November 2014

November 21, 2014 Carlisle Charolais bid to 6,000gns

Charolais bulls peaked at 6,000gns in Carlisle on Friday 21 November at the breed society’s official fixture at the last of the season’s bull sales.

Champion Bull & Top Price - Bassett Icon

Champion Bull & Top Price – Bassett Icon

Leader at 6,000gns was the day’s supreme champion, Bassett Icon, a 20 month old by Harestone Dominator and out of a homebred dam from Jean Atkinson, Thorpe Bassett, Malton. The buyer was JS Gargett, Westwick, Barnard Castle. This bull completes a hattrick of wins at the November Carlisle Charolais sales for Jean Atkinson, bringing her the championship for three years running. This year’s champion Bassett Icon like the former champions – Bassett Hallmark and Bassett Genie – is sired by Harestone Domino who was purchased by Mrs Atkinson from NR Barclay in 2009 for 10,000gns. Domino has proved very productive with over 100 progeny born on Mrs Atkinson’s holding.

Next at 5,200gns was Harestone Imperator TI +56, SRI +58, an 18 month old by the 6,000gns Balthayock Aesop from Neil Barclay, Insch, Aberdeen to P and TL Edmondson, Kirkby in Furness.

Harestone Imperator

Harestone Imperator

A bid of 4,900gns secured the 18 month old Cottage Devon son, Altnaveigh Istabraq from S and R Thompson, Newry, County Down. He continued his journey over the water with buyer, R Chadwick, Greeba, Isle of Man.

Altnaveigh Istabraq

Altnaveigh Istabraq

Ravensworth Important

Ravensworth Important

Will Oates, Ouston Farms, Lobely Hill, Gateshead offered the next entry at 4,800gns to TJ Lee, and Son, Hexham. Ravensworth Important TI +43, SRI +39 was an 18 month old by Thrunton Florida.

Minutes later, the same vendor offered another Florida son, this time the 17 month old Ravensworth Indiana at 4,700gns to A and W Orr, Cleghorn, Lanark.

Ravensworth Indiana

Ravensworth Indiana

 

 

 

A second 4,700gns bid was made by W and JA Longlands, Birtley, Hexham for Millbridge Iceman TI +24, SRI +23, a 17 month old Thrunton Voldemort son from Judith Hunter, Woodrow, Wigton.

 

 

Millbridge Iceman

Millbridge Iceman

Two entries shared a 3,800gns price tag. Gretnahouse Interval TI +53, SRI +47, an 18 month old Blelack Digger son from Alasdair Houston, Gretna Green changed hands with by S Richardson, Marwood, Barnard Castle. The second 3,800gns bid was made for Thrunton Hornblower TI +47, SRI +39, a rising two year old Balmyle Dickler son from the Campbell family, Thrunton, Alnwick to Telfer Bros., Capheaton, Newcastle. Another entry from the same stable, Thrunton Ivan TI +47, SRI +34, a 21 month old by the 22,000gns Newhouse Bigal made 3,500gns to Dowson and Sartin, Lartington, Barnard Castle.

A second 3,500gns bid was commanded by Retties Irresistabull TI +54, SRI +43, an 18 month old Haviestoun Festival son from Richard and Carol Rettie, Forestmill, Alloa to Moorhouse Farm, Colby, Isle of Man.

The Campbell family topped the females section at 3,000gns with Thrunton Hacienda, a two year old in calf heifer by Ugie Eros to D Smith, Staindrop, Darlington.

