News & Events


Judges;-  Mr John Pattinson, Hottbank, Bardon Mill Farm, Hexham & Mr Jason Wareham, Little Tottingworth Farm, Broadoak, Heathfield, East Sussex.

With increased entries at the Society Sale at Harrison & Hetherington’s, Boarderway Mart, Carlisle, it meant purchasers had plenty to choose from which resulted in a drop of averages for every section, but there was  99% clearance, with Galloways heading to all corners of the UK including Shetland, Gwent, Co Tyrone, Norfolk, Sutherland,  and Powys. 

 Female champion was Toffee Y of Over Barskeoch from Allan and Gib McMillan from the firm  of Messrs Wallace, Over Barskeoch, Dalry, Castle Douglas, this   September 2014 Huntly Victor daughter is out of Toffee Cathy of Over Barskeoch which is by Greenloop Limited Edition, the same sire as the AI sire Orinocho of Over Barskeoch.  Toffee Y is off home with Brendan Douglas, 15 Ganvaughan Road, Castle Derg, Co Tyrone for 1800gns.    Mr Douglas also purchased another Huntly Victor daughter  Lottie Y of Over Barskeoch from Allan and Gib for 1750gns. 

Lifting the blue and white rosette was  Robert J McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas for a incalf heifer Barlaes Nancy 160th   she is by home bred bull Barlaes JFK and out of Barlaes Nancy 107th.  She was sold in calf to Watchman of Kilnstown    to R.P Evans, Wessington, Derbyshire for the day’s top price of 2200gns

 Heifers with calves at foot were in demand, top price was 2000gns for Scottish Queen 180th of Miefield from William and Mary McMorran, Miefield, Twynholm, Kirkcudbright, this Ruler of Kilnstown daughter sold with her  2 month old Bluegrey heifer calf to Messrs Hogg, Milnholm, Langholm. William Wallace & Sons of Fingland, Dalry, Castle Douglas sold Molly 191st of Fingland and her Limousin  cross calf at foot for 1620gns to B Dickinson & Co Brock Stones, Kentmere, Kendal, Cumbria. 

The first placed bull was Welling of Kilnstown from Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle, this Coldplay of Finland son is out of the well known family,  Marina 67th of Kilnstown.   Welling has been shown during the summer and was champion Galloway at Gilsland Show.  He was unsold.   

The dispersal sale of the Lanelybield herd from Deborah Harvey, Lonelybield, Kittley, Carlops, by Penicuick also took place this day,  top price was 1400gns for Wee Mona of Laneybield, an 2012 born Braveheart of High Creoch daughter she sold to Messrs Wood, Kingledores, Broughton, Biggar, Lanarkshire.  Deborah’s other two cows Elousie of Lanelyfield an 9 year old cow sold for 1200gns to Messrs Patterson, Hopsrigg and Lisa of Lanelyfield an 2010 Murphy of Romesboech daughter  sold to Messrs Wood, Kingledores for 1350gns,  


2 Bulls £787 (-£1033)
18 Heifers in calf or in milk £1407.58 (-£306.42)
22 Senior Bulling heifers  £1017.06
15 Junior  Bulling heifers  £795.90
3 Cows £1382.50


Marshall Jackson Cup ( Champion Female) Won by  Messrs Wallance, Over Barskeoch, Dalry – Toffee Y of Over Barskeoch 

Solmain Cup (Best Junior Bulling Heifer)  Won by  Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Marina 85th of Kilnstown.  

Isaac Hedley Cup (Best Pair Calving Heifers)  Won  by   

Galloway Association Trophy for best bull  Won by Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Welling of Kilnstown.  

Pedigree Senior  Bull
1st        Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle – Welling of Kilnstown
2nd       Peter Jackson, Roan, Newcastleton – Roan Border Fungus to C & G Hammer, Hirnant Elan Valley, Rhayader, Powys for 800gns

Pedigree heifer in calf or in milk
1st        Robert J McTurk, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas – Barlaes Nancy 160th to R.P Evans, Wessington, Derbyshire for 2200gns
2nd        W & M McMorran & Sons, Miefield, Twynholm – Scottish Queen 180th of Miefield to A & A Hogg & Son, Milnholm, Langholm for 2000gns.   
3rd        W & M McMorran & Sons  - Scottish Queen 181st of Miefield to JJ Paterson & Co, Hopsrig, Terrona, Langholm for 1500gns

Other leading prices

W Wallace & Sons, Fingland, Dalry, - Molly 191st of Fingland to B Dickinson & Co, Brock Stones, Kentmere, Kendal for 1620gns
W & M McMorran – Brownie 114th of Miefield to J C Hodgson, 6 Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Pedigree senior bulling heifer
1st          Messrs Wallace, Over Barskeoch, Dalry – Toffee Y Of Over Barskeoch, Dalry to Brendan Douglas, 15 Ganvaughan Road, Castle Derg, Co Tyrone for 1800gns
2nd       Messrs Wallace – Lottie Y of Over Barskeoch to Brendan Douglas for 1750gns
3rd        Walter Henderson, Whitehill, Lockerbie – Lady Ann 634 of Whitehill to RW & V Elliot, Blackhall, Ewes, Langholm Dumfriesshire for 1000gns

Other Leading Prices

Walter Henderson – Lady Nancy 651 of Whitehill to RW & V Elliot, Blackhall for 1120gns. 
G & K Gilligan, High Creoch, Gatehouse of Fleet – Natalie 3rd of High Creoch to J Duncan, Hillhead, Ollaberry, Shetland for 1040gns.
Walter Henderson – Lizzie 627 of Whitehill to K Laurie, Snowden Close, Gilsand, Brampton for 1020gns.
Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle – Penninghame Winnie to BWS Verrill, Sundaysight Farm, Bellinghame, Hexham for 1000gns

Pedigree junior bulling heifer
1st         Kilnstown Farms Ltd – Marina 85th of Kilnstown to DK Jeary, Hawthorn Farm, High Raod, Briston, Melton Constable, Norfolk for 12500gns.
2nd       Firm of James Tullie, Bowanhill, Teviot Head, Hawick – Bowanhill Alice 23rd to WD & R Elliot, Burnfoot, Ewes, Langholm for 1200gns
3rd        Firm of James Tullie – Bowanhill Nancy 50th to J & S Wareham, Little Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex for 800gns.