The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

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

Whitebred Shorthorn Sale

On Friday 4th November 2005, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with a catalogued entry of 10 Bulls and 2 Females.

It was commented by many that this was one of the best shows of Whitebred Shorthorn bulls seen for some years.

Barlaes Bonus
Barlaes Bonus

Top price of the day 2,600gns was secured by Barlaes Bonus a May 2004 bull, bred and exhibited by R & M Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas. Sired by Raeburnfoot Talisman and going back to Murtholm and The Flatt breeding on the dam side, Bonus was snapped up by D Jackson & Sons, Blackburn, Newcastleton.

The judge, Brian Crawshaw awarded the Championship to Parton Striker a December 2003 bull bred and exhibited by Messrs Hewson, Parton Farm, Wigton. Sired by Murtholm Premier, this bull went on to secure a bid of 1,400 gns and was purchased by Messrs TD & M Moore, Softley, Slaggyford, Brampton.

Blackburn Gaffer
Blackburn Gaffer

The Reserve Championship was awarded to Blackburn Gaffer, a March 2004 bull bred and exhibited by D Jackson & Sons, Blackburn, Newcastleton, sired by Blackburn Taurus this bull went on to realise 2,000 gns. and travels to Wales to Cnewr Estate Ltd., Sennybridge, Brecon.

Third prize bull Hotbank Mariner a June 2003 bull, also exhibited by Messrs Hewson but bred by JRF Pattinson, Hotbank, Bardon Mill, Hexham left the ring unsold, but was later purchased by Mr J Denby, High Low Scales Farm, Millom.

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