October and November were extremely busy months for Newbiemains Simmentals. Between Bull Sales and Calf Shows we seemed to be constantly on the road. Winter is also in full swing with all cows and calves (born before the end of September) being settled to outwintering fields and those close to calving(usually within 2 weeks) being brought inside to calve. We will try and have some photos of our outwinterd cows and calves and newborns in the December News.
CALF SHOW TEAM 2013
The highlight of this years calf shows was being the Reserve overall Simmental Champion & Male Champion, with Newbiemains Dominator, at Agri Expo H&H Borderway mart, Carlisle. Newbiemains Devotion also won her class here with Dollyburd and Eleanor taking third and fourth prizes respectively.
Winning her class, on her first outing to the calf shows, was Newbiemains Eclypse at the ‘Stars of the Future Show’ held at its new venue United Auctions Stirling. Eclypse not shy to the showing circuit, having been show throughout the summer with her mother, Carralavin Wynn.
CARLISLE SIMMENTAL BULL SALE
In between shows we took two bulls to the November Show and Sale at H&H Borderway Mart Carlisle. The bulls stood first and second in the Junior Bull Class. On a tricky day of trading, Newbiemains Dino who took first in his class, he was the highest priced bull sold through the ring at 4,000gns. Dino was purchased by Messers G D Roberts, Gwynedd, Wales. We wish the Roberts family all the success with their new stockbull.