Galloways were very much in demand at the Society Show and
Dennis and Margaret Gall from
Selling to Rainer Mutzel,
Messrs McClymont, Kirkstead sold the first in the ring – 7 year old bull Penninghame Major, for 5,200gns to Dennis and Margaret Gall.
The Champion, Barlaes Joker from Messrs R & M Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry, sold for 4,500gns. This Barlaes Colossus son and out of Barlaes Grace 55th is off home to the South of England with Messrs Able,
There was two bulls at 5,000gns, again Dennis and Margaret were in the money with Everest of Gall-way. This ones dam, Silverbell 12th of Corrie was Breed Champion at the 2004 Royal Highland Show, all the sons sold off her have averaged 5,000gns. Everest was purchased by Mr W Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie.
Also sold for 5,000gns, Thor of Over Barskeoch from Messrs Wallace, Over Barskeoch, Dalry, went home with R E Jamieson, Garrochtrie, Port Logan, Stranraer.
Also to go home with Mr Jamieson was 23 females, which included two heifers at 2,200gns – Gipsy Queen of Nether Cleugh from Peter Hunter Blair, Nether Cleugh, Dalry and Kirkstead Amber T18 from R A McClymont & Son, Kirkstead, Yarrow.
Peter Hunter Blair also sold his only bull entry for 4,800gns, Solomon of Nether Cleugh is off for export to
Jim and Selina Ross, Romesbeoch sold Samson of Romesbeoch for 4,500gns to Cnewr Estates Ltd, Sennybridge, Brecon, Powys. Samson has an Irish sire Xeros of
The Female champion Blackcraig Noreen R336 from the Finlay Family, Blackcraig, Corsock, Castle Douglas made the top female price of the day 2,800gns to judge Horst Kraft,
Two pure bred Galloway steers from Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Bewcastle, Carlisle made 1,050gns and 950gns was went home with Messrs Paterson, Low Threemark, Stoneykirk, Stranraer.
Averages: 20 bulls, £3459 (+£619); 46 bulling heifers, £1516 (+£339.64); 3 in-calf heifers, £17550 (+£487.14) (Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas)