BEEF Shorthorn met a firm trade peaking at 7,500gns in Carlisle on Saturday May 21 at the Society’s official spring sale.
Sale topper at 7,500gns was Coxhill Puma TI +28, SRI +31, MI +22, a rising two-year-old red and white by the 20,000gns Millerston Kasper from LJ Townsend, Moffat, Dumfriesshire. He went to Messers Owen, Kirkintilloch, Lanarkshire.
The same breeder offered four more same age Millerston Kasper sons including two roan entries each bid to 7,000gns. First to go was Coxhill Pioneer TI +34, SRI +36, MI +21 to Laga Farms, Evie, Orkney, while Messrs Davidson, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire took home Coxhill Prince TI +39, SRI +41, MI +22.
Next to go at 5,500gns was the male and overall reserve champion, the red and little white Coxhill Peregrine TI +26, SRI +27, MI +19 selling to Amos Farm, Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Messrs Gray, Alnwick, Northumberland secured the roan Coxhill Proclaimer TI +22, SRI +20, MI +17 for 5,200gns.
Mayfield Powerplay TI +34, SRI +31, MI +23, a two-year-old roan by Hill Haven Fire Storm from Gerard Te Lintelo, Wolsingham, County Durham secured the reserve male championship and made 7,000gns to Messrs Biggar, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
The day’s fourth 7,000gns price tag went to Leeburn Potcheen TI +31, SRI +29, MI +21, a 20-month-old roan Castlemount Masterpiece son from D and E Clark, Carluke, Lanarkshire. He was secured by Messrs Harper and Son, Biggar, Lanarkshire.
The female section was led at 5,500gns by the female and overall champion, Runleymill Roxburgh Lass Pam, a 20-month-old, white maiden heifer by the 15,000gns Chapelton Dauphin. Bred and exhibited by JH Wilson and J Dunning, Settle, North Yorkshire, she sold to Treventon Shorthorns, Bude, Cornwall.
Averages: 12 bulls £5,565.00; 19 females £2,453.68. Ballard draft, 9 females £1,907.50
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington
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