News & Updates
The Letter this year for all animals is N
Carlisle February Spring Show and Sale 2017
James & Peter Weightman’s Hallfield herd secured the leading price of 8000gns at the early Blonde Society spring show and sale held at Carlisle today with their Junior, Overall Male and Supreme Champion bull entry Hallfield Lincoln. This May 2015 born son of Hilltop Hector and out of a Blackwater Ainsley bred mother was purchased by Keith Eunson from Deerness, Orkney.
Following at 5800gns was another entry from the Hallfield pen, this time Hallfield Lewis, a son of the herds main sire Blackwater Ainsley. Lewis was bought by J & K Metcalf & Son of Richmond, N.Yorkshire.
Shanvalley Leman, Senior Champion ReserveOverall
Hallfield Lewis sold for 5800gns
Shanvalley Lacey sold for 3600gns Female Champion
The top price female came from the Northern Ireland based Savage Bros. The July 2015 born maiden heifer, Shanvalley Latoya is by Abricot and out of the prolific herd show winner Shanvalley Hoshi. Latoya won 2nd prize and Reserve Female Champion at the pre-sale show and was purchased for 3800gns by noted buyer W Hall from Stranraer.
More photos on our facebook page
Averages Bulls £4050 Females £3019
Thanks to and report by H & H
Thank you to our sponsors H&H Insurance
Thank you for the photographs Robert Smith
The Midland Blonde Clubs annual dinner dance will take place on Saturday 4th March at The Derbyshire Hotel, Alfreton, DE55 2EH. The night will include a three course meal and the presentation of the 2016 herds competition results.
Tickets are £35 and are available from Linda Sewell, 07974 121597.
The clubs annual AGM will also be held on the same evening commencing at 6.30pm.
The hotel are offering rooms at a discounted rate of £69 per night, based on 2 sharing. Just quote ref. 19050797 when booking. The hotel can be contacted on 01773 812000
North East Blonde Club Invite all Members to an Evening
We are having a talk by James Weightman about the value of EBV’s at The Anchor Inn, Whixley. This will include how EBV’s work for James and what he is doing to achieve long-term figures. There will also be a power point presentation, courtesy of AHDB.
Everyone is welcome to join us; 8pm start on the 2nd of May 2017. If you would like a meal before the meeting, there is a very good carvery with plenty of choice @ £9 per person, which we would definitely recommend!
To get an idea of numbers please contact the club secretary Jessica on
07704 654793 to confirm your attendance.
Regards, North East Blonde Club