• A FIRST prize bull from AS and YA Leedham sold for the top price of 4900gns a society sale of Simmental bulls at Worcester, last week, where bulls met a 64% clearance.

  • LIMOUSIN cattle reached a top of 5400gns at the Craven Limousin day, where bulls met an 80% clearance with a strong demand for senior and intermediate bulls ready for work.

  • BELTED and White Galloway breeders enjoyed a steady trade at their spring show and sale at Carlisle, where a top price of 2400gns was met on three occasions.

  • TRADE was excellent right through the spring sale of British Blue bulls and females at Carlisle, last weekend, where four five-figure prices and a further eight over the 7000gns mark resulted in 71 bulls ercording a £622.76 increase on the year, with an impressive 92% clearance across the board.

  • TWO prime animals from Walter Dandie lifted the champion and reserve tickets at a show and sale of prime Limousin-bred cattle at Caledonian Marts' Stirling centre, last week.

  • THE youngest bull in the catalogue, Wilodge Joskins, from Christine Williams and Paul Tippetts' Wilodge Limousin herd from Lodge Hill, Shifnal, led a strong trade at last weekend's breed society sale at Brecon Market, selling for the top price of 9500gns.

  • PEDIGREE British Blonde cattle reached a top of 3200gns at a society sale at Carlisle, last week, where James Weightman's Hallfield herd led with the majority of the top prices.

  • FEMALES hit a top of 12,000gns at the first of the dispersal sales of Graeme Massie's Blelack Charolais herd from Logie Coldstone, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, which saw the autumn-calving portion sell at Carlisle, on Saturday, alongside the main society sale of bulls and females.

  • CHAROLAIS bulls met a relatively select demand at Carlisle, on Saturday, where many of the senior bulls were turned out of the ring unsold having failed to hit the 3000gns mark, while intermediate and junior bulls were more in demand with many of the top prices coming from these sections.

  • CALVES from Messrs Brown, Asby Hall, Appleby, dominated the prizelist at a show and sale of store cattle at Kirkby Stephen, on Monday, where the 1026 head on offer met a bumper trade selling to a top of £2300.