Halls Bishops Castle Auction report an excellent entry of cattle for the prize show and sale last Thursday 17th October.  Up for grabs was the Tom Gittins Cup which was expertly judges by John Price of Kingsland, who, after some deliberation, awarded the champion pen of first prize steers to J. A. Wood & Sons, Kinnerton, second prize was awarded to S. J. C. Morris & Son, Whitcott Evan.  First prize in the heifer class was won by R. Llewellyn of Lynwood with the Wood family receiving second prize.

Overall, steers averaged 195p/kg and £900/head with highs of 223p/kg for a bunch of Limousins from

  1. A. Wood & Sons, Kinnerton and £1100 for a pair of Charolais from E. D. & H. J. Roberts, Pant Gwyn.

Heifers averaged 193p/kg and £870/head to a maximum of an incredible 326p/kg and £1400 for a pair of Limousins 430kg from J. A. Wood & Sons, Kinnerton.

Other leading prices were as follows:

British Blue x Steers – 6 steers 220p/kg, 2 x 4 steers 208p/kg, 3 steers 192p/kg from M/s J. A. Wood & Son, Kinnerton Farm.  5 steers 212p/kg, 2 steers 202p/kg from M/s S. J. C. Morris & Son, Whitoctt Evan.  2 steers 194 p/kg from M/s T. E. Thomas & Co, Melin Grug.             

Saler Steers – 2 steers 196p/kg, 4 steers 174p/kg from M/s W.C.G.& G.A.Davies & Son, Tynypwll.  1 steer 191p/kg, 1 steer 187p/kg from M/s W. V. Davies & Co, Trewythen.

Charolais x Steers – 1 steer 218p/kg from M/s D. H. & M. G. Jones, Bronfelin, 1 steer 214p/kg from M/s H. S. Davies & Sons, Yew Tree Farm.  1 steer 209p/kg, 1 steer 204p/kg, 1 steer 198p/kg from M/s E.D. & H.J. Roberts, Pantgwyn.    2 steers 203p/kg from M/s D. A. Jones & Co, Bron Haulwen.  2 x 2 steers 200p/kg from M/s W. V. Davies & Co, Trewythen.               

Limousin x Steers – 11 steers 223p/kg, 7 steers 221p/kg, 6 steers 220p/kg, 7 steers 219p/kg, 7 steers 215p/kg from M/s J. A. Wood & Son, Kinnerton Farm.  2 steers 215p/kg, 1 steer 213p/kg, 1 steer 210p/kg from M/s G. H. Bayliss & Son, Borfa Wen.  1 steer 212p/kg from M/s S. J. C. Morris & Son, Whitcott Evan.

1 steer 210p/kg from M/s G. H. Bayliss & Son, Borfa Wen.  2 steers 209p/kg from Mr T. P. Jerman, Church Farm.

British Blue x Heifers – 4 heifers 254p/kg, 8 heifers 236p/kg, 2 heifers 227p/kg, 3 heifers 220p/kg, 1 heifer 217p/kg, 1 heifer 194p/kg from M/s J. A. Wood & Son, Kinnerton Farm.

Charolais x Heifers – 1 heifer 205p/kg from M/s E.D. & H.J. Roberts, Pantgwyn. 1 heifer 193p/kg from M/s H. S. Davies & Sons, Yew Tree Farm.  7 heifers 192p/kg, 2 heifers 185p/kg from Mr R. Llewellyn, Lynwood.

2 x 2 heifers 191p/kg, 1 heifer 191p/kg, 3 heifers 189p/kg from M/s D. H. & M. G. Jones, Bron Felin. 1 heifer 183p/kg from M/s D. A. Jones & Co, Bron Haulwen. 2 heifers 172p/kg from Mr E. C. O. Owen, Beach Farm.

Limousin x Heifers – 2 heifers 326p/kg, 1 heifer 254p/kg, 1 heifer 245p/kg, 8 heifers 241p/kg, 6 heifers 239p/kg, 6 heifers 238p/kg, 6 heifers 237p/kg, 6 heifers 236p/kg, 1 heifer 227p/kg from M/s J. A. Wood & Son, Kinnerton Farm.  1 heifer 215p/kg from Mr B. Jones, Moat Farm. 1 heifer 215p/kg from M/s E. & S. Lewis, Old Hall Farm

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From right to left: Allen Gittins, Halls, John Price and Bundle – Judge, Mike Wood and Phil Wood

 

Tom Gittins Cup presentation 17.10.19

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