Averages: 19 bulls £3,940.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington

Photos from Around the Ring

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Show Results

Class One – Bulls on or born before 13/02/2013
1st – WHITECLIFFE HADRIAN – M & J Hayhurst
2nd – THRUNTON IVAN – JHC Campbell & Sons
3rd – LAVEROCK INKSPOT – W Richardson & Sons

Class Two – Bulls born on or between 03/03/2013 and 02/04/2013
1st – BASSETT ICON – Jean Atkinson
2nd – ARGLAM IVAN – PM & PM Rhodes
3rd – ARGLAM INDEPENDENT – PM & PM Rhodes

Class Three – Bulls born on or between 13/04/2013 and 24/04/2013
1st – WHITECLIFFE INCREDIBULL – M & J Hayhurst
2nd – GRETNAHOUSE IPAD – Gretna House Farms
3rd – BASSETT ILLUSION – Jean Atkinson

Class Four – Bulls born on or between 28/04/2013 and 22/05/2013
1st – RAMRAD IVAN – Douglas Morrow
2nd – EDENHURST ITHACUS – Peter W Vasey
3rd – LINDFORD INSPIRED – Alan Platt
4th – GRETNAHOUSE INTERVAL – Gretnahouse Farms
5th – RETTIES IRRESISTIBULL – R & C Rettie

Class Five – Bulls born on or after 26/05/2013
1st – MILLBRIDGE ICEMAN – Judith Hunter
2nd – RAVENSWORTH IMPORTANT – Ouston Farms Ltd
3rd – MARWOOD INVESTMENT – RA & J Blyth
4th – RAVENSWORTH INDIANA – Ouston Farms Ltd
5th – HARESTONE IMPERATOR – R & N Barclay

Class Six – Females
1st – CROOKDAKE ISABELLA – DA & SM Miller

Male Champion – BASSETT ICON – Jean Atkinson
Reserve Male Champion – RAMRAD IVAN – Douglas Morrow

Female Champion – CROOKDAKE ISABELLA – DA & SM Miller


November 18, 2014 English Winter Fair

Show Results
Judge: Mr R A Rees, Caeceinach, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9LE

Overall Calf sired by a Charolais Bull - G Jones' senior heifer Graiggoch Imogen

Overall Calf sired by a Charolais Bull – G Jones’ senior heifer Graiggoch Imogen

Senior Bull Calf born between 1st August 2013 and 31st December 2013
1st – Sportsmans Influence – Boden & Davies Ltd
2nd – Martland Isourman – J Wylde
3rd – Daually Icemanet ET – D Thornley & A Smith
4th – Newroddige Innovation – D & J Wyllie
5th – Daually Invader ET – D Thornley & A Smith

Junior Bull Calf born between 1st January 2014 and 30th June 2014
1st – Heatherden Jeeves – D Knox
2nd – Martland Jammy – J Wylde
3rd – Hockenhull Jimbeam – Nicholas & Heath
4th – Heatherden Jensen – D Knox

The following classes kindly sponsored by Norbrook Laboratories
Senior Heifer Calf born between 1st August 2013 and 31st December 2013
1st – Graiggoch Imogen – G Jones
2nd – Midas Iris – R Coppinger
3rd – Sportsmans Insatiable – Boden & Davies Ltd
4th – Shraden Ironlady – JM & SM Rowlands
5th – Hockenhull Izzy – Nicholas & Heath

Junior Heifer Calf born between 1st January 2014 and 30th June 2014
1st – Moulais Jasmine – AJ Mould
2nd – Drumshane Jadore – D Knox
3rd – Moulais Jamelia – AJ Mould

Champion bull calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais – Sportsmans Influence – Boden & Davies Ltd
Reserve Champion bull calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais – Martland Isourman – J Wylde

Champion heifer calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais bull – Graiggoch Imogen – G Jones
Reserve Champion heifer calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais bull – Midas Iris – R Coppinger

Overall calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais Bull – Graiggoch Imogen – G Jones
Reserve Overall calf sired by a Pedigree Charolais Bull – Sportsmans Influence – Boden & Davies Ltd

Reserve Overall Calf sired by a Charolais Bull - Boden & Davies Ltd's Senior bull Sportsmans Influence

Reserve Overall Calf sired by a Charolais Bull – Boden & Davies Ltd’s Senior bull Sportsmans Influence

Alwyn Rees judging a line-up of Charolais bulls at the National Primestock Show

Alwyn Rees judging a line-up of Charolais bulls at the National Primestock Show


November 18, 2014 Elgin and Inverlochy celebrate interbreed success at Stars of the Future Calf Show

The 5th Stars of the Future Calf Show was held at United Auctions, Stirling on Saturday 15th November 2014 and attracted more than 400 young beef cattle to the event.

