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Galloway Cattle Society of GB Ireland
Carlisle Spring Show and Sale – Friday 4th March, 2022

Judge Mr James Laurie, Southdean Farm, Chesters, Hawick

A centre breed record was achieved for the 1st place junior bulling heifer -  Barlaes Brownie 255th from Robert McTurk, Barlaes, Castle Douglas, this  23 month old heifer is by  Troloss Magnum who was Originally bought in half share for 11k from Troloss and  then took up full share following Troloss dispersal. This is the first crop of calves sold  with bulls to 8000gns and averaging 6500gn  for 3 at Castle Douglas sale centre  and out of Barlaes Brownie 188th sold to Mr Robbie Galloway, Cardona, Doune for 4000gns.  Mr Galloway also purchased the champion female again from Robert McTurk - Barlaes Brownie 254th, another nearly two year old heifer again by Troloss Magnum and out of the Brownie family which goes back to a home bred bull Barlaes JFK, she sold for 2000gns.

The champion bull – Viking of Whitehill from Walter and Iain Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie, is by 5000gns Everest of Gall-way who’s son - Ace of Whitehill sold for 4300gns at the 2021 spring sale.  This 26 month old bull is out of Lizzie 401 of Whitehill, sold to Messrs TD & M Moore & Son, Softley Farm, Slaggyford for 2200gns.  The Henderson Family also sold a personal female best price of 3100gns for  Lady Nancy 818 of Whitehill, this March 2019  in calf heifer by the home bred Trojan of Whithill sold to Mr R Lund, East Clough, Garsdale, SEDBERGH Cumbria.

Husband and wife team Richard and Alison Maxwell, Howside, Ennerdale, Cleator, Cumbria  sold Knight of Ennerdale, this is the first bull to be sold  by Troloss Matrix who was purchased at the 2019 Castle Douglas sale for 15000gns and out of Kalinka 1461 of Romesbeoch - purchased for 2400gns -  2015 Castle Douglas sale. This 19 month old bull, who stood 2nd in his class sold for 6000gns  in a half share deal to  J & A Finlay, Blackcraig, Corsock and RA McClymont, Kirkstead, Yarrow. 

Lanarkshire based James Campbell, Kypehill, Strathaven, had a great day, selling his first bull for the second top male  price  – Kypehill Dynamite ,    was bought as a calf at foot with his dam – Naplam of Balgray at the Autumn Carlisle sale in 2020 for 2000gns.  This 19month old, Troloss Minstral son     was purchased by new member Messrs Strang Steel & Partners, Hawick for 3000gns.


6 Bulls                                        £2747.50                         
7 Heifers in milk/in Calf                  £1815.00                         
23 Bulling Heifers                         £1362.26                         

1st   WJ Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie - Viking of Whitehill sold to TD & M Moore & Son, Softley Farm, Slaggyford, Brampton for 2200gns
2nd  R & M Maxwell, Howside, Ennerdale Cleator, Cumbria – Knight of Ennerdale sold to Messrs Finlay, Blackcraig, Corsock & RA McClymont & Son, Kirkstead, Yarrow for 6000gns
3rd  Mrs I Milroy, Mains of Machermore Farm, Newton Stewart – Chieftain of Ardoch sold to Mr J McCurdy, 230 Carnlough Road,Broughshane,,BALLYMENA County Antrim for 1200gns
Other Leading prices
Mr J Campbell, Kypehill Farm, Sandford, Strathaven – Kypehill Dynamite sold to FE Strang Steel & Partners, Lymiecleugh  ,C/o I Hepburn, North House, HAWICK for 3000gns

Pedigree Heifer in calf or in milk
1st W J Henderson – Lady Nancy 818 of Whitehill  sold to Mr R Lund, EastClough,Garsdale,,SEDBERGH Cumbria for 3100gns
2nd WJ Henderson – Brownie 816 of Whitehill sold to Mr R Lund, East Clough,Garsdale,,SEDBERGH Cumbria for 1750gns
3rd WJ Henderson – Lizzie 820 of Whitehill sold to TK Laurie, Southdean Farm,Chesters,,HAWICK Rox for 1750gns

Pedigree Senior Heifer
1st  Mr RJ McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas – Barlaes Brownie 254th sold to Mr R Galloway, Cardona Farm, DOUNE Perthshire, for 2000gns
2nd Mr RJ McTurk – Barlaes Kate 95th sold to A & A Hogg, Milnholm Farm LANGHOLM Dumfriesshire for 2150gns
3rd RP Evans, Dale Cottage Farm, Wessington Lane, Wessington, Derbyshire – Dalebrook Raven sold to J S & K
Wilson & Son, High House, Helsington,KENDAL Cumbria for 950gns

Junior Bulling Heifer
1st  Mr R J McTurk  - Barlaes Brownie 255th sold to Mr R Galloway, Cardona for 4000gns
2nd Emblehope & Burngrange Estate, Tarset, Hexham – Emblehope Grace sold to FE Strange Steel & Parnters, Lymiecleugh,  c/o I Hepburn, North House, HAWICK for 1400gns

Champion Male
Viking of Whitehill

Reserve Champion Male
Knight of Ennerdale

Champion Female
Barlaes Brownie 254th

Reserve Champion
Lady Nancy 818 of Whitehill