Whitebred Shorthorn Sale
Friday 27th February 2015
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,
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
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
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