The Charolais breed celebrated a strong entry of cattle with further success in the interbreed championships under judge and freelance stockman Brian Wills.

Elgin Isaac - Senior Continental & Breed Champion

Elgin Isaac – Senior Continental & Breed Champion

Securing the reserve senior Continental championship was R Milne and Sons with Elgin Isaac. By the 12,000gns Caylers Gladiator, he is out of Elgin Electra, who is full sister to the 20,000gns Elgin Davinci. This one has been unbeaten in his class to date and was reserve champion at Nairn Show. He’ll now be forward for sale in Stirling in February.

Inverlochy Julianne - Breed Junior Champion & Reserve Continental Junior Champion

Inverlochy Julianne – Breed Junior Champion & Reserve Continental Junior Champion

Then securing the reserve junior Continental championship was John and Raymond Irvine’s Inverlochy Julianne. This April 2014-born heifer is by Blelack Giggsey and out of Redheughs Fanfare.

Coolnaslee Ivette - Reserve Senior Champion

Coolnaslee Ivette – Reserve Senior Champion

Taking the reserve senior championship behind the Elgin bull was Coolnaslee Ivette from Gilbert Crawford, this October 2013-born Maerdy Fiend son is out of Tullylagan Estella.

Lochend Jura - Reserve Junior Champion

Lochend Jura – Reserve Junior Champion

Standing reserve overall in the juniors was the junior male champion Lochend Jura from Iain Millar. Born January 2014 he is by Gretnahouse Archangel and out of Lochend Evette.

In the young handlers class 16 year-old Stephen Taylor won the senior class and went on to be interbreed senior young handler on the halter of Dunesk Jack. At Beef Expo Stephen was part of the winning Future Show Stars team and has only just returned from competing at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. In the breed class for young handlers, second went to Laura White and Edward Scott stood third.

Class results:
Charolais bulls born 4th July to 21st September 2013
1, J Hodge’s Hodges Infinity, by Lowerffrydd Benhurr
2, M Lyle’s Loganbar Icegold, by Wesley Fixture
3, J and M McMillan’s Dunesk Icon, by Blelack Digger
4, C Richardson’s Blelack Immaculate, by Blelack Digger
5, Brailes Livestock’s Brailes Icecube ET, by Corrie Alan

Charolais bulls born 22nd October to 20th December 2013
1, R Milne’s Elgin Isaac, by Caylers Gladiator
2, Andrew Hornall’s Falleninch Imperator, by Falleninch Bodelavie
3, John and Alison Clark’s Glengyre Imagine, by Rumsden Fawkes
4, P Janoch’s Leckaway Ivanhoe, by Maerdy Dublin

Charolais heifer born 1st September to 9th November 2013
1, Gilbert Crawford’s Coolnaslee Ivette, by Maerdy Fiend
2, Clark Farms Teiglum Iona ET, by Goldies Eddie
3, Redhead and Watson’s Tweeddale Icemaiden, by Blelack Digger
4, Clarke Farms Teiglum Imogen ET by Goldies Eddy
5, D Smith’s Lawersbridge Inferno by Smithston Elite

Charolais bulls born 1st January to 5th February
1, I Millar’s Lochend Jura, by Gretnahouse Archangel
2, Gilbert Crawford’s Coolnaslee Jenson, by Maerdy Fiend
3, R Milne’s Elgin Josh, by Caylers Gladiator
4, J Irvine’s Inverlochy Jupiter by Maerdy Eryr
5, J & M McMillan’s Dunesk Jack by Balthayock Empire

