Top call at Saturday’s small offering of Aberdeen-Angus bulls in Borderway Mart, Carlisle, was a 2600gns bid.
Sale leader was Border Lyne Black Jag J107, a May born son of Hardlawbank Blackmail C206 from Mr and Mrs M D Story, Longtown, Carlisle. Black Jag stood second in his class and is out of the Galcantray Preditor V9 daughter Border Lyne Blue Pearl Y176. He sold to J Rae Ltd, Collin, Dumfries.
Next, at 2500gns, was the day’s reserve champion Linton Gilbertines Percy J170 from Gordon Brooke, Malton, North Yorkshire. This one is by Rawburn Ravovo F517 and is out of Dacre Princess D148. He sold with a TI of +29 and a SRI of +33 to Lakewood Partners, Roxburgh Mains, Kelso.
The day’s champion, Tree Bridge Edwin J239, from David and Penny Evans, sold for 2200gns.
The champion came from David and Penny Evans, Middlesbrough, Cleveland. Tree Bridge Edwin J239 is a son of Haymount Galacco F644 and is out of the Skaill Delta B481 daughter Tree Bridge Edwina E098. He sold for 2200gns with a SRI of +32 and a milk figure of +10 to G Roddam and Partners, Hexham, Northumberland.
At the same money, Alicia Randall of Adstock Angus, sold Adstock Enrico J128, a son of Jerusalem Wainwright E092. Out of Adstock Early Bird D069, this one was knocked down to H W Young and Co, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.
Of the 11 bulls forward, seven sold averaging £2115 (Harrison and Hetherington).
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