Whitebred Shorthorn Sale
Friday 28th February 2003
Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the Spring sale
of Whitebred Shorthorn Bulls on behalf of members of the Whitebred
Shorthorn Association on Friday 28th February 2003.
Out of a
catalogued entry of 7 bulls only a select entry of 5 bulls
was forward. A crowded ringside not evident at Whitebred sales
for a number of years produced animated bidding resulting in
a total clearance.
The judge, Ian Robinson The Mollen Brampton (formerly of Askerton
Castle) awarded the Championship to Parton Surprise a January
2001 bull bred and exhibited by Messrs Hewson, Parton Farm,
Wigton. Sired by Parton Governor this bull went on to secure
a bid of 2,500gns. From Mr J Matheson, Mains of Clunas, Cawdor,
The Reserve Championship was awarded to Bloch Jock
a February 2001 bull bred and exhibited George
Bell & Co., Bloch Langholm,
sired by Bloch Farneyshield Trevor this bull sold at 1,200gns,
writing this cheque Mr Peter Sinclair, Resipole Farm, Acharacle,
Bloch Jimmy a June 2001 bull from the same home as the
Reserve Champion makes the journey to Gatehouse of Fleet to
join the Ardwall Herd of A.P. McCulloch at 2,000gns.
High Creoch Fergus
(March 2001) exhibited by G & K Gilligan,
High Creoch, Gatehouse of Fleet sold at 1,200gns to Messrs
G.H. White & Sons, Hartsgarth, Newcastleton.
Kale Moon Shadow
(May 2001) exhibited by W & J Thomson,
Hownam Grange, Morebattle, Kelso changed hands at 1,000gns
and travels to the Pembrokeshire home of Reddown Farms, St.