Charolais cattle sold to a top price of 6,000gns with a bull clearance rate of 70% at the official Society sale at Welshpool on Thursday 5th November.
The sale topper at 6,000gns came from the Midas dispersal sale on behalf of Roger, Cath and Drew Coppinger of Edstaston, Shropshire. Midas Cath by the 15,000gns Carlisle Supreme Champion Burradon Talisman and her five month old heifer calf Midas Likenoother by Alwent Goldbar were purchased by WJ Lewis, Brecon, Powys.
The Coppinger’s sold three more cow and calf outfits all with calves sired by Alwent Goldbar. Firstly was the 30,000gns Dingle Hofmeister daughter Midas Hilda TI +48 SRI +52 and her nine month old bull calf Midas Luke who went home with Andrew Sellick, Knutsford, Cheshire at 3,600gns.
Also at the same price was Midas Fifi TI +42 SRI +43 sired by the 25,000gns Supreme Perth Champion Goldies Unbeatable, being purchased by GR Gould, Minehead, Somerset and her 8 month old daughter Midas Lily who went home with VAS Corbett, Knighton, Powys.
Another Midas pair sold for a total of 3,500gns. HP Thomas, Brecon, Powys purchased Midas Fantastic TI +55 SRI +45 sired by Mowbraypark Paramount, whilst her nine month old bull calf was bought by HM Griffiths, Felinfach, Lampeter.
The Mortimers Farm, Eastleigh, Hampshire sold cows and calves to a top price 3,200gns for Mortimers Hologram TI +39 SRI +44 by Balthayock Aesop and her 9 month old bull calf Mortimers Lysander sired by the home-bred Mortimers Invincible, purchased by JT and AW Davies, Llangedwyn, Shropshire.
Mortimers’ also sold cows with calves for 3,050gns and 2,800gns respectively. The Seawell Icon daughter Mortimers Gracious and her 11 month old heifer calf Mortimers Juliet by the South East calf show champion Mortimers Hurricane caught the eye of MA Swistun, Gower, Swansea. Then GR Gould, Minehead, Somerset took home Mortimers Feisty by the 12,000gns Cleffany Spitfire and her six month old Mortimers Invincible son Mortimers Lively.
In the female collective section GM Jones, Bala, Gwynedd secured the highest price of 4,000gns from DH Jones, Ceredigion for his in-calf heifer Esgob Ivonne by the 26,000gns Anside Excalibur.
Then Rachel Dawson, Newton Burgoland, Leicestershire purchased the 30,000gns Balmyle Bollinger daughter Cloybank Inlove from RM and G Hughes, Owestry, Shropshire for 3,000gns.
Leading the bids for the bulls at 4,400gns was the 15 month old class winning Sarkley Jinsky TI +47 SRI +37 from EH Pennie and Son, Montgomery, Powys. Jinsky who is sired by Lisnagre Elite ET and out of a homebred dam going back to Doonally New was purchased by JM and BJ Langford and Son, Newtown, Powys.
Four bulls sold for 4,200gns. The first was the 20 month old Blelack Digger son Hendy Jeffrey TI +55 SRI +56 who was purchased from JAW Rees, Lanidloes, Powys by ASL Evans, Aberystwyth, Dyfed.
Next, exhibited by GG Morris, Llanstephan, Carmarthenshire, was Cargriff Jupline TI +48 SRI +45 a son of Alwent Goldbar who had earlier won his class. He went home with R, CW and RW Jones, Llanbedrop, Gwynedd.
The 17 month old Holtstead Jefferson TI +68 SRI +65 sired by Blelack Digger was next to sell at the same price for F, J and EC Andrews, Holmfirth, Yorkshire and was purchased by HE Williams and Son, Craven Arms, Shropshire.
This price was matched by AG and EL Jones, Llangwm, Corwen for another class winner Dooley Jemphasis by Guthrie Fernando from David Thornley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire.
Then Boden and Davies Ltd, Mellor, Cheshire sold their 17 month old Blelack Digger son Sportsmans Justice TI +55 SRI +53 for 4,000gns to WJ and EA Lewis, Bryncoch, Neath.
