Whitebred Shorthorn Sale
The spring show and sale of Whitebred Shorthorn cattle on
behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association held
at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 28th February 2014 achieved
a top price of 3200gns.
Securing the leading price was the
days overall male and supreme champion entry from G Bell & Co
of Langholm with their June 2012 born bull Bloch Heckie. He
is a son of Park William and out of the home bred mother Bloch
Millie 4th. Heckie was sold to the judge, James Robertson of
The Becks, Langholm.
The next price tag
to follow was 1700gns for a senior bull consigned by Keith
Laurie of Gilsland, Brampton. His homebred entry, Corrie Mercury,
sired by Burnedge Knight and out of the Marilyn herd family
line. He caught the attention of buyers J Patterson & Son of
Selling for 1600gns was the last bull to
the sale ring, Hottbank Striker, shown by John Pattinson of
Hexham. This was the pre-sale Reserve Male and Reserve Supreme
Champion who is sired by Blackburn Marshall. Striker was knocked
down to A Haggas of Skipton.
Averages: 7 bulls £1650.00, 2 females £1013.25
Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington