April 25, 2013 Holsworthy Charolais peak at 4,300gns
Charolais bulls sold to a top of 4,300gns in Holsworthy on Thursday 24 April at the South West Charolais Association`s annual spring sale.
Sale leader at 4,300gns was the champion, Martland Grazer TI +27, SRI +23, a 21 month old by the 55,000gns Sportsman Columbo and out of a homebred dam. Bred and exhibited by J and C Wylde, Woolavington, Bridgwater he was knocked down sold to PL Heard, Okehampton.
Earlier in the day, Mr Heard had offered his Meldon George TI +33, SRI +31, a rising two year old by Broadbury Diesel to Messrs Needham and Son, Bucklands Newton who also went to 2,300gns for Wyvern Goodun TI +54, SRI +45, a two year old Blelack Digger son from DM Barker, Heathfield Taunton.The day’s second highest call at 3,600gns was the 14 month old Blelack Digger son, Beanhill Harry TI +70, SRI +74 from RJ and BE Kimber, Christian Malford, Chippenham to MS Andrews, Winsford, Minehead.
A bid of 3,200gns secured Downtown Grady TI +33, SRI +26 for A J & D M Finnemore, Camelford. A 20 month old by Balbithan Condor, he was bred and exhibited by Brian Lavis, Bridestowe, Okehampton.
Two, two year old heifers by the 10,000gns Perth champion, Chunal Dougie from Mr and Mrs Andrew White, Worth Matravers led the female section and both were secured by H Dunstan and Sons, Mabe, Penryn. Balbithan Godmanston TI +38, SRI +46 made 3,400gns, while Balbithan Galaxy TI +20 SRI +32 attracted a 3,000gns bid.
Averages: 8 bulls £3,189; 6 females £2,138.
September 28, 2012 Penhole Charolais peak at 4,600gns
Charolais females from the Penhole dispersal at Exeter Livestock Centre
Charolais met a solid demand selling to a top of 4,600gns when W B Gubbin and Son, Launceston, Cornwall, dispersed their Penhole herd at Exeter Livestock Centre on Friday 28 September.
Heading the dispersal at 4,600gns was Penhole Eternity, a three year old by the 8,500gns Coolnaslee Valour and out of a homebred dam. She was sold with her three month old calf, Penhole Harpsichord by Penhole Dannyboy, and was pd’d in calf to Penhole Admirable. Eternity was secured by S J Gabriel, Launceston, Cornwall. The same buyer also made a call of 2,600gns for the four year old Penhole Denise and her three month old heifer calf Penhole Hibiscus, by Dannyboy. Denise was also sired by stock bull Valour, out of a homebred dam and pd’d in calf to Admirable.
Next at 4,200gns came Penhole Deutzia, another Valour daughter and out of a homebred dam, with her three month old heifer calf Penhole Highness by Dannyboy. This four year old was pd’d in calf to Admirable and knocked down sold to N A McInerney, Exeter, Devon.
Leading the entry of Penhole bulls at 3,200gns was Penhole Generator, an 18 month old by Dannyboy and out of a homebred dam. He was secured by W Haydon and Son, Exeter, Devon.
Purchased for 2,900gns was the two year old heifer Penhole Flame. In calf to Admirable, this one was by the 6,600gns Edenhurst Regal, a bull going back to Oldstone Egbert, and out of a homebred dam. She sold to R J Gregory and Son, Truro, Cornwall. A consignment of bulls from South West breeders were also up for sale with the same buyers reaping back their investment with their 16 month old bull, Kerling Goldie TI+49, SRI +49, sold for 3,300gns. Goldie, by the 16,000gns Clyth Diplomat and out of Trescoll Charlotte, was secured by Messrs Vooght, Exeter, Devon.
Averages: 13 cows in calf/with calves at foot £2,698; 6 in calf heifers £2,459; 10 maiden heifers £1,760; 3 bulls £2,468.
April 25, 2012 Holsworthy Charolais bull peak at 5,000gns
from left, Lisa and Will Palmer with their champion, Trenestrall Fossil; judge, Charlie MacLean, South West Charolais Club president, Peter Scott and chairman, Redvers Williams
Charolais bulls sold to a top of 5,000gns at Holsworthy on Wednesday 25 April at the South West Clubs annual show and sale.
Sale leader at 5,000gns was Balbithan Flint TI +50, SRI +51, a 16 month old by the homebred Balbithan Bilbo and out of a homebred dam, both of which went back to Inverlochy lines.
Bred and exhibited by Mr and Mrs Andrew White, Worth Matravers, he sold to RL Toop, Yelverton.
Next at 4,500gns, Furrydance Fieldmarshal TI +40, SRI +37, a two year old from CR, IE and A-M White, Helston, Sired by Maerdy Naser and out of a Billingley dam, he travelled to Wales with AG Powell, Knighton.
First lot in the ring at 4,000gns was the rising two year old, Lovistone Freddie TI +43, SRI +39, a Gower Blingbling son and out of a homebred dam going back to Ballindalloch UFO. Bred and exhibited by Brian Nancekivell, Okehampton, he sold to B Clarke, Higher Aston, Exeter.
Two Bailea Ulysse sons came under the hammer sold from Brian Jones, Heol Senni, Brecon. First to go at 3,600gns was the 20 month old Bailea Falstaff to RT Barrow, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, while his stable mate, Bailea Filip, a 21 month old made 3,000gns to P and J Horton, Dulverton.
A bid of 3,300gns secured Polgoda Golden TI +45, SRI +44 for R Toms, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter. Bred and exhibited by DR and B Stacey, St Austell, this 13 month old was by the 7,000gns Ravensworth Damien and out of a Penhargard bred dam.
Averages: 10 bulls £3,543.75