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Solid trade at South Devon Cattle Breeders Club Sale

Highlights from the South Devon Cattle Breeders Club Sale at Exeter on Friday 24th May saw 12 bulls sold (86% clearance), averaging £3,421. Top price of 4100 gns was for N & E Bunkum's Tregarrick Manaccan, selling to A J Friend, Okehampton. Five cows with calves averaged £1,667, topping at 2350 gns for B G & J Z A Dart's Woodhayes Daffodil 89 selling to Laity Farms, Hayle, Cornwall. A lovely consignment of eight yearling and two year old heifers from R W & S M Bostelmann from Staffordshire averaged £1,942. With thanks to Mark Davis and the team at Kivells.

NBA Beef Expo at North West Auctions

The Society’s Performance Championships were held at Beef Expo 2024 on 27th April, judged by Adrian Rundle from Newquay, Cornwall.  His female and overall breed champion was a lovely polled heifer from Richard Hartshorn, Telford, Shropshire – Cilgwrrwg Hastey (HP), by Brafferton Kudo and out of multi award winning Cilgwrrwg SAS Zoom (AI) (HP), herself rated EX95 in her female classification.