Charolais bulls born 3rd March to 10th May
1, J Wight and Sons’ Midlock Josh, by Kelton Trident
2, Andrew Hornall’s Falleninch Johnston, by Dereskit Fernando
3, J Irvine’s Ballindalloch Jackson, by Alwent Goldbar
4, G Crawford’s Coolnalee Jimbob by Maerdy Fiend

Charolais heifers born 10th January to 7th April
1, J Irvine’s Inverlochy Julianne, by Blelack Giggsey
2, Adrian Ivory’s Cardean Jealous, by Elgin Flagship
3, J Irvine’s Ballindalloch Jade, by Blelack Giggsey
4, Redhead & Watson’s Tweeddale Jemdeholly by Blelack Blackberet
5, Adrian Ivory’s Cardean Joules by Oldstone Egbert

Senior female champion: Gilbert Crawford’s Coolnaslee Ivette, by Maerdy Fiend

Teiglum Iona - Reserve Female Senior Champion

Teiglum Iona – Reserve Female Senior Champion

Reserve senior female: Clark Farms Teiglum Iona ET, by Goldies Eddie

Senior male champion: R Milne’s Elgin Isaac, by Caylers Gladiator
Reserve senior male: J Hodge’s Hodges Infinity, by Lowerffrydd Benhurr

Overall senior champion: R Milne’s Elgin Isaac, by Caylers Gladiator
Reserve overall champion: Gilbert Crawford’s Coolnaslee Ivette, by Maerdy Fiend

Junior female champion: J Irvine’s Inverlochy Julianne, by Blelack Giggsey
Reserve junior female: Adrian Ivory’s Cardean Jealous, by Elgin Flagship

Junior male champion: I Millar’s Lochend Jura, by Gretnahouse Archangel
Reserve junior male: J Wight and Sons’ Midlock Josh, by Kelton Trident

Overall junior champion: J Irvine’s Inverlochy Julianne, by Blelack Giggsey
Reserve overall junior: I Millar’s Lochend Jura, by Gretnahouse Archangel

 


November 7, 2014 Dungannon Charolais peak at 5,000gns

Charolais bulls met a solid commercial demand selling to a top of 5,000gns at the breed’s Northern Ireland club sale in Dungannon on Friday 7 November.

Brownhill Isaac - 5,000gns - with Richard Devine, Danny Tommy Devine, Judge Phillip Johnston and Sponsor Stephen Berry

Brownhill Isaac – 5,000gns – with Richard Devine, Danny Tommy Devine, Judge Phillip Johnston and Sponsor Stephen Berry

Sale leader at 5,000gns was the reserve senior champion, Brownhill Isaac, a 19 month old Shaen Topper son from the Devine Bros, Strabane, Tyrone to Frank Reid, Ballinahinch, County Down.

Next at 4,700gns was the 17 month old Glenramble Ironman TI +43, SRI +35, a Pirate son from T O’Neil, Claudy, County Derry. The buyer was A Douglas, Ballycastle, Antrim.

Killadeas Inverness - Reserve Junior Champion, 4,700gns - with David Bothwell, and sponsor Stephen  Berry of Excel Roofing

Killadeas Inverness – Reserve Junior Champion, 4,700gns – with David Bothwell, and sponsor Stephen Berry of Excel Roofing

A bid of 4,700gns secured the reserve junior champion, Killadeas Inverness TI +34, SRI +27, a 17 month old by the 16,000gns Blackford Dynamite from father and son team, Stuart and David Bothwell, Ballinamallard, Fermanagh. He travelled over the water with Gordon Mackie, Forfar.

Minutes earlier Fymore Impressive TI +36, SRI +39 was bid to 3,500gns by F West, Carrickmore, Omagh. Bred by S McCaughey, Augher, Tyrone, Impressive was a 16 month old by the 30,000gns Balmyle Bollinger.

Derryharney Icyroads TI +26, SRI +24, a 19 month old Liscally Eti from Harold Stubbs and his grandson, Alan Burleigh, Lisnaskea, Fermanagh commended a 3,100gns bid from John Gault, Ballyclare, Antrim. The team’s next entry at 3,000gns was the 18 month old Derryharney Iceman TI +33, SRI +29, a Thrunton Bonjovi son to PJ McCaffrey, Newry.

Derryharney Icyroads

Derryharney Icyroads with Alan Burleigh – 3,100gns

Two more entries were bid to 3,000gns each. First to go was the 17 month old Ardmachree Isaac TI +40, SRI +45, a Bollinger son from A and O Quigley, Macken, Fermanagh to Liz Conroy, Armagh. The final 3,000gns price tag went to Killycolp Ivanhoe, a 15 month old by Gwenog Braveheart from John McGucken, Cookstown, Tyrone to Raymond Bowden, Stewartstown, Tyrone. Later in the day the same vendor offered Mountain Elizabeth, a five year old cow by Lisbawn Valour at 2,700gns to Messrs Ferguson, Aughnacloy, Tyrone.

At 2,900gns, Tullygarley Icon TI +23, SRI +24, an 18 month old Hannibal son from Richard Currie, Ballymena, Antrim sold to Seamus O’Connor, Castlewellan, County Down.

Spinglane Iceberg, a 19 month old by Thrunton Voldemort from Nigel and Sandra Cochrane, Portadown, Amargh secured the supreme championship and later sold for 2,800gns to A Stevenson, Ballymoney, County Antrim.

Springlane Iceberg - Supreme Champion, 2,800gns - exhibited by Ben Sinnamon with Sandra Cochrane and Judge Phillip Johnston

Springlane Iceberg – Supreme Champion, 2,800gns – exhibited by Ben Sinnamon with Sandra Cochrane and Judge Phillip Johnston

The female trade was led at 3,000gns by Ballinlare Ivy, a 20 month old heifer by the 9,000gns Goldies Carnival from JH Wilson and Sons, Newry, County Down to John Mairs, Craigavon, Armagh. Minutes earlier the same buyer went to 2,600gns for another 20 month heifer from the same herd, this time the reserve female champion, Ballinlare Ivory, by Dingle Hofmeister.

A second 2,600gns call went to Moorlough Ida, a 20 month heifer by Cloverfield Excellent from John McBride, Strabane, Tyrone to James Balfour, Irvinestown.

Ballinlare Hottottie - Female Champion - JH Wilson & Sons

Ballinlare Hottottie – Female Champion – JH Wilson & Sons

Averages: 22 bulls £2,992; 7 heifers £2,249; 1 cow £2,835; 1 cow and calf £1,942

Auctioneers: Dungannon Farmers Mart

Coolnaslee Ivan - Junior Male Champion with Stuart Wilson, Phillip Johnston and Stephen Berry

Coolnaslee Ivan – Junior Male Champion with Stuart Wilson, Phillip Johnston and Stephen Berry

Judge phillip Johnston at work in the ring

Judge phillip Johnston at work in the ring

Show Results

Senior Male Champion – Springlane Iceberg ET – Mr N & Mrs S Cochrane
Res Senior Male Champion – Brownhill Isaac – Devine Bros

Junior Male Champion – Coolnaslee Ivan – G.J. Crawford
Res Junior Male Champion – Killadeas Inverness – S & D Bothwell

Supreme Male Champion – Springlane Iceberg ET – Mr N & Mrs S Cochrane
Res. Male Champion – Coolnaslee Ivan – G J Crawford

Female Champion – Ballinlare Hottottie – J H Wilson & Sons
Res. Female Champion Ballinlare Ivory – J H Wilson & Sons

Supreme Champion – Springlane Iceberg ET – Mr N & Mrs S Cochrane
Res. Supreme Champion – Ballinlare Hottottie – J H Wilson & Sons


November 5, 2014 Brisk trade for Welshpool Charolais selling to 6,500gns

Charolais bulls met a brisk demand selling to a top of 6,500gns in Welshpool on Thursday 6 November at the breed society’s official sale.

Trefaldwyn Ivanhoe, Reserve Champion and sale leader at 6,500gns

Trefaldwyn Ivanhoe, Reserve Champion and sale leader at 6,500gns

Topping the trade at 6,500gns was the reserve champion, Trefaldwyn Ivanhoe TI +57, SRI +58 bred and exhibited by Arwel Owen, Foel, Welshpool to E Jones, Llandeiniolen, Caernarfon. Ivanhoe was an 18 month old, by Goldies Eddy and out of Mr Owen’s National Welsh junior female champion Trefaldwyn Emerald, a member of his 35 cow herd. Earlier in the day he tapped out as overall reserve championship by judge, Roger Green, who commended Ivanhoe as being a ‘modern type of British Charolais combining locomotion with great fleshing’.

Earlier in the day Arwel Owen offered Trefaldwyn Iceman TI +46, SRI +42, a 19 month old Dingle Hofmeister son and full brother to the Royal Welsh female champion, Trefaldwyn Fancygirl. Iceman was knocked down sold for 4,700gns to R Hammond, Huntingdon, Kington.

Davally Invincible at 6,000gns

Davally Invincible at 6,000gns

Last in the ring but not least was the day’s second leader at 6,000gns, Davally Invincible TI +51, SRI +49, a 14 month old by Balthayock Longbow and out of a Wesley dam. Bred and exhibited by DJ Thornely and AJ Smith, Swadlincote, Derby, he went home with BJ and MY Davies, St Harmon, Rhayader.

Montgomery Ianto at 5,200gns

Montgomery Ianto at 5,200gns

Montgomery Ianto TI +57, SRI +53, a 22 month old Dingle Hofmeister son from Gareth Jones, Llangadfan, Welshpool was awarded the reserve senior championship and made 5,200gns to W McAskie, Mount Joy, Omagh, County Down. Later Mr Jones offered the 19 month old Blelack Digger sired Montgomery Isfryn, TI +51, SRI +49 at 4,000gns to HJ Middleton, Chapel Lawn, Bucknell.

Two entries attracted a 5,000gns bid. First to go was Deunawd Ian TI +43, SRI +37, a 21 month old by the 5,000gns Brynffanigl Elvis from Will Owen, Criccieth to B Bayliss, Whitney-on-Wye, Hereford. Deunawd Ifor TI +34, SRI +29, another Elvis son from the same breeder was secured for 4,000gns by D Evans, Marton, Welshpool.

Deunawd Ian at 5,000gns

Deunawd Ian at 5,000gns

The second 5,000gns price tag went to the 20 month old Caylers Imperial TI +49, SRI +35, a Thrunton Dominator son and our of a homebred dam from the Barker family’s 30 cow herd based at Nuthampsted, Royston. He went home with JP and CM Jones, Penegoes, Machynlleth.

Caylers Imperial at 5,000gns

Caylers Imperial at 5,000gns

Champion, Newroddige Imp at 4,800gns

Champion, Newroddige Imp at 4,800gns

Next at 4,900gns was Gower Inferno TI +51, SRI +39, a 22 month old Skysea Bolero son from Richard and Alison Tucker, Horton, Swansea to AT Williams and Son, Newcastle, Monmouth. The following lot in the ring, Newroddige Imp made 4,800gns to Peter Howells, Llanwenog, Llanybyther. Bred and exhibited by Newroddige Charolais, Edingale, Tamworth, Imp was a 21 month old by the 30,000gns Balmyle Bollinger. Earlier in the day he had been awarded the supreme championship by Roger Green saying: “Imp was the complete bull; he was very well balanced, well fleshed and had great locomotion.”

