The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

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

Whitebred Shorthorn Sale Report

Friday 27th February 2015

The spring show and sale of Whitebred Shorthorn cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association achieved a top price of 3500gns.

The show was judged by Mr Stuart Hendry, Katrine, Aberfoyle.

The overall male and supreme champion secured the leading price from Adrian Wheelwright, Sunnyside Farm, Cleish, Kinross with his single entry Longley Benjamin, a March 2013 son by Blackburn Hill Billy and out of Longley Beauty 6th. He was highly sought after but it was GT, J & A Medland, Wilminstone Hall, Tavistock, Devon who secured him for 3,500gns.

Messrs Hewson, Burgh Head Farm, Burgh by Sands took the reserve male & reserve overall championship with their May 2013 born bull Northwood George. He is a son of Burnedge Arnold and out of Lochdochart Snowfall 13th. George was bred by Mrs M Marginson and was sold for 2,000gns to MG & J Taylor, Dippenhead Farm, Largiemeanoch, Isle of Arran.

Two bulls sold for 1700gns, the first through the ring was the 3rd prize winning senior bull consigned by John Pattinson, Hottbank, Bardon Mill. His homebred entry Hottbank Daystar, sired by Blackburn Marshall and out of the homebred cow Lucinda 4th sold to J McCurdy, Broughshane, Ballymena, Co. Antrim. Next through the ring on 1,700gns was Corrie Chromium from Keith Laurie of Gilsland, Brampton. Chromium, sired by Murtholm Parky and out of Corrie Lulu 2nd stood 3rd in his class. He caught the attention of buyers AC Dent & EO Nixon, Peghorn Lodge, Harwood, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham.

The female champion Hottbank Lucinda 10th, bred and exhibited by John Pattinson, Hottbank sold for 1,500gns to TD & M Moore & Son, Softley Farm, Slaggyford. Lucinda 10th, an April 2013 daughter of Blackburn Marshall out of a homebred cow Lucinda 3rd.

Averages: 5 bulls 2184.00, 1 female 1575.00

Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington

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