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
Blackburn Bellringer - 2,500 guineas 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,
Raeburnfoot Snowflake, the only female in the sale, sold at 800gns
to Mr Hunt, Maceybank, Southwaite, Carlisle.
Little White Bulls to 2,600gns
sell to a top of 6,000gns at Carlisle
Bulls Sell Well at Carlisle