Two more entries were bid to 4,000gns. First in the ring was Allostock Imense TI +54, SRI +58, a 22 month old by Blelack Digger from I Hollinshead, Goostrey, Crewe to MJ and DL Price, Hundred House, Llandrindod Wells. A 4,000gns call was made for Foxacre Initiative TI +39, SRI +49, a 20 month old by the 10,000gns Wesley Forceful from Anne Orr-Ewing, Purton, Swindon to WJ and EA Lewis, Bryncoch, Neath. The final 4,000gns bid went to the 18 month old Esgob Iori TI +38, SRI +37, an Anside Excalibur son from Gareth Jones, Cwmtirmynach, Bala to WP Jones, Llanystumdwy, Criccieth.

Female champion Escob Honeysuckle at 5,200gns

Female champion Escob Honeysuckle at 5,200gns

Mr Jones enjoyed a successful day taking the female championship with Esgob Honeysuckle TI +34, SRI +36, a two and a half year old Excalibur daughter, sold in calf to Blelack Digger. She made 5,200gns to JM Clapp, Post Hill, Tiverton who returned home with three more entries.

The female section was topped at 6,500gns for a cow and calf pair from Kevin Thomas, Capel Iwan, Newcastle Emlyn to DH Jones, Bow Street, Ceredigion. Moelfre Gala TI + 36, SRI +27 was a three year old heifer by Allanfauld Norseman offered with her 10 month old heifer, Moelfre Janquile by Maerdy Dynamite.

Moelfre Gala and her heifer Moelfre Janquile at 6,500gns

Moelfre Gala and her heifer Moelfre Janquile at 6,500gns

Next at 5,100gns from Mr Thomas’ draft was Moelfre Greta TI +48, SRI +39, another three year heifer this time by Blelack Jaguar making 1,500gns to VAS and SM Corbett, Felindre, Knighton, whilst her nine month old bull, Moelfre Jack by the 11,000gns Blelack Digger commanded 3,600gns from JR Webb, Billesdon, Leicester.

The two cow and calf leading entries from Newroddige Charolais’ draft both travelled to Devon with JM Clapp. Newroddige Gerry TI +34, SRI +35, a three year old Maerdy Estyn sired daughter sold with her seven month old bull Newroddige Jaguar by Alwent Goldbar made 4,000gns.

Minutes before, Mr Clapp bid 3,000gns for the six year old Newroddige Dafny TI +39, SRI +38, a Gretnahouse Archangel daughter with her three week old heifer, Newroddige Jeanette by the 10,000gns Welshpool champion, Esgob Ferrari.

Averages: 37 bulls £3,822.57. Females: 5 collective heifers £2,230; Newroddige, 8 cows and calves £2,481, 3 heifers £1,680; Moelfre, 8 cows and calves £3,150, 5 heifers £1,110; Trannon, 3 heifers £1,732.

Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales

Show results

Class One – Bulls born before 6th November 2012

1st – MAERDY HWYL – Mr DE Evans

Class Two – Bulls born on or between 6th November 2012 and 11th January 2013

1st – MONTGOMERY IANTO – Roberts & Jones
2nd – RUSHFIELD ICARUS – Mr JR & Mrs VA Webb
3rd – NEWRODDIGE HIGHLIGHT – Newroddige Charolais
4th – CHESHAM HORATIO – Mr B Harman
5th – ALLOSTOCK ISAAC – Mr IN Hollishead

Class Three – Bulls born on or between 12th January and 8th March 2013

1st – NEWRODDIGE IMP – Newroddige Charolais
2nd – DEUNAWD IAN – Mr W Owen
3rd – DOOLEY IMAGE – Mr D Thornley
4th – DEUNAWD IFOR – Mr W Owen
5th – GOWER INFERNO – Mr RJB & Mrs AM Tucker

