The Sedgemoor Auction Mart ring was filled to bursting for the dispersal of the
Balbithan Charolais cattle and emotional goodbye to one of the breeds most renowned
herds, on Thursday 12 October.
Friday 18 August sadly saw the dispersal of the Lockton Charolais herd at Borderway
Charolais bulls met a ready trade with strong commercial
interest bolstering bull averages to £5158.13, an increase on last year of £151
with five more sold at Carlisle on Saturday 13th May.
Peter Phythian has been appointed chief executive of the British Charolais Cattle
Society from 14 March. He succeeds David Benson who is retiring at the end of
March after 29 years.