Although entries were slightly down, the Simmental trade at the Carlisle Autumn Show & Sale was good with bulls averaging 1694gns. Judged by Mr C. Addison, the top-price of 2200gns went to Wigton breeders J. & E. Peile, for the Champion animal, Pasturehouse Paleface, a 16 month old bull.
W. Heaps,Chorley, Lancs, sold Rosten Pricey, also 16 months, at 1950gns.
Messrs Allen, Newton Stewart, drew 1900gns for Glenturk Prince Peter, the Reserve Champion.
Females averaged 952gns for in-calf heifers.
Report by Christine Heaps North West Club Secretary