HOLSTEIN and British Friesian dairy bulls sold to 5,100gns at Border and Lakeland Holstein club’s bull sale. Trade averaged more than £3,000, with 14 bulls selling for more than £4,000.
Top call was Annadale Farish, an Annandale Hector son bred from the Farrah cow family. Exhibited by the Armour family, Moffat, it sold to A.D. and A. Richardson, Appleby.
Overall champion, the Crasdale Bankroll-sired bull Wormanby Galantis from Hodgson family, Carlisle, was next at 4,800gns. Out of Wormanby Aftershock Gloriette EX93, it caught the eye of Jim Kennedy, Ayrshire.
At the same was Gerrard Domino, a R-E-W Seaver son from A.R. Carter, Wigton, which sold to A. Meredith, Strichen.
In the British Friesian section, top price was reserve champion Nerewater Launcher Pyhl from R.W. and J. Bell, Wigton. By Nerewater Launcher and bred from an EX91 classified dam, it sold for 5,000gns to H. Noble and Sons, Penrith.
34 Holstein bulls, £3,012.08; 18 British Friesian bulls, £3,001.71.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.