Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Breeding Cattle.
A small show of Heifers and calves were forward for the judge, Mr Scott Davies of North Synton with the Champion being awarded to Messrs Foley of Mirlaw House raising £3100 to the judge. Bulling Heifers saw a selective show forward.
BEST HEIFER & CALF BEST PAIR HEIFERS & CALVES
1st Mirlaw House 1st Gospelhall
2nd Gospelhall 2nd Mirlaw House
3rd Gospelhall 3rd Gospelhall
HEIFERS and CALVES
Aberdeen Angus: £1600 Gospelhall, Limousin: £3100 Mirlaw House, £2600 Gospelhall, £2450, £2000 Mirlaw House, Gospelhall (2)
HEIFERS IN CALF
Beef Shorthorn: £1400 Cliftonpark
COWS and CALVES
Aberdeen Angus: £1120, £1050, £1020 Thornydykes, Limousin: £1550, £1500 Hopton
Beef Shorthorn: £1040 Bow, Simmenal: £1460, £1340, £1320, £1260 Easter Fodderlie, £1250 Ettrickshaws, £1220 Easter Fodderlie, £1200 Ettrickshaws Aberdeen Angus: £800 Wells Stables
BULL – Aberdeen Angus: £1650 Thornydykes
The sale included the 3rd Annual Autumn Sale of Luing and Sim Luings on behalf of the Luing Cattle Society. All sections were keenly bid for with top call of the day going to Messrs Reid, Boreland for a pair of Incalf Heifers raising £2000. Bulling Heifers saw a buoyant trade throughout which topped at £1480.
The Best Pair of Luing Incalf Heifers
1st Boreland £2000
2nd Boreland £2000
3rd Boreland £1750
The Best Pair of Sim-Luing Incalf Heifers
1st Upper Chatto £1480
2nd Rawburn £1300
3rd Rawburn £1300
Top prices – Registered Sim-Luing Incalf Heifers: £2000, £1750, £1600 Boreland, £1520 Lanton House, £1420 Lanton House Registered Sim-Luing Bulling Heifers: £1480 Upper Chatto, £1300 Rawburn
Ewes – North Country Cheviot: £61, £49 Carcant, Blackface: £57 Carcant, Gimmers – North Country Cheviot: £52 Heatherwick, Ewe Lambs – £70 Hawthorn Cottage
RAMS – Texel Shearlings – £170 (2) Wantonwalls Suffolk Ram Lambs –£160, £140 The Shieling
Superb show of lambs, sold to extreme rates to a ring full of buyers.
Texel: £74.50 Elliston, £73 Upper Chatto, £70 Spottiswoode, Stottencleugh, Strathmyre, £70 Elliston, £69.50, £68.50 Broomiebank, £68 Huntershall, Beltex: £68.50 Threeburnford, Suffolk: £65 Craigend, North Country Cheviot: £58.50 Hartside, £56.50 Elliston, £50 Heatherwick, Birneyknowe, South Country Cheviot: £54 Whitefield, E, £52.50 Langhope, Greyface: £53.50 Upper Chatto