The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

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

Annual Autumn Prize Show & Sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle

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.

Tremycin Spartan 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.

In 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 Shields, Ninebanks.

Following at 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

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