Whitepool production leads Worcester Belted Galloways

Last Saturday’s sale of Belted Galloways at Worcester was led by the production sale from Jane Smith’s Whitepool herd.

Topping the trade at 3000gns was Whitepool Living the Dream, a maiden heifer out of homebred cow Kinrea Triumph. She sold to J C Oliver, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Two then sold at 2750gns, the first being another maiden heifer Whitepool Leona. this one sold to C McMillans, Ochiltree, having enjoyed a successful show career this summer. The other to make this money was Barclosh Debbie, a cow which sold with her heifer calf at foot. Buying this one was M Williams, Rowlestone, Hereford.

And at 2650gns was in-calf cow Whitepool Christobel. This four year old cow sold to J Landers, Newton Stewart, Dumfries.

Making 2000gns was one from Michael Arbib’s Howiemill consignment. This was Howiemill Dancing Violet, a maiden heifer  which sold to Messrs Powell, Stanford Bridge, Worcester.

Averages; 13 in-calf cows £1269.69, three cows with calves £2373, 13 maiden heifers £1656.57 (McCartneys).