THE supreme champion sold for the top price of 3200gns at the British Blondes Cattle Society Sale at Carlisle. This was for TM & J Hope’s Brownhill Noel, born April 2017, sired by Hallfield Homer and out of Brownhill Etta, selling to E & SM Noble from Beckermet, Cumbria.
The Reserve Champion Hilltop Nelson from AJ Stott sold for 2800gns, sired by Hallfield Jody born May 2017 out of Hilltop Jackie, selling to PJ & ES Rogerson from Appleby in Westmoreland, Cumbria.
Andrew Stott picked up the Walker Special Trophy presented by the Blonde Society for the best entry from a breeder with less than 10 breeding cows and also the Isabelle Mason memorial perpetual trophy which is presented to the stockman for the best turned out animal which was judged by Stuart Mycock from Buxton, Derbyshire, who runs the Whitepeak herd.
At the same money of 2800gns was another from Messrs Hope, Brownhill Nevil, again sired by Hallfield Homer out of Brownhill Ella, born June 2017, which saw the hammer fall to Whiteford & Co from Anstruther, Fife.