The annual Autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn cattle took place at Borderway on Friday and topped at 3600gns for a heifer and calf unit from Keith Laurie.
This was Corrie Ruby 15th sired by Corrie Gladiator and out of Corrie Ruby 11th she sold with her July born bull calf at foot sired by Corrie Jack and had also been running back with the bull Sewingshields Bojo. The successful purchaser was Messrs Oliver from Haltwhistle.
Following closely behind this at 3000gns was the in-calf heifer Glentyne White Heather from MG & J Taylor’s Corsock based herd. White Heather was sired by Parton Mastercard and out of Barlaes Royal Heather 12th. She sold scanned in calf to Glentyne Grafter and was purchased by Messrs McAllister from Newton Stewart.
Messrs Taylor also sold another heifer who was also in calf to Glentyne Grafter for 2100gns. This was Glentyne Marilyn sired by Northwood George and out of Corrie Marilyn 31st. She was bought over the phone by Messrs Smyth from Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Bulling heifers sold to 2000gns for Barlaes Royal Heather 16th from RJ McTurk. She was sired by Blackburn Thumper and out of Barlaes Royal Heather 7th. The successful bidder was Messrs Tomkins from Hethersgill, Carlisle.
Also at 2000gns was the only bull forward for sale Parton Enhancer from Messrs Hewson. Enhancer was sired by Northwood William and out of Parton Suzanna 91 and he sold to Messrs Matheson from Sutherland, Inverness.
1 Bull £2100.00
6 Females £2432.50