Wednesday 25 May 2022

Cornriggs 1 Vancouver from Mr and Mrs H Elliot, Cowshill, Durham led a small entry of Herefords at Harrison and Hetherington’s native sale at Carlisle at 3,600gns. Born in October 2020, it is by Minlacowie Jubliant J123 and out of a home-bred Cornriggs 1 Valerie 3rd daughter. This October 2020-born bull was bought by R and I Watson, Kirkcudbrightshire.

Making 3,000gns and selling to TE Stephenson, Whitley Chapel, Northumberland was Barwise 1 Viking MU 1175 from the home of society president Carolyn Fletcher, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria. By Moeskaer Ultra 1582, it is out of a Moeskaer Patriarch 1458 daughter from Barwise’s Rose line.

Having travelled west from Forest-in-Teesdale, Durham, TW Hutchinson’s Kingshaugh 1 Upgrade sold at 2,800gns to J and A Currie, Carluke, Lanarkshire. This April 2021-born bull is by Solpoll 1 Dynamite and out of Kingshaugh 1 Lady, a cow bred from semen of the Canadian sire Axa Golden-Oak Xceed 704X.

In the female section, the top call was made at 2,200gns for March 2021-born heifer Kingshaugh 1 Una from TW Hutchinson, selling to JG Smith and RJ Staveley, Gisburn, North Yorkshire. Another by Solpoll 1 Dynamite it is out of a home-bred JSF 271 Dice ET 10M daughter.

Carolyn Fletcher’s Barwise 1 Wild Rose MU T1163 changed hands at 2,000gns to BPF Norwood, Heads Nook, Cumbria. Another Moeskaer Ultra 1582 son, it’s dam, Barwise 1 Wild Rose is a daughter of Dendor 1 Goblin. This May 2020-born heifer had been running with Barwise 1 Tortuga in the autumn.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington

Averages: 3 bulls, £3,290; 2 females, £2,205

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