A small entry of Whitebred Shorthorns were forward to the spring show and sale held at Borderway on Friday.
Topping the sale was the Champion Female and Supreme Champion Blackburn Buttermilk from G Jackson. This March 2018 born heifer was sired by Blackburn Bingo and out of Blackburn Milkyway. She was purchased for Finnart Estate, Loch Rannoch, Perthshire.
Robert McTurk’s Barlaes Heatherbell 15th sold for the next best price of 1500gns. This heifer was sired by Blackburn Thumper and out of Barlaes Heather Bell 2nd. The successful buyer was Messrs Hamer from Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire.
Hottbank Jethro from JRF Pattinson was the best of the bulls when selling for 1300gns. Jethro was sired by Blackburn Jethro and out of Hottbank Lucinda 9th.
Averages – 3 Bulls £1155; 7 Females £1320