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Lincoln Reds sell to 9,000gns at English Premier sale

Lincoln Reds led the trade at the English Premier show and sale at Newark selling to 9,000gns for the reserve senior male champion, Donington Watchman.


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Sale leader, Donington Watchman, which sold for 9,000gns.
Sale leader, Donington Watchman, which sold for 9,000gns.

Consigned by J.G. Parkinson, Louth, the April 2017-born son of Foulness Leroy out of Donington Molly was knocked down to Thistledown Cowford Farms, Stanley, Perth.

 

Next, at 6,800gns, was Brackenhurst Wiseguy, by Beverley Raider out of Stixwould Eileen, from Nottingham Consultants, Southwell.

 

This two-year-old bull sold to C.S. Page, Newport, East Yorkshire.

Making 5,300gns from A. Mylius and Partners of St Fort, Newport-on-Tay, Fife, was St Fort Wuthering Heights, a May 2017-born son of St Fort Squire out of St Fort Hannah.
The buyers were R. and I. Mee, Loughborough.

 

Females sold to 1,700gns Hemingby Bridget V1070, a May 2016-born daughter of Hemingby Illustrious. It sold in-calf to Brackenhurst Viper to A.W.J. Bainbridge, Aylsham, Norwich.

Female champion leads Simmentals

Simmentals sold to 4,300gns for the female and supreme champion, Midhope I Am the Best from W.J. Hollingsworth, Sheffield.

 

The May 2017-born maiden heifer by Woodhall Everhart out of Midhope Amber sold to S.W. Smith, Alfreton, Derbyshire.

 

Selling for 2,600gns was Lopemede Wheat Ear, a six-year-old cow by Hesthaven Ebenhard, from Nigel Darling, Norwich.

 

It sold with its third calf, a heifer by Blue Cedar Horatio at foot, to C.F. Parker, Darlington.

Bulls sold to 2,800gns twice. Firstly, for Heathbrow Infamous, an August 2017-born son of Heathbrow Grand Slam from David and Lesley Sapsed, Hitchin, which sold to Baumber Park Farms, Horncastle.

 

The other bull at this money was Burghbridge Isaiah, by Corskie Freddy, consigned by C.J.G. Clarke and Partners, Otley. The buyer was R.G. Taylor and Sons, Skegness.

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Simmental top price, Midhope I Am the Best, which sold for 4,300gns.

Salers sell to 4,000gns

A small entry of Salers topped at 4,000gns for Rigel Mallory Poll, by Rigel Verdun Poll out of Rigel Opaline, from Rigel Pedigree, Yarm.

 

April 2017-born, it sold to E.J.W. Holman and Partners, Aylsham, Norwich.

 

Females sold to 1,800gns twice for two-year-old heifers also from Rigel Pedigree.

 

First was the reserve champion, Rigel Black Pearl Poll, by Rigel Mycroft and in-calf to Rigel Lotus, followed by Rigel Martha Poll, by Rigel Verdun Poll and in-calf to Rigel Logan. Both went home with R.J. Cuzens, Dorchester.

 

Averages

Lincoln Reds - 12 bulls, £3,780; 10 show maiden heifers, £808.50; 2 in-calf heifers, £1,680; 15 maiden heifers, £1,044.75; Simmentals - 4 bulls, £2,620; 3 cows served and/or suckling, £2,030; 17 maiden heifers, £1,578.09; Lopemede draft, 11 head, £1,393.64; Salers - 2 bulls, £3,412.50; 2 females, £1,890; 5 commercials, £856.80.

 

Auctioneers

Harrison & Hetherington with Newark Livestock Market.

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