The virtual dispersal of the Ridge Dean herd of British Blues for Michelle Wilde at Newark on Saturday, 11th October, saw a top call of 7500gns and demand strong throughout the sale.
Featuring some the finest British Blue genetics to come to the market in a number of years the sale drew interest from across the UK, with cattle sold to buyers across the UK, including animals heading to Orkney and Wales. full report
North East Club Calf Show
The North East Club held their annual calf show on Sunday 5th October.
Border Club Herd Competition 2014
The Border British Blue Club held their sixth Annual Herd Competition, judged by Wyn Jones Tanat Herd.
Flying Trade for Blue Cull Cows
At Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart Topping the sale at 225.5p/kg (£1686.74) was an excellent British Blue cow from Messrs Hayton, Asby Grange and was purchased by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
At Penrith & District Farmers Mart, a British Blue cow from W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House sold for 195.5p per kg (£1440.84) again purchased by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.
The “Blues” topped at 4,000gns at the Border British Blue Clubs’ Autumn Sale, held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 3rd October.
The Society has had 25 new members since January 2014 and we extend a warm welcome to them and wish them every success with their “Blues”.
Welshpool Sale - 22nd
Following the cancellation of Chelford an opportunity has arisen for a sale of Pedigree and Blue X commercial cattle to be held alongside a Limousin sale at Welshpool.
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