The Galloway Cattle Society’s Annual Spring Show and Sale was held at Carlisle on Friday and securing the top price was the Female Champion shown by Robert McTurk. This stylish heifer, is a daughter of Barlaes Magic and goes back to the Katie family. She sold for 2600gns and goes to Troloss Farms of Elvanfoot, Biggar.
The 2nd prize winning bulling heifer Edna 67th of Kilnstown sold for the next best price of 2400gns, consigned by Kilnstown Farms Ltd this bulling heifer was sired by Coldplay of Fingland and out of the homebred Edna 61st. She was purchased on the day by RP Evans of Wessington, Derbyshire.
The Male Champion from Troloss Farms topped the bulls when he sold for 2000gns. This was the Blackcraig Dec sired Troloss Lancelot who was knocked down to TA Byers from Boltongate, Wigton.
In the non-pedigree section local breeders RH & JR Little sold two bulling heifers for £1000 both going to RN Waugh & Sons from Roadhead, Carlisle.
Pedigree: 1 Bull £2100; 3 Heifers In Milk/Calf £1047.50; 14 Bulling Heifers £1122.75
Non Pedigree: 2 Heifers In Milk/In calf £735; 20 Bulling Heifers £788.50; 1 Cow £980