Tuesday 7 May 2024

Topping the bull trade at £3,150 was Senior Bull Class winner – Lot 4 Free Town Ajax, selling locally to Matthew Dent, Withington Herefords.

Free Town Ajax from RA Bradstock & Partners sells for £3,150

Second in the Senior Bull class Lot 3 from M&M Roberts was Bromley 1 Thunder with the hammer knocked down at £2,625 again selling locally to Lower Hope Farms, Hereford.

The judge for the day, Robert Clarke tapped out Overall Champion, Lot 6 – High House Azzuri, from JR Whitlow who unfortunately didn’t make his reserve but is still for sale from home.

Supreme Champion – Lot 6 – HighHouse Azzuri from RJ Whitlow

Altogether half the bulls sold to average £2,546.

Female trade topped with an unshown female from E.L.Lewis & Son, 14 month old Lot 23 – Haven Curly 156TH selling at £2,205 to Nigel Hooper, Malvern who also added Reserve Female Champion Lot 22 – Haven Louisa 104TH at £2,100. Both the in-calf heifers sold the buyers pick through the sale ring was the heifer from M Gray & L Crowther Lot 10 – Buckenhill 1 Iona W356 selling for £2100 to AB Bomford, Droitwich.

Haven Curly 156th from E L Lewis & Son

Female Champion from Sarah Hawkins was Lot 18 – Bosbury 1 Brownie A149 GT sold to Steve Chilman, Kinsham Herefords, Presteigne for £1890.

Reserve Overall Supreme & Overall Female Champion, Bosbury 1 Brownie A149 GT from S Hawkins sells for £1890

With majority 12-14 month yearlings on sale, the 10 heifers averaged £1,827 at 55% clearance.

The HCBA would like to thank judge Robert Clarke , sponsor JG Animal Health, McCartneys Worcester Team for a well run day and the successful buyers with their purchases.