Top price of the day in the pedigree beef cattle on offer at Carlisle last Friday has been a 2600gns call for the best of the Whitebred Shorthorn bulls on offer, Parton Vintage from Messrs Hewson.

Lot 2 2600gns BLOG.jpgThis is a Broadleyfold Craig son out of Parton Penelope, a Murtholm Premier daughter and sold to Ardnaw Farms, Lochgilphead, Argyll.

At 2500gns was another of the Whitebreds on offer, Blackburn Ace from G Jackson. This is by Milnholm Scott and out of Blackburn Ivory, another by Murtholme Premier.

Lot 3 2500gns FOR BLOG.jpgHaving stood champion in the pre-sale show he sold to John Higgs Farms, Langholm, Dumfriesshire.

And at 2400gns in the Whitebreds was another from Messrs Hewson, Parton Prestigious. He’s a Broadleyfold Craig son out of Parton Suzanna, a Parton Sargeant daughter and sold to G and G Davies, Penderyn, Mid Glamorgan.

In the Herefords, the top price was a 2500gns sale for Romany 1 Frontier from Ron Wilson. This is a son of Baybridge 1 Atlas and is out of Romany 1 Dawn, a Free Town Longfellow daughter.

top price Hereford.jpgHe sold with a terminal sire index of +26 and a self replacing index of +33 to G Robson, Stockton on Tees, Teeside.

Then at 2000gns was Panmure 1 Frosty from J M Cant and Partners who sold to D and J Coulson Livestock, Middle Rasen, Market Rasen. He is a Solpoll 1 Brigadier son out of Panmure 1 Plum, a FS 1 Versace daughter. He carries a TSI of +14 and an SRI of +16.

Selling for 1900gns was another from the Wilsons, Romany 1 Federation. This is by Romany 1 Asteroid and out of Romany 1 Mink, a Romany 1 Atlas daughter. He has a TSI of +22 and an SRI of +27 and knocked down to K Lister and Sons, Skipton, North Yorkshire.

Lot 14 2400gns FOR BLOG.jpgTaking the top price in the Galloways ring was Index of High Creoch from G and K Gilligan. This is a son of Septimus of Tweedshaw and is out of Martha 13 of High Creoch, a Nathan of Cairnsmore daughter. This one stayed local selling to AF Holes, Carlisle.

Trading for 1800gns was Beanley Aztec, a Ben Lomond Kabull son from J Carr-Ellison. This one is out of Beanley Lucky a Kirkmabreck Keepsake daughter and went to L and H Kennedy, Carlisle.

Leading the Galloway females on sale was bulling heifer Demesne Willows at 1400gns selling to P Jackson, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire. She is by Eclipse of High Creoch and out of Barlaes Nancy, a New Era of Gall-way daughter.

Averages: 6 Hereford bulls £1986.25; 5 Hereford females £1312.50; 5 Whitebred Shorthorn bulls £1963.50; 7 Galloway bulls £1312.50; 6 Galloway heifers in calf or in milk £684.25; 6 Galloway bulling and maiden heifers £1064 (Harrison and Hetherington).