Whitebred Shorthorn Sales
Friday 7th November 2008
On Friday 7th November 2008, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd
conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on
behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with
a small select entry of 4 Bulls and 1 Female.
|Parton Top Hat
The judge, Andrew Hogg, Milnholm, Langholm, awarded the Championship
to Parton Top Hat, a June 2006 bull bred and exhibited by Messrs
Hewson, Burgh Head Farm, Burgh By Sands, Carlisle. Sired by
Hottbank Mariner, this bull went on to secure a bid of 1,600gns
and was purchased by Messrs RA &
JP Cornelius, West Rose, St Breward, Bodmin.
The Reserve Champion Rosette was collected by Bloch Barra,
an August 2006 bull from Messrs Bell, Bloch, Langholm. Sired
by Murtholm Parky, this bull failed to reach his reserve and
left the ring unsold.
Third prize was High Creoch Elite, a March 2007 bull, bred
and exhibited by Messrs G & K Gilligan, High Creoch, Gatehouse
of Fleet, he realised 1,000gns, writing this cheque Mr JRF
Pattinson, Hott Bank, Bardon Mill, Hexham.
Hole of Lyne Holly, the only female in the sale, sold at 500gns
to Mr & Mrs Hunt, Ellerton Grange, Southwaite, Carlisle.