Simmental bulls peaked at 8400gns at the spring show and sale at Worcester this weekend, with females topping at 3400gns for one of the Ravensdale herd dispersal lots.
Overall, 16 bulls sold to average £4009.69, up £912 on the year. Heifers averaged at £1875.68 for 11 sold. A draft from the Lopemede herd saw 9 maiden heifers average £1225. The dispersal of the Ravensdale herd averaged £1881.80 for the 32 sold.
Below are pictures of the top priced lots – to view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.
Lot 1 — Lopemede Idaho, 8400gns to C Patmore, Telemara, Saffron Walden
Lot 5 — Cwarre Idaho, 6800gns to CM Mercer, Bowley Court Farms
Lot 6 — Chegwidden Incredibull, 2500gns to WS Lane & Partners, Grange Farm, Wantage
Lot 7 — Storersmith Infrared, 4200gns to RI Davies, Penlanlwyd, Llangammarch
Lot 8 — Williamwood Iceman, 3700gns to TA Evans, Upper Hargledd, St Davids
Lot 9 — Storersmith Ironside, 3500gns to PC Friens, Wadland Barton, Okehampton
Lot 10 — Beanhill Ideal, 2900gns to WS Lane & Partners
Lot 11 — Beanhill Inspire, 2000gns to M Roberts, Glascoed Hall, Caernarfon
Lot 12 — Bosahan Infinity, 4300gns to CM Mercer
Lot 14 — Bosahan Iliad, 4500gns to PL Heard, Yelland, Okehampton
Lot 15 — Gwili Idwal, 2300gns to WK Emmett & Son, Tregassa, Truro
Lot 17 — Beanhill Icarus, 3000gns to OC Jewell, Llwynfynwent, Aberystwyth
Lot 18 — Grangewood Idaho, 3600gns to PC Friend, Wadland Barton
Lot 19 — Chegwidden Jericho, 3400gns to G Williams, Wig Farm, Bangor
Lot 21 — Cwarre Jupiter, 2600gns to LR Drew & Sons, Gwystre, Llandrindod Wells
Lot 22 — Grangewood Jupiter, 3400gns to CD Vernon & Son, Gorse Darm, Nuneaton