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Blues top 10,000gns twice at Carlisle

British Blues bulls sold to 10,000gns twice at the Border British Blue Club show and sale at Carlisle.

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Solway View Levi, From Kevin Watret, Annan, which sold for the joint top price of 10,000gns.
Solway View Levi, From Kevin Watret, Annan, which sold for the joint top price of 10,000gns.

The first was for Almeley Kendrick, a September 2015-born Drybarrows Cawdale son out of Rosemount Faith, from G.L. Morgan, Tillington. It sold to J.R. Cussons and Son, Scarborough.

 

The second was October 2016-born Solway View Levi. Consigned by Kevin Watret, Annan, the Solway View Firecracker son was first in its class and went home with R.A. Cadzow, Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

 

Next at 8,000gns was the senior male champion, Top Side Lewis from Ross and Elaine Pattinson, Brampton. By Naby Golddust, it sold to A. and F. Baillie and A. and J. Baillie, both Newton Stewart.

 

Selling for the same price was Luce Water Lionking from Ben Haige, Hexham.

 

By Solway View Firecracker, it went home with Raine and Davidson, Kirkby Stephen.

 

At 7,000gns was June 2016-born Almeley Lallana, also from Mr Morgan, which sold to E.A. Davies and Son, Hereford.

Senior male champion, Top Side Lewis, which sold for 8,000gns.
Senior male champion, Top Side Lewis, which sold for 8,000gns.

Sale leader in the female section at 4,500gns was first prize winner Tipladys Malibu. The June 2017-born heifer from Richard Tiplady, Barnard Castle, is by Tweeddale Ironman and sold to J. Crowther, Sowerby Bridge.

 

Next at 4,000gns was the female champion Black N Blue Lady Lloyd from Sally and Neil Lloyd, Luston. By Jiosco De Focant, it sold to S.J. Balfour, Banffshire.

 

More than £16,900 was raised for two charities with the sale of five heifers and a young bull from Emyr Wigley, Llansantffraid, Powys.

 

These were the first progeny to be sold from herd established two years ago by Mr Wigley with the sole purpose of generating funds for Ovarian Cancer Action and RABI, his wife Evelyn having died from ovarian cancer.


His top prices were 3,800gns (£3,990 including auctioneers’ commission) for January 2017-born heifer Old Stackyard Blues Mo-No, with the February 2017 bull Stonebyres Merlin making 2,900gns.

 

Averages

 

26 senior bulls, £5,060.19; 18 junior bulls, £4,690; 44 bulls overall, £4,908.75; 17 maiden heifers, £2,859.70; 1 served heifer, £2,625; 4 recipients with ET calves, £3,491.25.

 

Auctioneers

 

Harrison and Hetherington.

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