Class Four – Bulls born on or between 9th March and 3rd April 2013

1st – ESGOB IWAN – Mr GM Jones
2nd – ESGOB IAN – Mr GM Jones
3rd – FOXACRE INITIATIVE – Mrs A Orr-Ewing
4th – BRYNFFANIGL IDRIS – Mr RT Roberts
5th – FOXACRE ITHACA – Mrs A Orr-Ewing

Class Five – Bulls born on or between 4th April and 25th April 2013

1st – NEWRODDIGE ICON – Newroddge Charolais
2nd – WRINKLEWOOD ICARUS – Mrs JC Clayton
3rd – TREFALDWYN ICEMAN ET – Mr RA Owen
4th – MORTIMERS IILIAD – Messrs Mortimers Farm
5th – FINNWEST ICEMAN – Mr PC Weston

Class Six – Bulls born on or between 26th April and 18th May 2013

1st – TREFALDWYN IVANHOE – Mr RA Owen
2nd – MAERDY IDNAL – Mr DE Evans
3rd – LINDFORD INCREDABULL – Mr A Platt
4th – TRANNON INVINCIBLE – Mr JA Williams
5th – BALNUITH INSTRUMENTAL – Mr D Thornley

Class Seven – Bulls born on or between 19th May and 3rd June 2013

1st – CARRIGBEG IFOR – Mr RJ Butler
2nd – MOELFRE INSIGNIA – Mr KJ Thomas
3rd – TREFALDWYN IMENSE – Mr RA Owen
4th – SACKVILLE IVAN – BA & PT Heath
5th – SACKVILLE IMPECABLE – BA & PT Heath

Class Eight – Bulls born on or between 4th June and 7th July 2013

1st – NEWRODDIGE INVERNESS – Newroddige Charolais
2nd – MAERDY IMPEY – Mr DE Evans
3rd – MAERDY ISMAEL – Mr DE Evans
4th – TRANNON INSTANT – Mr JA Williams
5th – CARRIGBEG IRISHMAN – Mr RJ Butler

Class Nine – Bulls born on or after 8th July 2013

1st – SARKLEY ISOBAR – EH Pennie & Son
2nd – DAVALLY INVINCIBLE ET – DJ Thornley & AJ Smith
3rd – TREFONNEN IVORY – Mr KJ Thomas
4th – PEDR ICON – Mr PL Howells
5th – SOLO IRELAND – C & R Currell

Class Ten – Heifers Born before 31st December 2012

1st – ESGOB HONEYSUCKLE – GM Jones
2nd – MAERDY HOP – Mr DE Evans
3rd – MAERDY GWINLLAN – Mr DE Evans
4th – MAERDY HEN – Mr DE Evans

Class Eleven – Heifers born after 1st January 2013

1st – TRANNON IVORY – JA Williams
2nd – TRANNON IMP – JA Williams
3rd – RUSHFIELD INGRID – Mr JR & Mrs VA Webb
4th – RUSHFIELD INDIGO – Mr JR & Mrs VA Webb

Champions

Senior Male Champion – NEWRODDIGE IMP – Newroddige Charolais
Reserve Senior Male Champion – MONTGOMERY IANTO – Roberts & Jones

Junior Male Champion – TREFALDWYN IVANHOE – Mr RA Owen
Reserve Junior Male Champion – NEWRODDIGE INVERNESS – Newroddige Charolais

Female Champion – ESGOB HONEYSUCKLE – Mr GM Jones

Supreme Champion – NEWRODDIGE IMP – Newroddige Charolais
Reserve Supreme Champion – TREFALDWYN IVANHOE – Mr RA Owen


November 3, 2014 Borderway Agri Expo

Thank you to all who attended Borderway Agri Expo. The combined weight of the three heifers was 2091 kgs – the winner being Ken Pears of Fellside House Farm, Caldbeck, Wigton who guessed 2088 kgs.

1st Prize Steer

1st Prize Steer

 

1st Prize Heifer

1st Prize Heifer

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Heifer Class Judging

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