Beef Shorthorn females sold to a top of 3100gns in Chelford on Saturday for a 23 month old in-calf heifer from T C Brown, Blakesley, Northamptonshire. The polled heifer, Grafton Jealous Darling, is by Chapelton Waverley and out of a home-bred cow and sold having been pd’d in calf to Westmoor Duke to A C Cooper, Newbury, Berkshire.
The same breeder also sold the two year old Grafton Daisy, another polled heifer again by Waverley and out of a home-bred dam, to J C Bellerby, Leeds, West Yorkshire for 2600gns. She had also been pd’d in calf to Duke.
Mr Bellerby also made a call of 2300gns to secure Llanarth Llanarth Gabrielle, a two year old polled heifer in calf to Llanarth Emlyn. Bred by K E Mitchell, Llanarth, Ceredigion, Gabrielle is by Llanarth Titan and is out of a home-bred cow. The Mitchells also sold Llanarth Ethans Gina for 1900gns. This one is by Llanarth Centaurs Ethan and out of a home-bred cow and was knocked down to J R Pearce, Ashbourne, Derbyshire who also purchased the only bull in the sale, Sandwick Draughtsman, bred by A and C Ivinson, Penrith, Cumbria. By Podehole Atlas and out of Wharfedale Annabelle Tanzy, this two year old was secured for 1550gns.
Averages: 1 bull £1627.00; 6 served heifers £2012.49; 8 maiden heifers £1287.56. Auctioneers: Frank MarshallRead more