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Glenrock Limousins: Humdinger sells at 15,000gns

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The Glenrock herd’s junior stock Glenrock Humdinger, a Sympa son out of the great breeding Spangle has just sold away at 15,000gns, selling to Messrs Raine with a beef value of +40. Then came the Irish bred Mistic Gucci, a Cerberus son out of Bremore Victoria, a Nenuphar daughter, with this one selling at 6200gns…

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Sheep

Mule gimmers lead Skipton trade at £215

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Skipton Auction Mart’s opening gimmer show and sale attracted a quality turnout of 4,019 sheep, over 600 more on last year, with solid trade much in line with expectations producing an overall selling average of £150.05 per head, an increase of £7.53 on 2013. The champion pen of 10 Mules came from John Greenhalgh, Ribble…

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Newbirks heifer leads Craven Dairy trade

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Top price at the August Craven Dairy Auction was the third prize heifer from David and Claire Lawson’s Newbirks herd selling for £2500. She is out of four generations of Very Good or Excellent dams and was purchased by Stephen and Edward Jeanes, Glusburn. Second top price at £2180 was a commercial heifer from Keith…

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Royal Welsh Show: Thursday’s beef and sheep interbreed results

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Judging of the final interbreed competitions of the week at the Royal Welsh has seen Andrew and Hayley Clarke’s Simmental bull Williams Eddie take the junior bull interbreed championship. This is a Clonagh Tiger Gallant son out of Williams Lorette Auror and pipped the winner of the native section of the competition to the overall…

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