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Suckled calves sell to £4,200 at Borderway

THE entry of 1118 yearling and summer-born calves at the special show and sale at Carlisle met a strong trade peaking at £4,200 with bullocks averaging £1,028.94 (£61.04) and heifers £990.36 (-£15.10).

 


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Reserve Champion
Reserve Champion

The sale leader was a red Limousin heifer from Andrew Harrison, Great Asby. By the home-bred sire, Noble Freddie, out of a British Blue dam it sold to J.W. Wilkinson, Leyburn.

 

Judge, Matthew Morris, Kilworth, Leicestershire, presented the championship rosette and the Edward Barton Memorial Trophy to David Jarman, Workington, with a Limousin-cross steer which is the first entry he has bred and owned. By the French Limousin bull, Rossignol, out of a Limousin-cross heifer bought in Middleton in Teesdale mart, it sold for £4,000 to Phil and Sharon Sellers, Lincoln.

Champion sells for £4000

Supreme champion from David Jarman

Judge, Matthew Morris, Kilworth, Leicestershire, presented the championship rosette and the Edward Barton Memorial Trophy to David Jarman, Workington, with a Limousin-cross steer which is the first entry he has bred and owned.

By the French Limousin bull, Rossignol, out of a Limousin-cross heifer bought in Middleton in Teesdale mart, it sold for £4,000 to Phil and Sharon Sellers, Lincoln.

 

Selling for £3,600 was the reserve heifer champion from John Smith-Jackson, Hightown. This black Limousin-cross entry is a daughter of the Limousin sire, Swarland Eddie out of a cow bought in Northern Ireland from James Alexander. The buyer was RDA Cattle Services, Leyburn.

 

Also selling at £3,600 was the first prize baby beef heifer from Andy and Stephen Powle, Armathwaite. This five-month-old black heifer by the cross-bred Limousin/British Blue bull, Huntershall Troy, out of a Limousin-cross Charolais cow, sold to the judge.

Baby beef winner

Attracting a bid of £3,100 was a baby beef heifer entry from Kilnstown Farms, Roweltown, Carlisle. The black six-month-old heifer by the Limousin bull, Eves Issac, sold to D.M. Morrison, Inverness.

 

James Allen, St Boswells judged the pen of four cattle and awarded the best pen of heifers to black heifers by a home-bred Limousin-cross bull from James and Thomas Whiteford, Tercrosset which sold for £1,140/head. Messrs Whiteford also won the best pen of four steers, which were by the same sire and sold for £1,200 apiece.

 

Outwith the show, top overall was a Limousin-cross heifer from Messrs Lumsden, Brampton selling at £1,460. Top British Blue-cross at £1,240 was from Messrs Raine Alston. Steers peaked at £1,250 for two Limousin crosses from Messrs Harrison, Appleby. Messrs Whiteford sold a pen of four British Blue steers to £1,205.

 

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.

 

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