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Charolais Sell to 3,900gns in Brecon

Charolais bulls peaked at 3,900gns and achieved an 85% clearance at the breed society’s spring sale staged at Brecon on Thursday 23 April.

The day’s supreme champion, Maerdy Caddug

Maerdy Caddug

Leading entry was the day’s supreme champion, Maerdy Caddug TI +30, SRI +33, a 17 month old by Maerdy Padirac and out of homebred dam by Glencardon Piper. Bred and exhibited by Flintshire vet, Esmor Evans, Mold, he sold to C Merrish, Barnstaple.

The same vendor offered four more lots including two sharing a 2,800gns price tag. First to go was Maerdy Benzene TI +27, SRI +31, a two year old Victorieux son and out of a homebred cow by Maerdy Grimaldi. The buyer was DT Edwards, Brecon.

The second 2,800gns lot, Maerdy Crispian TI +25, SRI +32, was a 16 month old by the 55,000gns Perth supremo, Thrunton Voldemort and out of a homebred cow by Maerdy Nelson. Crispian was knocked down sold to W Davies and Sons, Brecon.

At 2,300gns Esmor Evans offered Maerdy Corridale to RS Preece and Son, Hereford. This entry was a two year old by Victorieux and out of another Maerdy Nelson sired dam.

Breed newcomer, Dyfrig Jones, Llandeilo sold the two year old Stanboro Clayton for 3,300gns to AR Crane, Barnstaple. Clayton was by Whitecliffe Tyson and out of a Thrunton bred cow going back to Caylers Humble.

A bid of 2,200gns secured Edenhurst Bermuda TI +37, SRI +37 for MJN Farms, Market Drayton. This three year old offered by Griff and Carolyn Morris, Llanstephan was by the noted Mowbraypark Paramount and out of a cow going back to Rushmore Champagne.

Another 2,200 price tag accompanied Moelfre Cavalier from Kevin Thomas, Newcastle Emlyn. Sired by Gretnahouse Vigorous, this 18 month old was out of a homebred cow by Allanfauld Norseman and purchased by BG Morris, Builth Wells.

Averages: Bulls £2,467.50

Auctioneers: McCartneys

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