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    Champion Galloway Heifer Secures Top Price at Carlisle
25/02/06

Barlaes Katy 41st - 1200gns
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A very stylish bulling heifer consigned by R & M Ferguson of Barlaes, Castle Douglas secured the leading price of 1,200gns on Friday at the annual spring show and sale of Galloway breeding cattle at Borderway Mart, Carlisle.

Barlaes Katy 41st, an April 2004 born daughter of Youngster of High Creoch and out of a Glenapp bred mother, she was sold to H & J Smith of Wileysyke, Gilsland.

Local breeders, FA & A Waugh of Kilnstown, Bewcastle, lifted the top honours for their bull entry Landlord of Kilnstown. Their rising two year old bull, a son of John Jo of Kilnstown, was successfully purchased for 1,000gns by north east enthusiast, C Anderson of Dunterley Farm, Bellingham.

Next in the price tags was the reserve overall female champion, a bulling heifer from RA McClymont & Son of Kirkstead, Yarrow, Selkirk. Selling for 950gns, Kirkstead Nancy, an October 2003 born heifer by Hitman of Nether Cleugh and bred out of a Huntly Yarrow sired mother, she was sold to DF Whiteley of Pond Farm, Thirsk.

Close behind at 900gns was another heifer from the Barlaes herd of R & M Ferguson. Barlaes Grace 57th, also sired by Youngster of High Creoch, joins her champion winning stable mate and goes to H & J Smith of Wileysyke.

Leading the non-pedigree section were two bulling heifers offered by JW Forster & Son of Smithsteads, Bewcastle. Selling for £720 each they were knocked down to M & ME Wallace of Farney Shields, Hexham.

Averages

PEDIGREE
3 Bulls £840.00
4 Heifers in calf or in milk £472.50
18 Bulling heifers £610.17

NON-PEDIGREE
6 Bulling heifers £543.33
3 Cow in calf or in milk £406.66

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Local breeders scoop leading prices at Carlisle Limousin Sale

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