Thursday 11 May 2023

Top price at the Hereford Cattle Breeders’ Association show and sale at Worcester Livestock Market was Havenfield 1 Ruby 6th from EL Lewis and son, Dilwyn, Herefordshire, selling at 5,000gns to L and L Powell, Penpedaorheol, Glamorgan of Brynheath Herefords. September 2021-born, it is a daughter of Solpoll 1 Lawman which is by Panmure 1 Henry. This heifer is out of Dendor 1 Ruby 20th, by Solpoll 1 Gilbert, the three times UK sire of the year.

Heifers averaged £1,954.60. From Nick and Lucy Holdsworth, Pebworth, Warwickshire, Pebworth 1 Tara, sold for 2,000gns with its steer calf at-foot, bought by GD Nussey, Awre, Gloucestershire. By Cato 1 Miller, it is out of Pebworth 1 Nova.

Bulls averaged £2,457 with HighHouse Wildtrack from JR and HM Whitlow, Worcestershire, selling for 3,000gns to C McCreath, Longridge, Staffordshire of Levedale Herefords. March 2022-born, it is by Drumatee Rocket, purchased from John Conlon for 2,500gns at the NIHBA premier show and sale at Dungannon in February 2020.

Auctioneers: McCartneys

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