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Carlisle Spring Show and Sale – Friday 3rd  March, 2023


Judge:- Mr Douglas Waugh, Kilsntown Farm, Bewcastle, Carlisle. 

Heifers were keenly bid for at the Society's show and sale at Harrison and Hetherington's Carlisle Mart, the champion female - Barlaes Katie 100th from Robert McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas made the top price of the day of 3000gns, this Troloss Magnum daughter and out of Barlaes Katie 41st sold to Robbie Galloway, Cardona, Doune, Stirling for his 24 head herd.    Mr Galloway also purchased  another Barlaes heifer, Barlaes  Nancy 186th, she is also by Troloss Magnum and out of Barlaes Nancy 156th, who goes back to Barack Obama of Fingland for 2200gns.  The reserve champion – Barlaes Katie 106th, also came from the same home this March 2021 bulling heifer also by Troloss Magnum sold to D Lewis, Esgaircom, Llanwrad, Carmarthenshire for 2000gns.  The next top price was 2400gns for another Barlaes heifer – Barlaes Katie 99th this March 2021 born bulling  heifer sold to new member Mr  R Worrel, 29 The Hawthorns, Gretna, Dumfriesshire.    Barlaes had a great day at the office, selling their 9 bulling heifers to average  £2088,   all these stylish heifers are by Troloss Magnum who was bought in a  private deal.


Lockerbie based Walter Henderson, son Iain and daughter Fiona from Whitehill Farm, were also in the money, selling two of their four heifers for over 2000gns.   Their top price -  Lady Nancy 869 of Whitehill sold for 2400gns, this April, 2020 born  by the homebred bull Titan of Whitehill and out of Lady Nancy 642 of Whitehill who is Everest of Gall-way daughter, sold incalf to Fury of Whitehill to RN Waugh & Sons, The Row, Roadhead, Carlisle.  Their next top price of 2000gns  was paid for Astrid 852 of Whitehill, one of the last daughters  of Everest of Gall-Ways to be sold,  she sold in calf to Trojan of Whitehill to Messrs Moore, Softley Farm, Slaggyford, Brampton, who are increasing their Galloway numbers.

The male champion -   Brontemoor Stirling from well-known Limousin breeder Sarah Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Kirkcambeck, Brampton, this 22 month old, Lincoln of Brockstones son and out of Brontemoor Olive, who is a Ben Lomond Mhordhu daughter sold for the male top price of 2200gns to Mr C Chinn, High Wallabarrow Farm, Ulpha Broughton-in- Furness.

The reserve male champion -  Steve of Balgray from David and Rosemarie Cornthwaite, 3 Vendace Drive, Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire, this September 2021 born Octavius of Balgray son  and out of Neave U of Over Barskeoch was unsold.

3 bulls £1820
6 heifers in milk/in calf £1814.75
11 bulling heifers £1890

Pedigree Bulls (Senior)

1st   Miss S Priestley, Cracrop Farm, Kirkcambeck, Brampton – Brontemoor Stirling sold to Mr C Chinn, High Walbabarrow Farm, Ulpha, Broughton in Furness for 2200gns
2nd D & R Cornthwaite, 3 Vendace Drive, Lochmaben – Stuart of Balgray sold to Ardnaw Farms, Ellary Estate, Achranish, Lochgilphead for 1800gns

Pedigree Bulls (Junior)
1st   D & R Cornthwatie – Steve of Balgray
2nd  WJ Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie – Joker  of Whitehill sold to Mr R Worrell, 29 The Hawthorns, Gretna, Dumfriesshire for 1200gns
3rd R & M Maxwell, Howside, Ennerdale Cleator, Cumbria – Lancelot  of Ennerdale  

Pedigree Heifer in calf or in milk
1st W J Henderson – Astrid 852  of Whitehill  sold to Messrs Moore, Softley Farm, Slaggford, Brampton, Cumbria for 2000gns
2nd WJ Henderson  - Lady Nancy 869  of Whitehill sold to  Messrs RN Waugh & Sons, The Row, Roadhead, Carlisle, Cumbria for 2400gns
3rd  G  J Kyle, Spoutbank, Walton, Brampton – Spout Bank Lottie sold to Messrs RN Waugh for 1550gns
Other leading prices
WJ Henderson – Myrtle 875 of Whitehill sold to Messrs Lewis, Esgaircom, Llanwrad, Carmarthenshire for 1720gns
GJ Kyle – Spout Bank Olassa sold to Messrs Moore for 1700gns

Pedigree Senior Heifer
1st  Mr RJ McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas – Barlaes Katie 100th  sold to Mr R Galloway, Cardona Farm, Doune,  Perthshire, for 3000gns
2nd Mr RJ McTurk – Barlaes Grace 106th sold to Messrs Lewis, Esgaircom, Llanwrad, Carmarthenshire for 2000gns
3rd  Mr RJ McTurk – Barlaes  Katie 99th sold to Mr R Worrell for 2400gns
Other Leading prices
Mr R J McTurk – Barlaes Whitney 3rd sold to Mr R Worrell for 1950gns

Champion Male  - Lady Hudson Perpetual Challenge Cup
Brontemoor Stirling  - Miss S Priestley

Reserve Champion Male
Steve of Balgray – D & R Cornthwaite

Champion Female- Mitchelson Perpetual Challenge Cup
Barlaes Katie 100th  - Mr RJ McTurk

Reserve Champion
Barlaes Grace 106th    - Mr RJ McTurk