The Annual Autumn Hereford Cattle Sale was held at Carlisle on Friday and despite not many being forward all those on offer sold very well.
The sale topped at 2600gns for the bull Moorside 1 Status Quo from Messrs Shepherd. Status Quo was sired by Hoghton View 1 Gold Mine and out of the Moorside herd’s matriarch Romany 1 Jane who won female of the year in 2014. This bull was purchased by Messrs Williams from Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen.
Messrs Shepherd also sold another bull this time at 2400gns and purchased by Messrs Slater from Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria. This was Moorside 1 Sultan sired by Minlacowie Jubilant J123 and out of Moorside 1 Jane 11th.
Also at 2400gns was Auckvale 1 Sportsman from Messrs Kemp & Sons, Bishop Auckland based herd. Sportsman was sired by Dendor 1 Muttley and out of Auckvale Beauty 1316K. The successful purchasers on this occasion was Messrs Bainbridge from Wigton.
The only female sold was a heifer from Messrs Dickinson’s Mallowburn herd. This was Mallowburn Ruby, an April 2018 born heifer who had been running with Elwis Pumba. Ruby was sired by Auckvale Maxim and out of Mara Blossom 46th. She was purchased by Messrs Adcock from Northallerton.
4 Bulls £2310.00; 1 Female £1575.00