The British Blonde Society held their annual Spring Show and Sale at Carlisle on Saturday 11th May where a top price of 3400gns was attained.
The leading price tag was for the 1st prize bull and Overall Champion Hallfield Nicol from P Weightman and Sons of Peterlee, Co.Durham. Nicol was sired by Aaron Jaigo and out of the Blackwater Ainsley daughter Hallfield Flurry. The successful purchaser was Messrs Appleton from Elwick, Hartlepool.
Following this at 2000gns was another from Messrs Weightman, Hallfield Nemo. Nemo had won 3rd prize in his class at the pre-sale show and was also sired by Aaron Jaigo but this time out of Hallfield Crystal. He was knocked down to Messrs Ireland from Frizington, Cumbria.
In the females AJ Stott of Canonbie, Dumfriesshire sold his maiden heifer Hilltop Oceanina for 1800gns. Oceanina, who had won 2nd prize in her class at the pre-sale show, was sired by Hallfield Jody and out of Hilltop Fizz. She was purchased by Messrs Donaldson from Northallerton.
Averages: Bulls £2835.00
Sale Sponsors – Dodd & Co.