Whitebred Shorthorn Autumn Sale 2018
Quality animals were forward for the show and sale run by
Harrison & Hetherington on 9th November 2018.
Of the animals catalogued three were not forward on the day. The judge, Mr James Medland from Tavistock, Devon, kindly
taking up the appointment cancelled in the spring, due to the
weather in early March.
First in the bull class and overall Breed Champion was Parton
Royal Casino bred by Messrs Hewson, by their stock bull Northwood William, out of Parton Suzanna 71st. Second in the bull class
was a very pleasing Spring View George William bred by Mr C
J Jeffrey by Longley Talisman out of Lochdochart Snowfall 13th.
Third place was awarded to another very nice bull from the
herd of Mr G Jackson, Blackburn Gambler, by Byers Hall Diamond
out of Blackburn Blondie.
The heifer classes (born on or before 11th April 2017) and
(born on or after 12th April 2017 had two animals forward for
each class. In the older class first place and Best Female,
went to Barlaes Heatherbell
14th bred by Mr R McTurk, by Blackburn Thumper out of Barlaes Heather Bell 7th. Second place Stroneskar Pegasus from Mr A
McNair & Son, by Stroneskar
Rocky out of Ben
Ledi Duchess 2nd. Heifers in the younger class
were placed, first, Whintingstown Hilary, from R M & C
M Leach, by Whintingstown Ben out of Corrie Ruby 6th. Second
place to Hole-of-Lyne Shona 9th by Hole-of-Lyne Duke out of
Hole-of-Lyne Shona 2nd from Mr R Telford.
The sale realised some good prices. Parton Casino Royale,
Breed Champion sold to Mr Owens of Kilkenny, for 2,000gns.
The top selling heifer Stroneskar Pegasus sold at 3,300gns
to Mr Haggas of Skipton, North Yorkshire. Travelling also to
Skipton was Softley Hannah bred by T D & M Moore by Ben
Ledi Snow King 3rd out of Stonehouse Hannah.
New buyers together with established breeders purchased heifers
with an average price of 1578gns.
Bulls averaged 1500gns.