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HARRISON & HETHERINGTON LIMITED, CARLISLE
FRIDAY 27th FEBRUARY 2015
PEDIGREE SALES – BLONDE CATTLE
The Reserve Junior Champion shown by north east breeders Messrs Weightman & Sons topped the early spring Blonde show and sale at Carlisle selling for 5,000gns.
This junior bull, Hallfield Ironman, a son of the herds stock sire the noted Blackwater Ainsley bull and out of Hallfield Belle, sold to Messrs Bradley of Brampton.
Following at 3,500gns was another entry from the Hallfield pen of Messrs Weightman, this time it was Hallfield Igor a son of Ardmore Fugitive and out of Hallfield Edwina. This April 2013 born entry sold to Messrs Lister of Skipton.
Trading at 3,400gns was Hallfield Iestyn from Messrs Weightman. Another son of the herds stock sire Blackwater Ainsley and out of a Ballygowan Noble daughter Hallfield Becca. Scottish enthusiasts RJ & DA Emms & Son of Cupar, Fife were the purchasers.
Reaching the 3,000gn mark was the days overall male and supreme champion entry from Gerard Stranney of Northern Ireland. Seaview Independent, a son of Kilmoney Bruce and out of the Ashtonlodge Tyson bred mother Seaview Confetti, this eye catching bull was knocked down to the judge Ed Fawcett of the Kissthorn herd based near York.
Leading the female entries was the first heifer to the sale ring from Messrs Gibb with Broomley Ivy who sold for 2,300gns. This 15 month old daughter of Ark Geordie and out of a Millend Voodoo sired mother, sold to WAM Hall of Stranraer.
Averages – 5 bulls £3549.00, 3 heifers £2135.00
Champion Seaview Independent and Reserve Seaview Shanvalley Isaac with Judge Ed Fawcett
Alan Walker best small herd winner with his Gleniffer herd.
Best turned out Shanvalley Isaac judged by John Stott.
Reserve Champion and best turned out Shanvally Issac son of Seaview Barney
Show Champion Seaview Independent, son of Kilmoney Bruce selling at 3000gns
Broomley Judith daughter of Ark Geordie selling at 2000gns,sister to top priced heifer Broomley Ivy who sold at 2300gns
Hallfield Ironman sired by Blackwater Ainsley selling to top price of 5000gns
Blonde x or pure blonde weanling bulls wanted 350 to 450kgs , German buyer looking for regular supply. Call (087) 838 3216 for details
Welsh Winter Fair
Thank you to the South Wales Blonde club for making, erecting and manning the Blonde stand at The Welsh Winter Fair this last few days.
Mr Tom sired by Doncombe Fibonacci born 1/8/13 was exhibited by breeders T & K Coney at the Welsh Winter Fair winning the Steer sired by a British Blonde class
Kinaston Inga from Roy Kinnish of Aston Botterell by Bridge ET stood third in her class, born 26.1.13 at the Welsh winter fair.
Champion Blonde heifer was Ellie Golding born 5/6/13 exhibited by Berwyn Hughes and Garrant Jones,sired by Fronfedw Culhwch.
Champion Steer was Mr Tom, bred and exhibited by T & K Coney & sons. Born1/8/2013
English Winter Fair
Lucy Corner wins the champion Blonde at the English Winter Fair at Stafford Show ground with heifer Hallfield Ingrid, a Blackwater Ainsley daughter born May '13 and bought in November last year from James Weightman of the Hallfield herd.
She has had a good season on the show circuit having stood reserve champ at Penrith Show and reserve champion at the North East Calf show last weekend.
Kissthorn Izzy sees top bid of 4500gns At Carlisle Sale
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British Blonde steer tops Darlington calf show
An eleven month Blonde steer from G.W Lee & sons, Frosterley, was awarded the championship at Darlingtons show and sale of suckled calves before selling for the days top price of £1,330 to Andrew Scarborough, Driffield
Thirsk calf show
Calf show takes place at Thirsk Auction Mart on Saturday 8th November with entries required on site by 10a.m.
Classes are 2013 male, 2013 female, 2014 Male , 2014 Female with Championships.
Entries are £5 per animal with prizes of £20, £15 and £10 in each class with a show champion taking £50 and reserve £25.
We also have a crossbred class for a calf born 2014.
Blondes at Agri Expo 2014
Superb commercial cattle loaned by Peter and Liz Rogerson from Great Asby, Appleby took pride of place on the stand at Agri Expo, which attracted a lot of attention.
The Society would like to thank the North of England Club who helped host the stand having erected it the day before.
This show has grown every year with excellent attendance from exhibitor, trade stands and the general public.
See our Private Sales Register
Herd Competition Presentation
Congratulations to Roy Kinnish with his Kinaston Herd for winning overall champion herd and to all the winners. Please click here to see full results