8 March 2002

Galloways hit top of 600gns

GALLOWAY bulling heifers sold to 600gns at the official spring show and sale at Carlisle.

Top bid came for Demesne Oona 280th, a daughter of Valiant of Nether Rusko, from C Noble, Carlisle. Buyers were M and ME Wallace, Hexham.

Bulls twice reached 800gns, the first top call came from PK Kennedy-Moffat and partners from Dumfries to claim the reserve male champion Sandy of Dodgsonstown from TV Blair and Sons herd at Roadhead, near Carlisle.

Sharing top spot was the champion Godfrey of Gass, a Blarcreen Expression son from Robert McConnell, Glenluce, Dumfries. Buyers were L and &#42 Kennedy, Gilsland, Carlisle.

Averages Seven pedigree bulling heifers £475 and four pedigree bulls £716 (Harrison & Hetherington). &#42