Black Jack, a 16-month-old British Blue
x bullock bred by Trefor Jones, Bodychain, Caernarfon, was shown by Sioned Ellis for Robert Alun Elias, Garndolbenmaen.
The couple headed to Hereford, Texas - the beef farming capital of the world - for their honeymoon and are planning to spend their wedding money gifts on a new herd of British Blue
Prize Show Best Cast Cow 1st Bog Hall 2nd Shitlington Hall Steer or Heifer 1st Ben Moralee 2nd Callum Storrow (Shown by YFC Member) Hard Riding Flotterton Limousin x Heifer 1st Elrington Hall 2nd Elrington Hall Limousin x Steer 1st Lough Green 2nd East Greenridge British Blue
x Heifer 1st Sunniside British Blue
x Steer 1st Glebe Farm 2nd Lough Green Other Cont.
Top price of the day was PS420 achieved for a British Blue
bull from RHF Heeps & Son, with PS395 being achieved for a Limousin cross bull calf from BJ & LI Jenkins, over half the calves sold made over PS350 with dairy bulls ranging from PS85-PS94.
A nine-month-old British Blue
cross, from DB, H & ID Owen, Trefor, Holyhead, was the Reserve Champion steer.
The top British blue
sky was the view from Castell Dinas Bran, overlooking Llangollen, which was placed 9th.
Circle Industries has been deleted because of its acquisition by the French company Lafarge-Coppee S.
Bullocks sold to PS1230 (x2) for a British Blue
and a Limousin from Messrs DAWILSON, Belzies and to 252.
Leading prices; Limousin - PS2900, PS2550, PS2250, PS2100, PS2000, PS1820, PS1780, PS1750 (x3), PS1720, PS1700, PS1650, PS1580, PS1550 & PS1500 (x2) Angus - PS1500 British Blue
- PS2700, PS1900, PS1740 PS1620 & PS1580 Beef Shorthorn - PS1700, PS1500 & PS1450 Simmental - PS1650 Limousin Bull - 2100gns Herd Dispersal - South Farm, Colwell The second dispersal was that conducted for Selby North-Lewis Esq, South Farm, Colwell and consisted of a different class of suckler cow than the previous herd although quality was very much on a par.
POWYS producer Wyn Jones has splashed out on an "outstanding" British Blue
heifer calf that he plans to show this summer.
After nine hours of deliberations at Borderway Agri-Expo, Carlisle, cattle judge Donald MacPherson found his overall champion in Black Beauty, a June 2008-born British Blue
x Limousin heifer owned by Tecwyn Jones, Ty Newydd, Nebo, Llanrwst.
Per head Bullocks - British Blue
to PS1175, PS1090, PS1010, PS1000 Low Glasnick.