Topping the South Devon’s at the annual spring show and sale held at Carlisle was two maiden heifer’s both from AR Lee who sold for 1500gns.
The first of these was Lumbylaw Snowdrop 174 sired by Lumbylaw Magnus 41 this heifer was purchased by W Knowles from Insch, Aberdeenshire who also purchased the other Lumbylaw heifer at 1500gns, Mary 67. She is sired by Edmeston Zadiac 2.
W Knowles also purchased the next best heifer Enterprise Jingle Belle at 1400gns. This heifer was an additional entry from Thornhill based breeder David Irving. Sired by Z Malthouse Hurricane this December 2015 born heifer is out of Enterprise Jazzelle.
In the Salers section Rednock Estate’s bull Rigel Klaxon Poll sold for 3500gns. Sired by Rigel Munro and out of the Amazonien sired Rigel Overture the successful buyer on this occasion was J McTurk from Castle Douglas.
There were two Whitebred Shorthorn bulls forward, both from Mrs H Marginson from Burley. The first of these, Northwood Richard by Burnedge Arnold, was purchased by G Harris from Stocksfield, Sheffield for 1000gns.
This was followed by the Ben Ledi Joe sired Northwood Edmund who sold for 1100gns and was bought by Judith Brearley from Guisborough, Cleveland
Average – 10 females £1317.75
Average – 1 bull £3675.00
Average – 2 bulls £1102.50