The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

Anna Pattinson
High Shield Farm, Bardon Mill
Hexham, Northumberland NE47 7AJ
Tel: 01434 344 716

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Barlaes Whitebred Shorthorn Herd

The Barlaes Whitebred Shorthorn herd consists of 5 cows founded on Murtholm White Heather 3rd, purchased with a bull calf at foot at Ian Henderson’s Murtholm Herd dispersal sale in November 1996 for the record female price of 7,400gns.

The other cows are two daughters and two grand-daughters of Murtholm White Heather 3rd.

Stock bulls used in the herd have been Glendearg Monarch Reserve Champion in 1993 and purchases for 2,400gns, Mains Monarch purchased privately and Raeburnfoot Talisman, Champion Autumn 2002 and purchased for 4,000gns.

Barlaes Bonus
Barlaes Bonus 2,600gns - Autumn 2005

Attributes of the Whitebred Shorthorn

Fertility – would calve every 10 months if allowed
Milk in abundance
Sound legs and feet
Longevity – Murtholm White Heather 3rd now 14 years has bred 12 calves to date and will hopefully carry on her good breeding for many years to come.

Barlaes Galloway Herd

The Barlaes Galloway herd carries the accolade as being the oldest Galloway herd still in existence. Barlaes Galloway’s are entered in the 1st Volume of the Galloway Herd Book and can be traced back to 1832.

At the present time we run a closed herd of approximately 70 pedigrees alongside the 5 Whitebred Cows and 30 Blue Grey Cows.

Bulls are sold at the Spring and Autumn Association Sales at Carlisle.

Enquiries Welcome

Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire DG7 3TZ
Tel: 01644 430251



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