Bulls led the Hereford section at Harrison and Hetherington’s pedigree beef day, with Harveybros 1 Turbo-Tam from George and Sophie Harvey, Balfron, Glasgow generating the top call of 4,000gns. Sired by Normanton 1 Laertes, this September 2019-born bull out of Harveybros 1 Crocus H3 and crosses the border back to Scotland with WD Adams and son, Wigtown, Wigtownshire.
Not far behind at 3,800gns was Kingshaugh 1 Question from TW Hutchinson, Forest-in-Teesdale, Co Durham, which travelled to Newcastle-upon-Tyne with GS Eggleston. June 2019-born, this Gouldingpoll 1 Gold Spice son is out of a home-bred female, sired by the Canadian JSF 271 Dice ET 10M.
Adding to Eggleston’s purchases at 3,500gns was Harveybros 1 Tiesto, another Harvey-bred sire. Born in December 2019, it is again a Laertes son and out of a Crocus female which do so well for the breeders.
Craigdhu 1 Macduff from Margaret Galbraith, Sandilands, Lanarkshire saw bids to 3,000gns, and sold to AK Hill Agri Contracts Wishaw, Lanarkshire. By the popular Normanton 1 Laertes, is out of Romany 1 Jane and was born in October 2019.
Heifers met a more selective trade which peaked at 2,000gns for Moorside 1 Jane 20th from G and MC Shepherd, Woodplumpton, Lancashire which sold to Kevin Davidson, Saline, Fife. By the record breaking 13,000gns Coley 1 Pilot, it is out of a home-bred daughter of the widely recognised Moorside 1 Joseph.
At 1,700gns, Kingshaugh 1 Tess, a female offering from TW Hutchinson, sold to K Percival, Leyburn, North Yorkshire.
Averages: 4 bulls, £3,753.7; 2 females, £1,942.50