The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

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

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 Corrie, Lockerbie.

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

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