There was a small but select offering of Salers at the English Premier Pedigree Show and Sale at Newark Livestock Market on Saturday 12th March.
The pre sale show was judged by Mr Ian McNee from Doncaster.
In the bull class Ian had four to select from and picked out Seawell Jeremiah as the male champion and the overall champion. Jeremiah born 13/3/14 is sired by French Import Casper, out of French import Duchesse unfortunately he didn’t make the reserve in the sale ring and returned home to the Donger’s at Seawell, Towcester
Seawell bull Jethro sold for £3150. A Cammel sired animal born 10/2/14 out of home bred Seawell Francesca. Cammel is responsible for some excellent animals. He is heading to Peter Hawes, Essex.
Female champion went to Manor Lane Freya from Carolyn Fox a young powerful cow with calf at foot (sired by Cogent sire Gulliver). Freya is sired by semen import Ferdinand, out of home bred Manor Lane Jemma. The pair sold to Aled Jones in Wales for £2,415.
Approach Farm Heaven born 8/2/14 sold for £1680, daughter of Seawell Franko out of Approach Farm Eclipse is off to Salers breeder Messrs Howkins, Leicester.
1st Seawell Jeremiah PM & SM Donger No sale
2nd Rigel Tango Rigel Pedigree No sale
3rd Seawell Jethro PM & SM Donger £3150
4th Seawell Joker PM& SM Donger No sale
1st Manor Lane Freya C Fox £2415
2nd Approach Farm Heaven A & K Gowthorpe £1680