Whitebred Shorthorn Autumn Sale 2017
Friday 10th November 2017
The Annual Autumn show and sale of Whitebred Shorthorn cattle
saw a top price of 5,000gns achieved by Gordon Jackson for
the maiden heifer Blackburn Milkybar. Having won her class
and gone on to take the Female and Overall Championship at
the pre-sale show this daughter of Row Jim was well bid for
in the ring and eventually knocked down to MG & J Taylor from
Low Arvie, Corsock, Castle Douglas.
Gordon Jackson was also
responsible for the next best priced heifer, this was another
Row Jim daughter, Blackburn Kitkat. She had taken 2nd prize
in the maiden heifer class at the pre-sale show then went on
to sell for 3,600gns to J Robertson & Son of The Becks, Langholm.
Messrs Pattinson’s Hottbank Lucinda 12th was the next best
female at 3,200gns. She has won the served heifer class earlier
in the day and went on to be Reserve Female Champion. Sired
by Blackburn Marshall this heifer had been scanned in calf
to Blackburn Jethro. She was purchased on the day by the same
buyers as the Champion, MG & J Taylor from Corsock.
the bull trade at 3,200gns was T Telford’s Hole-of-Lyne Adam.
Sired by Blackburn Adam, he had also been a class winner earlier
in the day and went on to be Male Champion and Reserve Supreme
Champion. He was purchased in a half share between J & M Walker,
Raeburnfoot, Eskdalemuir and JM Davidson, East Deloraine, Selkirk.
6 Bulls £2327.50
2 Heifers Served and/or Suckling £2415.00
8 Maiden Heifers £2056.68