Annual Autumn Prize Show & Sale of Whitebred
Friday 8th November 2013
A top call of 2,000gns was
achieved at the Carlisle Autumn show and sale of Whitebred
Shorthorn Cattle, held on behalf of members of the Whitebred
Shorthorn Association. Claiming the top price was a homebred
bull shown by Newcastleton breeder Gordon Jackson. Blackburn Corker, an April 2012 born son of Lochdochart Nemo and out
of a Murtholm Premier bred daughter, joins the Ottercops herd
belonging to TJ Robinson of Kirkwhelpington.
Following at 1,500gns was a trio of bulls. First entry to
the sale ring secured the first price tag, Byers Hall Vantage
shown by HL Whitfield & Son of Haltwhistle. Vantage, sired
by Parton Vantage and bred from the herds Queen family, he
was knocked down to Messrs Beaty of Windermere.
shown by G & F McIntyre of Thornhill sold for the next 1,500gn
price. Sired by Lochdochart Tom and out of a Parton Powerpack
bred daughter, Spartan was sold to D Moffat & Sons of Moffat.
A sole entry from G Bell & Co of Langholm also sold for 1,500gns.,
Bloch Hew, a June 2012 born son of Park William and out of
a homebred mother by Bloch Farneyshields Trevor, caught the
interest of A Murray & Sons, Hexham.
the female section, the leading price was 1,700gns for a maiden
heifer shown by R & M Fergusson of Castle Douglas. Barleas White Heather 13th, sired by High Creoch Fanfare, was sold
to Messrs Wallace of Farney
1,600gns was another maiden heifer offered by Keith Laurie
of Brampton. Corrie Ruby 12th, sired by Burnedge Knight, was
purchased by RHS Shaw MBE of Borgue.
Also from the Corrie consignment
was a heifer selling for 1,400gns. Corrie Ruby 13th a daughter
of Corrie Flint sold for 1,400gns going to S Patterson of Crossthwaite.
Averages: 4 Bulls £1706.20, 6 Females £1382.50.
Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington