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Stackyard News Nov 06

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    Whitebred Shorthorn Autumn Show & Sale

On Friday 3rd November 2006, The Whitebred Shorthorn Association held their annual autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, with a small select entry of 5 bulls and 1 female forward.

Blackburn Bellringer - 2,500 guineas

Blackburn Bellringer
The judge, Gordon Gilligan, High Creoch, Gatehouse of Fleet, awarded the Championship to Blackburn Bellringer a March 2005 bull bred and exhibited by Gordon Jackson, Blackburn, Newcastleton. Sired by Blackburn Taurus, with bloodlines going back to the great Wolfhills Chieftain, this bull went on to secure a bid of 2,500gns and joins the Burnedge herd of Brian Hough, at Oldham.

The Reserve Champion Rosette was collected by Barlaes Choir Boy , also a March 2005 bull bred and shown by Messrs R & M Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Sired by Raeburnfoot Talisman, this bull failed to reach its reserve in the sale ring, but sold later to Mr T J Robinson, Ottercops, Kirkwhelpington, Newcastle.

Third prize bull Blackburn Rover from the same home as the champion realized 850gns, writing this cheque Mr J Perkin, Whiteholm Farm, Roweltown, Carlisle.

Raeburnfoot Snowflake, the only female in the sale, sold at 800gns to Mr Hunt, Maceybank, Southwaite, Carlisle.

link Little White Bulls to 2,600gns
link Blondes sell to a top of 6,000gns at Carlisle
link Limousin Bulls Sell Well at Carlisle

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