The first of the major prizes has just been awarded at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, where Andrew Craig’s 2006-born Woodview Bertha (lot 296) has been tapped out as female champion. By Blak Du Baty D’eprave, she is out of the Serum D’Anloy daughter Woodview Trixie. she has a carcass yeild of 18, a carcass weight of 19 and was AI’d in November to Gitan. She has been flushed twice producing seven Grade A embryos, all of which remain frozen.
Standing reserve to her was Co Tyrone-based Richard Mowbray with his winner from class 22, Droit Deon (lot 231). By Sumo and out of the Visconti daughter Droit Abbey, this blue and white roan heifer is full sister to Droit Csper who sold for 6500gns last May.