The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

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

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, Nairn.

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, Argyll.

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. Florence, Tenby.

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