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Harrison & Hetherington Autumn Show and Sale


Friday 4th November

Harveys Eminem  with Mr C Brett & Mr John Hepburn

A call of 3000gns was realized twice for both the male and female champions.  The Male Champion  - Harvey’s Enimem from father and daughter team George and Beth Harvey, Balfron, Glasgow, this January 2021 born,  is by the AI sire Braveheart of Gall-way and out of Harvey’s Zsa Zsa,  a Blackcraig Kodiac daughter, he has been successfully shown  during the summer receiving Reserve male junior Male champion at the Royal Highland Show and is off home Messrs Whalley, Chorley.   This is one of the last Galloway bulls to be sold by the Harveys, as they sold their herd in the summer due to losing tenancy of steading and land.

Kilsntown Farms Ltd, Kilsntown, Bewcastle received the female champion  with Edna 84th  of Kilnstown,  this 19 month old bulling heifer is by  Troloss Nitro who was bought in a private deal and out of Edna 62nd of Kilsntown, an Orinocho of Over Barskeoch daughter. This much admired heifer had been on the Society’s stand at Agri Expo the week before  and was purchased by Messrs Chinn, Broughton in Furness, Cumbria.  They also purchased all of  Kilnstown’s consignment – Dairymilk Stella 2nd for 1500gns, Edna 82nd and Edna 83rd for 1500gns and Hilda 9th of Kilnstown for 1550gns. 

The reserve champion Ballavair Maribel bred by John Teare, Isle of Man and exhibited by Gordon Kyle, Spout Bank, Walton, this  June 2019 born heifer is by Blackcraig Warlord and out of Ballavair Hilda sold to RW & C Flintoft, Kelso for 1500gns.  Spout bank also sold Ballavair Madeira, another Blackcraig Warlord daughter, this July 2019 born is our of Ballavair Dorothy 847, a Demesne Bravo daughter and sold for 1800gns to Messrs Telford, Roadhead, Carlisle. 

The next top price was 1850gns for Ben Lomond Esperanze, form J, M & D Maxwell, Blairvockie, Rowardennan, Drymen, Glasgow, this 2nd price heifer is by Wipa of Romesboech and out of Ben Lomond April, an Carslae Eddie daughter.  She sold in calf to  9000gns Barlaes Trooper to Messrs Bowan, Carsluith, Newton Stewart. 

Billy and Mary McMorran & Son, Miefield, Tynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire sold two heifers with Bluegray calves at foot, both Richard of Miefield daughters – Scottish Queen 202nd of Miefield, sold to Mr C Hancock, Kirkby Stephen for 1820gns and Scottish Queen 205th of Miefield to Messrs Wood, Biggar for 1600gns. 

Top Prices

Male Champion &  Top Price
1st and Male Champion - Harvey’s Eminem bred and exhibited by George and Beth Harvey,  Harvey Cattle, 100 Buchannan Street, Balfron, Glasgow sold to Messrs Whalley, Lancs for 3000gns

Female Champion & Top Price
1st and Female Champion - Edna 84th of Kilnstown bred and exhibited by Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle sold to Messrs Chinn, Broughton-In-Furness for 3000gns

Class Placings

Pedigree   Bull
1st G & B Harvey - Harvey’s Eminem , sold to Messrs Whalley, Lancs for 3000gns
2nd  Harvey’s Ezra – G & B Harvey

Pedigree heifer in calf or in milk
1st  GJ Kyle, Spout Bank, Walton, Brampton - Ballavair Maribel sold to Messrs Flintoff, Kelso for 1500gns
2nd  J,M & D Maxwell, Blairvockie, Rowardennan, Drymen,  Glasgow - Ben Lomond Esperanza sold to D & W Bowman, Bagbie Farm, Carsluith, Newton Stewart for 1850gns
3rd G J Kyle  - Culmark Carol sold to A Haggas, Grove Farm, Otterburn, Bell Busk, Skipton for 1500gns

Other Leading Prices
W & M McMorran & Son, Miefield, Tynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire – Scottish Queen 202nd of Miefield sold  to Messrs Hancock, Kirkby Stephen for 1820gns
G J Kyle  - Ballavair Madeira  sold to Messrs Telford, Roadhead, Carlisle for 1800gns
W & M McMorran & Son – Scottish Queen 205th of Miefield sold to Messrs Wood, Biggar for 1600gns

Pedigree Senior Bulling Heifer
1st Kilnstown Farms Ltd - Dairymilk Stella 2nd of Kilnstown to Messrs Chinn for 1500gns
2nd W J Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie – Lady Nancy 886 of Whitehill sold to TR & KM Wallace,  Hexham for 1600gns
3rd W J Henderson – Lady Nancy 890 of Whitehill sold RN Waugh & Sons, Roadhead, Carlisle for 1160gns

Pedigree   Bulling Heifer
1st  Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Edna 84th of Kilnstown sold to Messrs Chinn for 3000gns
2nd Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Hilda 9th of Kilnstown sold to Messrs Chinn for 1550gns
3rd  Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Edna 82nd of Kilsntown sold to Messrs Chinn for 1500gns

1 bull £3150 (+£2100)
18 heifers in milk or in calf £1577.92 (- £167.29) for 1 less sold
20 Bulling heifers £1253.47 (+£229.37) for 5 more sold
2 Cows in milk or in calf £1400