For the second successive year the female trade led the way at the Bristol Autumn Sale with the top call on the day being 3600gns for Greenfields Astra, a Corskie Pilot daughter with Brinkton Brilliant on the dams side. She had earlier been crowned the Female Champion from Mr G Green, Kibworth, Beauchamp, Leicestershire.
Mr Green also took the second top call of 2700gns with the Reserve Female Champion Greenfields Agatha. Agatha a Brigstock Samson daughter and granddaughter of Curlieu Knight.
A packed ringside ensured a 70% clearance of handy Commercial bulls bid to a top price of 2400gns for Sway Bravo the Reserve Male Champion, Bravo a polled bull by Sway Vinney and with Curlieu Knight on his dams side from Mr & Mrs S.L. Blomfield, The Bungalow, Kings Lane Sway, Lynington, Hampshire.
Next best was Taurus Buccaneer, a Celtic Rock son going back to Starline Prefect on the dams side selling to 2300gns from Alstone Court Partners, Alstone Lane, Highbridge, Somerset.
Sale Averages 7 Bulls sold to a sales average of £2160 11 heifers sold to a sales average of £1742 2 Cows and Calves sold to a sales average of £2021.25 Aquarius reduction 5 £1354.50