Melton Mowbray – Sale Report:
A small but quality offering of Aberdeen-Angus bulls saw a high of 3600gns at the Melton Mowbray Market, Multibreed sale on 27th March 2021. Four bulls found new homes to average £3,150 with a 66% clearance.
The sale was held under strict COVID-19 restrictions where all attendees wore face coverings and adhered to the 2m social distancing regulations. The sale included a parade and was streamed live via MartEye where online bidding facilities were available.
Top price on the day was a September 2019 born bull, Wensleydale Romeo V143 from Christopher D Timm. Romeo is a Blelack Ensign L796 (ET) son and out of a homebred cow Wensleydale Rosado R037. Romeo sold for 3600gns and was purchased by L J Stamper, Salome Lodge, Huntingdon.
Following closely behind was two bulls from D & P Evans, Tree Bridge Aberdeen-Angus which both sold for 3000gns. First up was Tree Bridge Eastleigh V762 a April 2019 born bull by homebred bull Tree Bridge Portsmouth S630 and out of homebred cow Tree Bridge Estella S600. Eastleigh was purchased by R C Turnbull, Foxfoot Hay Farm, York. Next up selling for 3000gns for David & Penny Evans was Tree Bridge Poplar V772 also a April 2019 born bull. Poplar is by Gear Firecracka V772 and out of homebred cow Tree Bridge Polly Pride R534, Poplar was purchased by M Light, Venn Barton, Devon.
Selling for 2400gns was Park Wall Empire W044 a 2020 February born bull from Mr B K & Mrs J C M Musk. Empire is by homebred bull Park Wall Pontius Pilate T004 (ET) and out of homebred cow Park Wall Emily T011. Empire was purchased by Chandler Farms, Melton Mowbray.