4,000gns peak for junior Longhorn bulls

Longhorn bulls sold to 4,000gns at a sale of junior bulls on behalf of J Close and Son, Berwick on Tweed on Sunday (5 July).

Sale leader Fishwick One in a Million is by twice Society Bull of the Year Fishwick Lord of the Rings and was secured by suckler producer JM Sutherland, Caithness, with the same buyer taking Fishwick Ogliarch a Blackbrook Nonsuch son at 3,800gns.

Other Nonsuch sons found favour with the buyers with a 2,900gns call for both Fishwick Once in a Lifetime selling to to RST Farming, Pulborough, Sussex and Fishwick O so Long selling to The Hon Mrs A Laing, Forres, Morayshire.

Fishwick Oberon by Lord of the Rings and out of a Linton Cow by Southfield Bandit enjoyed a close following and finally levelled at 2,800gns to Peter Wild, Oldham, Lancs.

Averages: Seven bulls, £3,060.00 (McCartneys)