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Autumn Show & Sale - 2012


Brisk Trade for Lincoln Reds
At the Lincoln Red Cattle Society's Autumn Show and Sale at Newark Livestock Market on Saturday 20th October 2012 R E Needham and Son’s Senior Champion and overall Champion Bull, Market Stainton Peter; sired by Donington Lancer and out of Market Stainton Eva 4th G10; sold for 4 200gns to Mr A J King’s King Herd, Holbeach, Lincolnshire.

Bull’s Average of 3 100gns (£3255), up by 400gns on 2011’s averages.

Interest from Commercial Breeders meant a brisk trade in the females with prices holding firm against 2011 Autumn Show & Sale figures; an overall average for 60 females of 1 290gns (£1355) being: 2 in calf Cows with calves at foot 1900gns (£1995); 20 in calf Heifers 1408gns (£1478); 30 Maidens 1128gns (£1185). Overall Sale average being (62 animals) 1348gns (£1416).

The Champion Heifer in the Show, HM & JM Needler’s January 2011...

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The 2012 Lincoln Red farm visit took place on Sunday 15th July at the Padworth Park Herd in Berkshire kindly hosted by Mick Shaw and Ruth Miller.  The rare site of blue skies greeted around 40 members & visitors, many of whom had travelled a considerable distance to see how Lincoln Reds were performing outside of their native county.

They were not to be disappointed as the cattle looked resplendent in their super park setting.

The Herd currently consists of 90 registered females with 3 Lincoln Red stock bulls, the overall aim being to reach 120 suckler cows.  The farm operates a low input forage system with cows being out wintered and fed on ad-lib haylage and mineral licks - a role ideally suited to the Lincoln Red.  Females are selected in the summer into 4 bulling groups and are put to either a Lincoln Red; Black Angus; Red Angus or British...

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After the Lincoln Red Cattle Society's performance on home ground at Newark in 2011, we were competing away in the NBA Beef Expo 2012 at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern.

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The Marketing Committee had decided to capitalise on the Jubilee and highlight "traditional British" for the Lincoln Red stand.

In the three pens there was a good looking 18 month old bull from Martin Clough, the Herd that produced the Supreme Champion...

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Lincoln Red Cattle Society Spring Show & Sale
Saturday 24th March 2012 held at Newark Livestock Market

12 Bulls – Averaged £5,880 (£3,483 in 2011)
67 Females Averaged – £1,352 (£9,08 in 2011)

Records tumble – top price of 18,000Gns paid for Beverley Noble

The Lincoln Red Cattle Society’s Spring Show and Sale at Newark Livestock Market on Saturday 24th March 2012 saw R I Clough and Son’s Senior Champion Bull and Breed Champion, Beverley Noble, break both the Society’s Breed Record and the Newark Livestock Record selling for 18,000gns. Beverley Noble sired by Beverley Adventurer out of Beverley Gift G55 was bought by Mr Andrew Mylius’s St. Fort Herd in Fife, Scotland. Mr Mylius commented: “it’s not often you see a Bull walk into the ring and know you may not see an animal of such quality again! I had to have him in my St. Fort Herd!”


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It was win, win, win for the Lincoln Red beef entered into the Beef Ribs Competition at the Smithfield Festival held at the East of England showground on 2nd & 3rd December.

In all, 9 sets of ribs were entered into the competition with Lincoln Red and Lincoln Red X taking the top 3 places.


Supreme Champion, ribs from a Lincoln Red heifer owned by RE Needham and Son from Gayton-le-Wold in Lincolnshire. The heifer, born 02.03.2010, weighed 317.1kgs.


Reserve Champion, ribs from a Lincoln Red X heifer owned by Michael Read from Hemingby in Lincolnshire. The heifer, born...

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