Well-known Hereford breeders Ron and Robert Wilson of Cowbog, Morebattle, Kelso, sold two of the youngest bulls at the breed’s annual autumn show and sale at Hereford for 3,300 gns and 2,850 gns last week. The 21 bulls averaged £3,122.50.
The father-and-son team also sold the show’s youngest heifer for 3,050gns and another for 2,250gns. The show’s nine heifers averaged £2,514.17. The breed society secretary, David Prothero said: “It is pleasing to see such a strong demand for females, again achieving almost a total clearance of those offered.”