Trade was electric at the annual Spring Sale at Washingpool Sales Centre on Saturday 10th May.
A tremendous show of well turned out cattle saw buyers and bidders from across the UK and Southern Ireland.
The Centre record for the breed was smashed with Bosahan Dynamo selling for 9600gns,the pre-sale Male Champion selected by Judge Mrs Vikki Wood, Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2YT
Dynamo bred by Mr and Mrs J Olds, The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth, TR11 5QB, by Skerrington Armada and out of a Kibride Farm Newry daughter sold to Michael Barlows Denizies herd at Four Oaks, Ulnes Walton Lane, Nr Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 8LT
Next best at 6000gns from Messers Booth and Bell, Crackley Farm, Crackley Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2JS. Crackley Detonator, a Holm Danni son, out of a Crackley Hannibal daughter sold to CM Mercer, No 1 Unit, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dinmore, Leominster Herefordshire, HR6 0PL
Two bulls traded at 5100gns, the first Wroxall Dave-The -Rave, from CH Evans and son, Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 7ND, a Tiset Darwin son, out of a Lambclose Triton daughter selling again to CM Mercer, No 1 Unit, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dinmore, Leominster Herefordshire, HR6 0PL
Also at 5100gns was Grangewood Endeavor form Mr &Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Netherseal, Swadlincote Derbyshire, DE12 8BE, an Omorga Alonso son out of a Grangewood Knockout daughtersold to Mr D Watkins, Leintwardine, Hereford.
Top price female and Female Champion was Wroxall Dairymilk-Betty in calf to Wroxall Wallace from CH Evans and Son, Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 7ND, by Tiset Darwin out of a Lamhoj Supery daughter, selling for 3600gns to AJ Jones Raylan, Gwent.
The same buyer took the second top price female at 3000gns,Lopemede Ebba from John Rixon ltd , Lopemede Farm, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3SH. Ebba a KPS Argyle daughter out of a Loxton Ronnie daughter.