by … Continue reading
A second prize winner, Team Banker, has made 17,000gns. This one is a July 2010-born bull consigned by Robert MacGregor and sired by Team Volvo.
The overall champion, Islavale Brilliant, has sold at 18,000gns and the reserve overall, Longbeach Bosco, has made 10,000gns.
The Simmental bulls are now selling and we’re about 30 lots in out of 140 forward. Currently top prices stand at 9,000gns realised twice. First was Drumsleed Bonanza from G.W Smith and selling to Blackford Farms. Bonanza is by Hockenhull … Continue reading