The Annual Pedigree Beef Day Special Spring Sale at Carlisle on Friday saw the Salers’ sell to a top of 4000gns.
This was for PM & SM Donger’s Seawell Lincoln. Sired by Denver and out of Seawell Fanny this bull was purchased by Messrs Coghill from Orkney.
Selling at 3000gns was Rednock Estates’ Rednick Louis, sired by Rigel Verdun and out of Rigel Cinders. The successful bidder on this occasion was Messrs Aitken from Peebles.
The only Whitebred Shorthorn bull forward sold for 1900gns. This was Parton Special Blend 2nd consigned by Messrs Hewson from Burgh by Sands. Special Blend was sired by Northwood William and out of Parton Penelope 50.
In the South Devon section the two females forward sold for 1300gns and 1250gns respectively. These were both 2017 born maiden heifers sired by Z Arncliffe Gairloch and consigned by S & K Darnbrook from Newcastleton. Both were also purchased by Messrs Hughes from Wigton.
Average – 2 bull £3675.00
Average – 2 females £1338.75
Average – 1 bulls £1995.00