Ballard Tansy, a Cairnsmore Xtreme maiden heifer from F J Hugill,
The reserve male champion, L S Duke from Nord Vue Farms, Penrith, led the bull trade at 3200gns. By the Winalot sire, he was out of a Northern Legend cow and goes to Berwickshire with A O Bell.
Also at 3000gns was Playfair Farms’ Tofts Antaeus, a Tofts Atlas son with a Terminal Sire Index of +14. Buyer was J Drinkall, Chorley,
Bound for Ulverston in south
The day’s fourth 3000gns deal came for Thirsk,
Averages: 15 bulls £2558; 25 served and maiden heifers £2034; three cows and heifers served and/or suckling £1382.
(Harrison and Hetherington)