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Harrison and Hetherington Pedigree Galloway Cattle Sale

Friday 6th November 2020


Due to Covid restrictions there was no show at this annual Autumn sale, entries and averages were similar to last year, lack of purchasers due to new restrictions meant higher prices could have been achieved.

4 Bulls sold £1548.75
13 heifers in milk £1556.42
15 heifers in calf £1592.5
14 Bulling heifers £1077.00

The top price of the day was 2800gns for Helga of Ennerdale from Mr G J Kyle, Spout Bank, Walton, Brmpton. This August 2017 born heifer is by Sir Alex of Fingland and out Bowanhill Kathleen was sold in calf to Whitebred Shorthorn bull. This stylish heifer was bred by Richard Maxwell, Ennerdale, Cleator, Cumbria and was purchased at the 2020 Carlisle Spring Show and Sale, she is off home with Messrs Wallace, Hexham.

The next top price was 2000gns for Napalm of Balgray, this April, 2017 born heifer in milk from D & R Cornthwaite, Balgray, Lockerbie sold to new member James Campbell, Kypehill, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, an Troloss Imeccable daughter and out of home bred Incendiary of Balgray she sold with her bull calf at foot sired by Troloss Minstral.

Next top price was the only entry from W Wallace & Son, Fingland, Dalry – Urma 18th of Fingland made 1750gns, this June 2017 born heifer is by Kirkstead Vindicator and out of Urma 6th of Fingland sold to D & W Bowman, Bagbie Farm, Carsluith, Newton Stewart.

Top price for bulling heifers was 1600gns paid twice for Doreen 41st of Kilnstown from the Waugh Family, Kilnstown Farms, Bewcastle, this 18 month heifer is by Buccleuch Adonis and sold to MJ Richardson & Partners, Higher Green Farm, Middlewich and Drumhumphry Carmella 1489 from A M Brown, Drumhumphry, Corsock, Castle Douglas, this 21 month old heifer is by Jake of Nether Rusko and out of Drumhumphry Lady Heather sold to JJ Paterson, Terrona.

The Drumhumphry team also sold the top price bull – Drumhumphry Bill for 2000gns, also by Jake of Nether Rusko and out of Drumhumphry Lady Greta 736, sold to Messrs Moore, Softley, Slaggyford, Brampton.

The next bull in the ring also sold for 2000gns – Barlaes Sam from Robert McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, is by Barlaes Magic and out of Barlaes Katie 78th sold to JJ Paterson, Langholm