Branchal centenary sale hits 2550gns

The centenary celebration sale for the Telfer family’s Branchal herd sold to a top price of 2550gns for Branchal Speed Elusive 266. This Tegibby Gibson daughter sold to C Telfer, Little Raith, Fife.

Then at 2200gns was Branchal Igniter Molly 93, a Summershade Igniter daughter. This one is a daughter of an excellent classified cow, she sold to J Reay and Son, Grinsdale, Carlisle.

Also at this money was Branchal Igniter Babette 500. Having calved on 24 July this one is from the Babbette family which has produced 600 females at Branchal to date, she sold giving 36kg a day to J R Heuchan and Son, Castle Douglas.

At 2000gns was Branchal Speed Dixie. This one is by Galaxy Speed and out of a Moet Lookout sired daughter. She joins N and J Sanderson, Lanercost, Carlisle.

Averages; sxi cows £1421, 40 heifers £1803.38 (Harrison and Hetherington).