The inaugural Special January Show and Sale of Simmental Cattle saw a bull from the Newbiemains herd top the sale at 3800gns.
Newbiemains I’m Ur Man consigned by Jim and Patricia Goldie was sired by Woodhall Fantastic and out of the homebred Blackford Albatross daughter Newbiemains Flower Power. He had won 2nd prize in the pre-sale show and went on to be purchased by Messrs Straughan from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Best of the females was N & N Gwynne’s heifer Chestermann Data Michelle 3 who sold for 1900gns to Messrs Bell from Morpeth. This May 2017 born heifer was sired by Overhill House Data and had won 2nd prize and Reserve Female Champion in the pre-sale show.
Messrs Gwynne also sold another heifer Chestermann Ringleader Nelly 3 for 1700gns, she was sired by Blackford Ringleader and another to be purchased by Messrs Straughan from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Averages 1 Bull £3990; 3 Females £1785