The Simmental Society Show and Sale held at Bristol Sales Centre on 14th October 2010 saw a fast trade for the females that were on offer.
The highest bid was 2550gns for the Reserve Female Champion ‘Cathedral Shannon’ a 2005 born cow sold with her twin bull calves at foot, she was sold by Mr J Berry of Redruth Cornwall and was purchased by Messrs Jones, Danycapel, Dyrslwyn, Carmarthen.
Mr G Green of Kibworth, Leicester sold their first prize in calf heifer ‘Greenfields Willow’ a Corskie Pilot daughter at 2500gns to D E & D A T Lloyd, Hengoed, Kidwelly, Carmarthen.
The Female Champion a maiden heifer ‘Boars Head Miranda’ by Seaview Prince Charming entered by R J Grenham of Boars Head Farm, Crowborough, East Sussex realised 2350 gns and was sold to Mr S Gummow, Higher Killiworgie Farm, Newquay, Cornwall.
A draft sale from the ‘Deerhurst’ herd saw a top price of 2300gns (twice) for a 2004 born Cow ‘Deerhurst Rosebud’ and her July born heifer calf with another 2007 born cow and bull calf realising the same money.
The ‘Atlow’ reduction sale saw 2500gns (twice) for Atlow Rhonda (Born 2004) with her June born heifer calf and Atlow Topaz (born 2006) with her May born bull calf. Atlow Autumn a 13 month old maiden heifer realized 1650 gns.
The Burytown production sale saw maiden heifers selling up to 1550gns for a Corskie Radium daughter.
Bulls met a selective trade with the top call being 2500 gns for ‘Chapman Apollo’ a Heywood Statesman son from D Bush of Cirencester.
The Male Champion 'Sway Angus’ entered by Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Blomfield of Lymington Hants realised 2300gns and was sold to T Hammett, Jarvis Hayes, Exeter.
AVERAGES Cows and Calves - £2152.50 In calf Heifers - £2170 Maiden Heifers - £1333.50 ‘Deerhurst’ Cows and Calves - £2060 ‘Atlow’ Cows and Calves - £2559.38 ‘Atlow’ Maiden Heifers - £1734.50 ‘Burytown’ Maiden Heifers - £1714.50 Bulls - £1830.
Auctioneers: Stags with McCartneys.