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Beef Shorthorn Females Achieve New 11,000gns Centre Record

Beef Shorthorn females met an exceptional demand from a packed ringside selling to a new 11,000gns Skipton centre breed record at the breed society’s official sale on Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Sale leader was the reserve champion, Beautry Shuna Liesl, a 19-month-old roan heifer by the 8,000gns Poyntington Himself and out of a Croxtonpark dam. Bred and exhibited by S Currie, Settle, North Yorkshire, she sold to Thistledown Cowford Farms, Bankfoot, Perthshire.

Beautry Shuna Liesl

Beautry Shuna Liesl

Poyntington Himself daughters were in demand with three more heifers from Mr Currie in the money. Next to go at 5,600gns was the champion, the roan 20-month-old Beautry Rose Lolita to Thistledown. Beautry Desiree Lyric, a roan 21-month-old sold for 5,000gns to the Gates Farming Partnership, Oakham, Leicestershire whilst Beautry Dewdrop Layla, a dark roan 19-month-old commanded a bid of 2,700gns from WE Evans, Llanrwst, Conway.

Mr Currie also led the cow and calf section at 2,600gns with Bradshaw Divine Rose 2, a six-year-old Wavendon Admiral of the Fleet daughter sold with her eight-month-old bull calf by Poyntingham Himself. The buyer was C Goddard, Longtown, Carlisle.

Podehole Gypsy Laura TI +23, SRI +19 was secured for 5,000gns by A and C Farms, Oakham, Leicestershire. A roan 19-month-old by Knockenjig Hercules she was bred and exhibited by H Horrell, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire who offered two more entries. First to go was Podehole Phantasy Lucie TI +19, SRI+15, a roan 18-month-old by Podehole Fandango selling for 3,000gns to J Wilson, Settle, North Yorkshire. Another Fandango daughter, this time the roan 16-month-old Podehole Phantasy Lace TI +17, SRI +12 was bid to 2,500gns by G and M Smith, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire

Tessa X1179 of Upsall TI +23, SRI +21, a roan two-year-old by Grenadier of Upsall from G Turton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire made 4,000gns to Loak Farm, Bankfoot, Perth.

The same breeder offered the light roan 19-month-old, Tessa X1253 of Upsall TI +28, SRI +27, a Hotspur of Upsall daughter at 3,000gns to Gates Farming Partnership. Clipper X1242 of Upsall, a red 20-month-old by Dingo of Upsall sold for 2,800gns to J Wilson, Settle, North Yorkshire. Nonparel X1221 of Upsall TI +14, SRI +11, a red and little white 20-month-old by Grenadier of Upsall made 2,500gns to G and M Smith, Laurencekirk.

Glenariff Princess Lobelia TI +18, SRI +14, a roan 22-month-old by Glenariff Brave Bonnar from NJ and AM Barrett, Kings Lynn, Norfolk was secured for 3,400gns by Thistledown.

Geoff Riby, Bridlington, East Yorkshire offered Stonehills Princess Gem TI +28, SRI +25, a roan 20-month-old by the 4,000gns Tofts Prince Grenadier at 3,200gns to TC Brown, Towcester, Northamptonshire.

Averages: 58 heifers £2,150.69; 2 cows with calves £2,152.50.

Newfield Beef Shorthorn dispersal peaks at 5,200gns

A cow and calf pair led the bidding at 5,200gns when Michael Abrahams dispersed his Newfield Beef Shorthorn herd in Skipton on Wednesday 7 November.

The 5,200gns top lot was Newfield Ecstasy Foxglove, a roan seven-year-old by Holmeere Fraser and offered with her nine-month-old heifer, Newfield Magic Foxglove. The buyer was G Hunt, Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Next at 3,800gns was Newfield Goddess Foxglove, a roan five-year-old by Connor of Upsall and sold with her nine-month-old heifer, Newfield Melody Foxglove to Sleightholmedale Partners, Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire.

Two Connor of Upsall daughters shared a 2,500gns bid. First to go was Newfield Greta Foxglove, a roan four-year-old sold with her six-month-old heifer, Newfield Mermaid Foxglove to A Jackson, Lanark. The second 2,500gns entry was Newfield Jezebell Tanzy, a red and white three-year-old with her nine-month-old steer calf. The buyer was ME and TD Tailford, Riding Mill, Northumberland.

D Watkins, Ipstones, Staffordshire paid 2,400gns for Newfield Hazelnut Elderflower, a red and white four-year-old Connor daughter with her eight-month-old heifer, Newfield Mystery Elderberry.

Averages: 15 cows with calves £2,201.50; 4 heifers £1,522

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