Whitebred Shorthorn Autumn Sale 2016
The Annual Autumn show and sale of Whitebred
Shorthorn cattle on Friday 4th November
2016 saw a top price
of 3800gns achieved by Keith Laurie for the heifer Corrie Ruby
14th. Having won her class and gone on to take the Female Championship
at the pre-sale show she was well bid for in the ring and eventually
knocked down to LR Hamer & Son, Rishworth Hall Farm, West Yorkshire.
Topping the bull trade at 2,800gns was Gordon Jacksonís Blackburn Jock. Sired by Barlaes Welcome, he had also been a class winner
earlier in the day, heading the Junior bull class and going
on to be Reserve Male and Reserve Supreme Champion. He was
purchased by Andrew Tullie Farming, Whitchesters Farm, Hawick.
The winner of the Senior bull class, Male and Supreme Champion,
Parton General, from Messrs Hewson, Parton Farm, Wigton was
the next best price at 1,800gns. General is by Parton Bonus
and bred from the herdís Suzanna family and he is off to join
JB & A McAllisterís herd based near Newton Stewart.
Female Champion, Hole of Lyne Twinkle 3rd sold for 1,500gns.
From R Telford based near Roadhead, Carlisle Twinkle was sired
by Hole of Lyne Joe and out of the Glendearg Tom daughter Milnholm
Twinkle 2nd. She was knocked down to MG & J Taylor, Dippenhead
Farm, Isle of Arran.
4 Bulls £1706.25
8 Females £1437.19
Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington