Hereford Cattle Society Online Spring Sale

19th May 2020

The Annual Spring Sale of Hereford cattle was held as an Online Timed Auction running between Friday 15th May and Tuesday 19th May.

Topping the sale at £2800 was G & MC Shepherd’s Moorside 1 Seize-the-day a September 2018 born ET bull sired by Moorside 1 Joseph. His dam Moorside 1 Jane 3rd sold for 5000gns and his granddam, Romany 1 Jane was a previous Cow of the Year winner. Seize-the-day was purchased by Messrs Brown from Berwickshire.

Moorside Seize The Day – £2800

The other bull to sell also came from Messrs Shepherd and had been the Moorside herd’s stock bull for the past 2 years. Hoghton View 1 Gold Mine was originally bred by S & E Walker and only for sale again now because his own daughters are now joining the herd. Gold Mine, sired by Moeskaer Patriarch and out of Barwise 1 Amazing Grace, was purchased for £1800 by Messrs Anderson from Newcastle Upon Tyne.

The only female entered sold for £1600, this was Moorside 1 Sapphire also from Messrs Shepherd. Sapphire was sired by the Hoghton View 1 Goldmine and out of Moorside 1 Staminette. She was also purchased by Messrs Brown, Berwickshire.

Averages – 2 Bulls £2300; 1 Female £1600