Show & Sale of Suckled Calves
6TH ANNUAL SHOW & SALE OF SUCKLED CALVES
Auctioneer: Jonathan Farrall
The first Suckled Calf Sale of 2014 was well received by a packed ringside and a first class trade ensued.
Cattle finisher and regular Chelford supporter Martin Wilcock had the daunting task of picking the prize winners and eventually picked a very smart 3/4 Blue Heifer as his Champion. The Heifer, born April, bred and exhibited by Mick Berrisford, Betley made £940 to the Judge Martin Wilcock. Reserve Champion came from the same stable, a 6 month old Bull of similar breeding and making £880 to Stephen Eastwood, Emley.
Other noteable prices included Jonathan Worthington`s 2nd Prize Heifer at £840, Keith Roddy`s 5mo Heifer at £810. The best pen of 4 or more came from Mick Berrisford and made £795 just pipping a super pen of Charolais x Steers from Peter Allen at £770.
We are indebted to our sponsors; HJ LEA OAKES LTD, TCS MANAGEMENT AND D & J WORTHINGTON for their generous sponsorship once again and to Martin Wilcock for giving up his time to judge the classes.
Champion--British Blue x Heifer from M.Berrisford, Betley, Crewe. Realising £940 to Martin Wilcock, Ashton.
Reserve- British Blue x Bull from M.Berrisford realising £880 to Stephen Eastwood, Emley.
1st Steer Limousin x from K Roddy, Glazebury w/d from sale.
2nd Steer Limousin x from L Potts, Mottram realising £710 to R.Lavin and Son, Garswood.
1st Heifer- Champion
2nd Heifer--British Blue x from J & A Worthington, Nether Alderley, realising £840 to Martin Wilcock .
1st Bull- Reserve Champion
2nd Bull- Limousin x from G.Corbishley, Wincle realising £725 to M Fradley, Ripley, Derbys.
Best Group- 4 British Blue x Heifers from M Berrisford selling to M Wilcock at £795 a piece.
Runners up- 8 Charolais x Steers from P Allen making £770 each to R Lavin & Son.
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