Friday’s sale of Herefords at Carlisle saw prices reach a top of 4500gns for Baldinnie 1 Seaforth, a February 2009-born bull from John Cameron. This is a Baldinnie 1 Mendoza son out of a Baldinnie 1 Super Gal, a Leos Pride Vanquish daughter. He sold with a TSI of +27 and an SRI of +33 to D MacDonald, Forres, Thurso, having been the pre-sale champion.

Then making 1500gns was a brace of females. First at this price was Romany 1 Ishbel R22 from the Wilson family’s Kelso-based herd. She is by Crickley 1 Figurehead and out of Romany 1 Ishbel 41H, a Glenlees Storm daughter. Selling with a TSI of +15 and an SRI of +15 she went to N Patterson, Galston, Ayrshire, with her heifer calf, Romany 1 Ishbel D345, at foot.

The other at this price was another from the same home, Romany 1 Dawn A84. This time sired by Baybridge 1 Atlas and out of Romany 1 Dawn R22 a Crickley 1 Figurehead daughter, she has a TSI of +31 and an SRI of +36. Sold having run with Alderville 1 Lennon, she also went to N Patterson.

Averages; Two bulls £2992.50, six females £1212.75 (Harrison and Hetherington).