Selling at 3,700gns to WET and JA Pugh, Rhayader, Powys was the 14 month old Maerdy Junior TI +57 SRI +54 sired by Maerdy Gouverneur and exhibited by DE Evans, Mold, Flintshire.
Two bulls were knocked down for 3,500gns. BA & PT Heath, Hartfield, East Sussex offered the first, Sackville Julius TI +61 SRI +56. This 21 month old Blelack Digger son went to R Reynolds, Knighton, Powys. At the same price tag was the 18 month old Louis Jarrow, sired by Thrunton Fitzroy, sold by PW Greed, Exeter, Devon to with G and H Jeriman, Newtown, Powys.
Averages: 26 bulls £3,436. Females: Seven heifers £2445, Midas Dispersal: five Cows and Calves £3969, seven heifers £1694, Mortimers Draft: three Cows and Calves £3167.50
Auctioneers: Welshpool Livestock Sales
Show Results Welshpool Thursday 5 November 2015
Supreme Champion Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Juggernaut – s. Goldie Eddy
Reserve Supreme Champion GM Jones – Esgob Jeep – s. Anside Excalibur
Female Champion JS Howells – Gwenog Icing – s. Thrunton Classic
Reserve Female Champion A & M Williams – Castellmawr Imogen – s. Lisnagre Elite ET
Class One – Bulls Born on or between 14/12/2013 & 28/02/2014
1st – GM Jones – Esgob Jeep – s. Anside Excalibur
2nd – JAW Rees – Hendy Jeffrey – s. Blelack Digger
3rd – BA & PT Heath – Sackville Julius – s. Blelack Digger
4th – SJ Goddard – Maynestone Ironman ET – s. Derryharney Outstanding
5th – NP Jones – Waterman Jones – s. Farleycopse Gareth
Class Two – Bulls Born on or between 01/03/2014 & 17/04/2014
1st – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Juggernaut – s. Goldie Eddy
2nd – Mrs A Orr-Ewing – Foxacre Juniper – s. Wesley Forceful
3rd – Roberts & Jones – Montgomery Jonathan – s. Elgin Fergal
4th – PC Weston – Finnwest Jezz – s. Brailes Asteroid
5th – IN Hollinshead – Allostock Jacob – s. Goldie Eddy
Class Three – Bulls Born on or between 18/04/2014 & 06/05/2014
1st – GG Morris – Cargriff Jupline – s. Alwent Goldbar ET
2nd – PW Greed – Louis Jarrow – s. Thrunton Fitzroy
3rd – A & M Williams – Castellmawr Jack – s. Goldstar Gentleman
4th – Mr & Mrs A White – Balbithan Jackfrost – s. Loganbar Goran
5th – RJB & AM Tucker – Gower Juggler – s. Alwent Goldbar ET
Class Four – Bulls Born on or between 07/05/2014 & 31/05/2014
1st – David Thornley – Dooley Jemphasis – s. Guthrie Fernando
2nd – PJ Maher – Roscrea Jonah – s. Farleycopse Turbo
3rd – Boden & Davies Ltd – Sportsmans Justice – s. Blelack Digger
4th – F, J & EC Andrews – Holtstead Jefferson – s. Blelack Digger
Class Five – Bulls Born on or between 01/06/2014 & 07/07/2014
1st – David Thornley – Dooley Jake – s. Guthrie Fernando
2nd – DE Evans – Maerdy Julep – s. Maerdy Dynamite
3rd – WF Palmer & Son – Trenestrall Jiggy – s. Trenestrall Frank
4th – SM Corbett & Daughters – Teme Jive ET – s. Kilcullen Ted ET
Class Six – Bulls Born on or after 08/07/2014
1st – EH Pennie & Son – Sarkley Jinsky – s. Lisnagre Elite ET
2nd – DE Evans – Maerdy Junior – s. Maerdy Gouverneur
3rd – Roberts & Jones – Montgomery Jeancvd – s. Balmyle Harlequin
4th – IN Hollinshead – Moelfre Jackpot – s. Anside Foreman
5th – IN Hollinshead – Allostock Joey – s. Alwent Goldbar ET
Class Seven – Heifers
1st – JS Howells – Gwenog Icing – s. Thrunton Classic
2nd – A & M Williams – Castellmawr Imogen – s. Lisnagre Elite ET
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