Carlisle Beef Shorthorn females peak at 4,500gns

Uppermill Lillian Jill, female champion and overall reserve at 4,500gns

Uppermill Lillian Jill, female champion and overall reserve at 4,500gns

26th March 2018

Beef Shorthorn females sold to a top of 4,500gns and bulls to 4,000gns in Carlisle on Friday 23 March at the breed society’s early spring sale. Both entries were within the breed’s top 5% and from Uppermill Shorthorns, Dromore, County Down.

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Coldrochie Beef Shorthorn dispersal peaks at 20,000gns

Sale leader, stock bull Fearn Godfather

Fearn Godfather commanded the leading 20,000gns bid in Stirling on 5 February when Douglas McMillan, Luncarty, Perthshire staged the first of his two part Coldrochie Beef Shorthorn herd dispersal.

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Skipton Beef Shorthorn females achieve new 6,500gns centre record

Sale leader, Clipper X1152 of Upsall at 6,500gns

Sale leader, Clipper X1152 of Upsall at 6,500gns

52 heifers averaged £2,404, 97% clearance

Beef Shorthorn females met an exceptional demand from a packed ringside selling to a new Skipton centre breed record top of 6,500gns and £2,404 average for 52 heifers, with 97% clearance, at the breed society’s official autumn sale on Wednesday 8 November.

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Beef Shorthorn lead Stirling bull sales at 20,000gns

Millerston Kasper 20,000gns

Millerston Kasper 20,000gns

Beef Shorthorn bulls led the Stirling bull sales’ trade at 20,000gns on Monday 5 February at the breed society’s official annual spring fixture. Five entries sold for five figures, whilst 59 lots averaged £5,803.

Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society secretary, Joanna Bailey commented: “The day’s solid trade was fuelled by suckler producers continuing to seek genetics that will deliver a low input, low cost functional suckler cow – milky, hardy and fertile, with a quiet temperament and great longevity. They were also aware that the steers are continuing to find a ready market influenced by Morrisons Shorthorn Beef scheme.”

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Stirling Beef Shorthorn bulls peak at 12,000gns

Sale leader and male champion, Grovewood Jackson at 12,000gns

Sale leader and male champion, Grovewood Jackson at 12,000gns

13 bulls averaged £5,121 +£2,100 on 2016 81% clearance; 48 females averaged £2,890

Beef Shorthorn met a strong, level demand with bulls selling to a new October breed record top of 12,000gns and £5,121.00 average at the breed society’s official autumn sale at Stirling on Monday 23 October.

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