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Whitebred Shorthorn Spring Sale 2016

Sale report by Donald Hendry (Association Chairman)

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the spring sale of Registered Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association on Friday 26th of February 2016. 9 bulls and 3 heifers were forward.

The Judge Mr Jimmy Ions, High Thorneyburn, Falstone, Hexham awarded the Championship to Parton Goodyear, a December 2013 bull bred and exhibited by Messrs Hewson, Burgh Head Farm, Burgh by Sands, Carlisle. "Goodyear" was sired by the Spring 2013 Sale Champion, Parton Promotion and now travels to Devon with J W Reddaway & Son, Sampford Courtenay.

Parton Goodyear
Parton Goodyear - Supreme Champion - 4,500gns

A very promising young bull, Hottbank Jackpot, bred by JRF Pattinson, Hottbank, Bardon Mill, Hexham sold for 2600gns to R J Lund, Garsdale, Cumbria. This December 2014 bull was sired by Blackburn Marshall, the November 2009 Sale Champion.

The six bulls sold averaged £2311.75, a rise of £127.75 on the previous year.

In the female section the Champion was exhibited by Mr Robert McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas. Sired by Milnholm Winston, Barlaes White Heather 16th sold for 2600gns to the new Association chairman Mr Trevor Wallace, Farney Shields, Ninebanks, Hexham. Her grandmother, Murtholm Royal Heather 3rd, was an outstanding example of the breeds maternal traits and produced 16 calves in her lifetime including the renowned Murtholm Premier.

Barlaes White Heather 16th
Barlaes White Heather 16th - Female Champion - 2600gns

The other two heifers, Barlaes White Heather 17th and Hottbank Lucinda 11th travel to the island of Arran to add to the new herd being formed by Messers MG & J Taylor, Dippenhead, Largiemeanoch.

The three heifers averaged £1662.50, a rise of £87.50 on the previous year.


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