Top call in the Beef Shorthorn females this afternoon has been a 3600gns call for the pre-sale champion from Charles Lowther. This was Lowther Melody Maker, a Chapelton Transatlantic daughter out of Newfield Melody. She sold in-calf to Blelack Minstrel, due at the end of March.

TS Lot 63.jpgNext best was a 3000gns bid for the reserve female champion, Podehole Hermione Bella from the Horrell family, Peterborough. She is by Trojan of Craigeassie and out of Derryage Pleasant Hermione and sold with a TSI of +12 and an SRI of +11.

Also at this money was Tofts Beauty from Playfair Farms. This is by Tofts TchaiKovsky and out of Tofts Beauty Princess. She sold with a TSI of +9 and an SRI of +12 to Mr Miller.

Then at 2750gns was Cairnsmore Bonnie Tulip from the Landers family. She is by Uppermill Michael and out of Dunsyre Wild Tulip, a Sutherland Bundaberg daughter. She has a TSI of +12 and an SRI of +13.