Wednesday 30 June 2021
Pebworth 1 Nancy from Nick and Lucy Holdsworth, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire led the day’s trade at Halls’ Hereford sale which sold with its heifer calf to OEM Jones and EM Roberts, Llangynin, Carmarthenshire for 3,250gns. By Eldersfield 1 Barrichello H717, the five year old cow is out of Pencombe 1 Helen 181 and sold with its fifth calf, Pebworth 1 Vanity, at-foot. The calf is sired by Dendor 1 Smokin’ Joe, a son of Dendor 1 Nairobi, which stood supreme champion at the National Poll Show in 2018.
Generating the top call in the bulls was 15 month old Glenvale 1 Entertainer from TG, EI and EN Thorne, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire which sold to Jackie Cooper of Rimini Herefords, Preston, Lancashire for 3,100gns. By stock bull Vexour 1 Palmer, a Solpoll 1 Landmark son, it is out of a home-bred Angela cow, sired by Bosa 1 Hereward.
Not far behind at 3,000gns was 20 month old Maxstoke 1 Raymond from DP Jones Agricultural Contracting, Coleshill, Warwickshire. By Pepperstock 1 Norman, it is out of Maxstoke 1 Helen 513 and sold to LEM Stephenshon, Bromyard, Herefordshire.
At the same money was Newtoncroft 1 Teeno from Newtoncroft Farms, Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire. March 2020-born, this bull is by Solpoll 1 Hollywood and out of Newtoncroft 1 Truelove 231 and went home with volume buyer CH Forrester, Wem, Shropshire.
Again at 3,000gns, four year old stock bull Panmure 1 Pudding from TD and WT Livesey, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, was secured by B Chilman, Presteigne, Radnorshire. Out of Panmure 1 Plum F15, a female line which does so well for Scottish breeders JM Cant and partners, it is by Dendor 1 Leota, a son of Solpoll 1 Gilbert.
Parkapella 1 Thor from Scott Coates, Dingestow, Monmouthshire realised 2,700gns and sold to Ian Markham, Castlethrope, Buckinghamshire and travels with an impressive pedigree, being a son of Moeskaer Upgrade and out of Panmure 1 Plum N3.
From Gwyndaf Davies, Lampeter, Ceredigion, May 2017-born bull Creuddyn Madog sold for 2,500gns to TE and A Davies and sons, Saron, Denbighshire. Out of Border Roulette J1, it is by Free Town Baron, a son of Australian-bred Yarram Pompeii V055.
Within the dispersal of the Wrekin View herd of Graham Brown, Wolverhampton, a strong run of cows and calves topped at 1,750gns for Wrekin View 1 Ruby which sold to Nigel Owens of Mairwen Herefords, Carmarthenshire. Born in 2017, it is by Panmure 1 Garfield and out of a home-bred, Solpoll 1 Ferrari daughter. It sold with bull calf Wrekin View 1 Viscount, sired by Pebworth 1 Parker.
At 1,650gns was Wrekin View 1 Lola, another Garfield daughter, which sold to Barry Cambridge, Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire. It was joined by Wrekin View 1 Lottie and its heifer calf at 1,600gns. Wrekin View 1 Reanna with its bull calf and Wrekin View 1 Roxy, again with a bull calf, both sold to ER Thomas, Eglwyswrw, Pembrokeshire at the same money.
Elsewhere, Bosbury 1 Rosa 43 from Sarah Hawkins, Bosbury, Herefordshire realised 1,750gns, changing hands to Somerset-based M Voss and was joined by herd mate Bosbury 1 Priscilla 36, with the hammer going down at 1,500gns.
A run of females from Ian Braithwaite, Bridgnorth, Shropshire met a top bid of 1,500gns for Highfields P. 1 Orange 18th. By Wirruna Justin J13, it is out of a home-bred Dorepoll 1 13P Patriot daughter and was purchased by S and S Murray, Wolverhampton.
The reduction of Telford-based AD Beaman’s Triacre herd topped at 1,520gns for fourth calver Free Town Grateful 933, bred by RA Bradstock and partners. It is by Cornish-bred Hustyn Scotty and sold with its Fabb 1 Redwood son at-foot.
Averages: 25 pedigree bulls, £,1961; 21 cows and calves, £1,566; 3 in-calf heifers, £1,037; 22 maiden heifers, £1,049; 7 in-calf cows, £973.