Bristol Show and Sale

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SUCCESSFULL INAUGURAL SIMMENTAL SALE AT BRISTOL LOOKS SET TO CONTINUE

With The current regulations on BTV the Simmental Cattle Society ran its inaugural autumn sale of pedigree cattle at Bristol to assisit members to market cattle, which were unable to travel to other sales throughout the country asthey had done in the past. Held in conjunction with Stags and McCartneys Auctioneers, on a joint sale day with the Aberdeen Angus Society, the sale proved to be a great success and is set to continue in the future.

Top price of the day went to Messrs L.J. & A.J. Curry, Lowerdown Farm, Felton, Bristol when their bull Winford Valiant sold for 3000gns to Messrs Howell, Ton Farm, Mcrthry, Mawr, Bridgend. Valiant is by the well known Kilbride Farm Newry. Coming closely behind at 2,900gns was Shebdon Valiant,a polled bull by Chamondeley Neville, who sold to Messrs Hill, Great Newra Farm, Gold Cliff, Newport Gwent.

Top priced female of the day was Tilbrook Vanilla from Peter Burgess, Tillbrook Farm, Lower Boddington, Daventry, Northamptonshire, when she sold for 2,100gns. This daughter of Arkmill Franklin out of Tillbrook Rebecca went to joint the pedigree herd of Mr. A. Gummow, High Killiworgie Farm, Blackcross, Newquay together with two other lots from the sale, Lynfield Topsy and Lynfield Velvet 2nd from Messrs A. E & C Bishop, Church Farm, Finchampstead, Woking at 920gns and 1000gns respectively.

A good dispersal of cattle from Messrs G. L. & S. M. Kings’ Hystfield Herd at Pedington Elm Farm, Berkley, Gloucestershire, peaked at 1250gns twice when Hystfield Poppet and Hystfield Rose sold with their calves at foot.

Other leading prices were as follows:-

WINFORD VALIANT 3,000.00 Messr Howell Ton Farm, Mcrthry Mawr, Bridgend
CHEGWIDDEN VALENTINO 2,900.00 Messr Hill Bros Great Newra Farm, Gold Cliff, Newport, Gwent
TILLBROOK VANILLA 2,100.00 Mr. Gummow Higher Killiworgie Farm, Black Cross, Newquay, Cornwall
CHEGWIDDEN VICTOR 1,800.00 Mr. Everett Newmead Farm, Maiden Bradley, Warminster,
SHEBDON VICEROY 1,500.00 Mr. Brasier Montrose, School Lane, Askerswell, Dorchester
DINTON MERMAID 1,350.00 Mr. Smith 11 Woodlands Road, Leyhill, Wooton Under Edge, Gloucestershire
HYSTFIELD POPPET 1,250.00 Mr. Davis Cross Farm, Tinton, Chepstow
HYSTFIELD ROSE 1,250.00 Mrs. Field Castle Hill Partnership, Upper Bury Town Farm, Blunsdown
HYSTFIELD MERMAID 1,220.00 Mr. Gilder Harrow Farm, Elmstone, Hardwicke, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DARSHAM LINDSEY 1,200.00 Mrs Field Castle Hill Partnership, Upper Bury Town Farm, Blunsdown
TAURUS GEM 11TH 1,150.00 Mr Collingbourne Halomark Ltd, Collstar Farm, Malthouse Lane
REGENCY VALIANT 1,150.00 Mr. Perkins New Row Farm, Downside, Shepton Mallet
UNREG COW AND CALF 1,100.00 Miss. Cooke Elmbridge Court Farm, Cheltenham Road, Gloucestershire
HYSTFIELD STAR 1,080.00 Mr. Gilder Harrow Farm, Elmstone, Hardwicke, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
BLACKPOOL LINDA 1,000.00 Mr. Gilder Harrow Farm, Elmstone, Hardwicke, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
BALCKPOOL SALSA 1,000.00 Mr. Gilder Harrow Farm, Elmstone, Hardwicke, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LYNFIELD VELVET 2ND 1,000.00 Mr. Gummow Higher Killiworgie Farm, Black Cross, Newquay, Cornwall
CATGIBBITT GRACE'S KATE 1,000.00 Mrs Field Castle Hill Partnership, Upper Bury Town Farm, Blunsdown
LYNFIELD VIKING 1,000.00 Mr. Ham Barn Farm, Bleadnell, Wells
LYNFIELD TOPSY 920.00 Mr. Gummow Higher Killiworgie Farm, Black Cross, Newquay, Cornwall
NOWERS ELKE 18TH 900.00 Mr. Probert Old Castle Court, Pandy, Abergaveny, Wales
HYSTFIELD MERMAID 2ND 900.00 Mr. T Davis Woodlands Farm, Clapton, Barkley, Gloucestershire
HYSTFIELD GEM 800.00 Mr. Davis Cross Farm, Tinton, Chepstow
HYSTFILELD KATE 800.00 Mr. Davis Cross Farm, Tinton, Chepstow
LYNFIELD VERITY 750.00 Mrs. Crockford Browns Farm, Malborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4ND
HYSTFIELD NELLIE 750.00 T Davis Woodlands Farm, Clapton, Barkley, Gloucestershire
HYSTFIELD LUCKY 750.00 Mrs. Crockford Browns Farm, Malborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4ND
UNREG COW AND CALF 750.00 Mr. Spokes 3 St Emilion Close, Duston, Northampton, NM5 6EW

AVERAGES 2 BULLS AVE £1986 26 FEMALES AVE £1029