Newark – Limousin Day
Females led the trade at the Limousin Day at Newark Mart, with the in-calf heifer, Brockhurst Holy from Doug Mash, selling for the top price of 5800gns. A Wilodge Vantastic daughter, due to Ardglasson Highlander, she sold to Andrew Gammie, Drumforber, Laurencekirk.
Best of the bulls was Ewdenvale Ivanhoe, a Wilodge Tonka son which sold at 5500gns to Andrew Bishop, Pitfield Farm, Eldersfield.
Averages: Three senior bulls, £3045; 13 intermediate bulls, £2978.85; 20 junior bulls, £3252.38; 21 cows with calves, £2699; nine heifers with calves, £2669.33; 11 in-calf cows, £1699.09; 31 in-calf heifers, £2282.90; 79 maiden heifers, £1658.47; seven commercial bulls, £885.71; 126 commercial heifers, £995; 160 commercial steers, £1022.81.
Photographs of the top priced lots are shown below, followed by a list of leading prices and buyers. To view the full selection of pictures taken, or to purchase any, see our Photo Sales section.
Leading bull prices:
Lot 9 – Millington Impala, 3400gns to Lattenbury Farming Co, Lattenbury Hill, Godmanchester.
Lot 18 – Gascoines Iceman, 3800gns to S & CM Jones & Sons, Alton Manor Farm, Idridgehay, Belper.
Lot 23 – Gascoines Iain, 4500gns to FS Knight, Wells Farm, Stoke Doyle, Oundle, Peterborough.
Lot 29 – Coachhouse Ion, 3500gns to FS Knight.
Lot 30 – Hannem Imacelebrity, 3800gns to Lattenbury Farming Co.
Lot 41 – Whiskey Ivor, 3000gns to G & J Hadfield, Coldeaton Farm, Alsop Enledale, Ashbourne.
Lot 42 – Coachhouse Illyria, 4500gns to Frank Page, Lodge Farm, Yelvertoft Road, Northampton.
Lot 45 – Coachhouse Intelligent, 4000gns to Bill Stewart, Greenfold, Bridge of Marnoch, Huntly.
Lot 46 – Ternvalley Ivan, 3000gns to Bill Stewart.
Lot 47 – Ewdenvale Ivanhoe, 5500gns to Andrew Bishop, Pitfield Farm, Eldersfield, Gloucs.
Lot 48 – Coachhouse Infielder, 4800gns to RF Turner & Son, Bassingbourn Farm, Fordham, Cambridgeshire.
Lot 51 – Newroddige Imperial, 4500gns to Bill Stewart.
Lot 60 – Scorboro Inc, 3800gns to Bill Stewart.
Lot 71 – Hannem Jaguar, 3000gns to P Bacon, Oakwood Farm, Gayton, Kings Lynn.
Leading female prices:
Cow & Calf
Lot 88 – Mereside Ebony & Mereside JCB, 4000gns to F & SM Stamper, Salome Lodge Farm, Leighton Bromswold, Cambridgeshire.
Lot 133 – Brockhurst Harmonica, 3400gns to TP Jarman, Church Farm, Trefeglwys, Powys.
Lot 140 – Brockhurst Honeycomb, 3200gns to M Webster, Grange Farm, Westerdale.
Lot 142 – Brockhurst Holy, by Wilodge Vantastic, 5800gns to A Gammie, Drumforber, Laurencekirk.
Lot 178 – Roughley Izzy, 3000gns to RJ Mawby, Fields Farm, Lower Green, Rugby.
Lot 207 – Coachhouse Ibiza, 4200gns to GC Bowring, The Park, Nether Langwith, Mansfield.
Lot 214 – Coachhouse Isette, 3000gns to RF Turner & Son, Bassingbourn Farm.