- 97 bulls sold, up by six on the year
- £5610 average, up by £71 on the year
- 74% clearance rate of the 130 bulls forward
- 11 bulls at 10,000gns and over
- 35 bulls in all at 5000gns and over
Ballyrobin Joop from Joan Gilliland, Co Antrim, made 20,000gns to lead a strong trade at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s Early Spring Sale held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Saturday 13th February.
July 2014 born, Ballyrobin Joop is by Lowerffrydd Empire and is out of Ballyrobin Frenchy, a Wilodge Vantastic daughter. Purchasing the top price was Messrs Ridley for their Haltcliffe herd at Hesket Newmarket, Wigton. Full report to follow….
226 20,000gns Messrs Ridley, Haltcliffe, Hesket new Market, Wigton, Cumbria.
4th in class 12
268 19,000gns J & JF Nimmo, Bogside Farm, Newmains, Wishaw, Lanarkshire.
1st in class 15 and Reserve Junior Champion
154 18,000gns RM Adam & Son, Newhouse of Glamis, Forfar, Angus.
1st in class 5
253 17,000gns Messrs J Logan, Humebyres Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire.
4th in class 14
163 14,000gns H Annett & Son, Widdrington Farm, Widdrington, Morpeth, Northumberland.
1st in class 6, Intermediate & Supreme Champion
183 14,000gns GL JS A Howells, Shadog, Pentrecwrt, Llandysul, Dyfed.
1st in class 8 and Reserve Intermediate Champion
225 14,000gns JW & ME Fieldson, Poplar Farm, Corringham, Gainsborough, Lincs.
2nd in class 11
255 14,000gns Morris Bros, Whitcott Evan Farm, Clun, Craven Arms, Shropshire.
1st in class 14
201 12,000gns M/s Stephen & Co, Meikle Geddes Farm, Nairn.
2nd in class 9
243 11,000gns M & W Richardson, Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria.
2nd in classs 13
130 10,000gns R Dunlop, Pinvalley Farm, Barr, Girvan, Ayrshire.
2nd in class 3
178 9500gns JW Kay & Co, Gass Farm, Straiton, Maybole, Ayrshire.
2nd in class 7
176 8200gns WI Suddes & Sons, South Farm, Cornsay, Durham, Co.Durham.
1st in class 7
133 8000gns AT Dixon, Chirdon, Tarset, Hexham, Northumberland.
3rd in class 4
203 8000gns W Robson Farm Ltd, High West House Farm, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland.
3rd in class 10
218 8000gns RA Cadzow, Inland Pastures Farm, Scremerston, Berwick upon Tweed.
1st in class 11, Junior & Reserve Supreme Champion
128 7500gns W & R Lawson, Stubsgill Farm, Distington, Workington, Cumbria.
1st in class 3 and Reserve Senior Champion
222 7500gns PW Greed, Columbjohn Farm, Rewe, Exeter, Devon.
3rd in class 11
191 7000gns J Leiper & Sons, Black Heddon, Ponteland, Newcastle on Tyne.
267 7000gns Robert McNee Ltd, Overfinlarg, Tealing, Dundee.
2nd in class 15
138 6500gns John Moir, Home Farm, Cairness, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.
167 6500gns M Cameron, Strone Farm, Banavie, Fort William,Inverness-shire.
2nd in class 6
234 6500gns M/s Fleming, Mosstower Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire.
2nd in class 12
119 6000gns W Barron, Morrow Edge Farm, Burnhope, Durham, Co.Durham.
5th in class 2
205 6000gns WHM & W Sloan, Mull of Galloway Farm, Drummore, Stranraer.
254 6000gns J Leiper & Sons, Black Heddon, Ponteland, Newcastle on Tyne.