AT Newark, Lincoln Red cattle went under the hammer, as prices peaked at 4,500gns for an in-calf heifer from R. Mawer, Horsington.
This was Highbarn Rosie U166, a Brackenhurst Ranger daughter bred by N.J. Barton and out of Highbarn Rosie R130. After standing champion in the pre-sale show, it sold in-calf to Walmer Piper to Heathland Farm, Kings Lynn.
Maiden and in-calf heifers from the Auchmacoy herd from Susan Buchan, Aberdeenshire, dominated the following prices.
A bid of 3,800gns was paid for Auchmacoy Heroine U306, an Auchmacoy Orlando daughter out of Auchmacoy Heorine R151. It sold in-calf to Beverley Samson and was knocked down to T. Green, Grantham.
Next at 3,000gns was Auchmacoy Lobelai U299, a daughter of Auchmacoy Langworth which sold in-calf to Beverley Samson to M. Wyand, Norwich.
Top maiden heifer at 1,900gns was Auchmacoy Lucy V351, an Auchmacoy Lancaster daughter which went home with M.E. Williams, Market Harborough.
The sole bull sold was from Chris Page, Brough. Foulness Vulcan, a St Fort Rolex son was reserve male champion at the Great Yorkshire and sold at 3,700gns to H. M. and J. M. Needler, Market Rasen.
35 in-calf heifers, £1,794; 19 maiden heifers, £1,149.47; 1 bull, £3,885.
Auctioneers: Newark Livestock Sales.