Shows and Sales Results

Borderway Black & White Sale 2015
DATE: December 5, 2015
LOCATION: Borderway Mart, Carlisle, UK
HEAD SHOWN: 83 Lots





Sale Results

The 29th edition of the Black & White sale attracted a large crowd of buyers from across the UK and Ireland.  Despite the apocalyptic weather conditions with many roads and bridges closed due to flooding and high winds trade topped at 9,000gns with and overall average of £3811.

For the second consecutive year a daughter of Val-Bisson Doorman topped the trade.  Knowlesmere Doorman Abrakadazzle sold for 9,000gns to Scot Forsyth, Baltier Farm, Newton Stewart.   This big league show heifer is a daughter of Knowlesmere Goldwyn Abrakaboom VG87 2yr who placed 1st Jnr. Two Year old at UK Dairy Day in September.  This is the first heifer to sell from this cow family in Europe.

The Erle cow family has produced many legendary animals over the years and still holds the breed record for a cow sold at public auction.  The Haffey family from Northern Ireland sold five wonderful heifers topping at 8,500gns for Glasson Atwood JF Erle who was purchased by John and Gordan Lyle Nether Pratis Farm, Fife.  The super stylish black heifer was sired by Atwood and granddaughter of the record breaking Field of Dreams Formation Erle EX95.

Milking heifers averaged £4646 and topped at 8,000gns for I-Cow Facebook Emilia consigned by Isaac & Luke Lancaster Horton Grange Farm, Gisburn.  Emilia was a daughter of Facebook with a massive UK and North American index.  She had a PLI+£498 and a GTPI+2315 and sold with over €4000 in embryo contracts.  She was purchased by Elite Street Genetics Rep. of Ireland.

Also selling for 8,000gns was Eastford Armani Tabitha Red consigned by Eastford Holsteins a syndicate of the Yates and Lawrie families.  She was a daughter of Dilandy Debonair Tabitha Red EX92 was last year’s Supreme Champion at the Royal Highland Show and Super Cow at Agriscot in 2012.  The cow family traces back to Luck E in the USA.

Gracing the front cover of this year’s catalogue was Baldonnel Goldie Larissa EX93 owned by Cyril Dowling and Tadgh Burke Dublin, Rep. of Ireland.  She had been Grand Champion at the Irish National Show in Millstreet and is a member of the Raveswell Lydia cow family that also bred legendary cows such as Rockymountain Talent Licorice, Winter Goldwyn Lotto and Idee Lustre.  Her amazing Doorman daughter had been one of the stars in the sale and sold for 7,000gns to John Moore Rep. of Ireland.

ersey heifers averaged £3150 and topped at 3,500gns for Huddlesford I-Cow Blonde consigned by Andy Cope and Isaac Lancaster.  Sired by Bluegrass Lord Actionman and bred from Bluegrass Remakes Blackest Blonde VG89 who was the 2013 Grand Champion at both the Great Yorkshire Show and the Dairy Event.  She now joins the herd of A Stonehouse Yorkshire.

Commenting after the sale auctioneer Glyn Lucas from Harrison & Hetherington said “I would like to thank the consignors and buyers for their support and look forward to our landmark 30th sale in 2016.  I would like to wish everyone much success with their animals and I’m looking forward to welcoming many of them back in March for our fifth UK Dairy Expo”.

Averages – 4 Holstein Heifers in Milk £4646.50,  1 Holstein In-Calf Heifer £2625.00,  42 Holstein Heifer Calves £3817.50,  2 Jersey Heifers £3150.00,  1 Brown Swiss Heifers £2730.00,  13 Embryo Lots £444.50,  Overall average £3811.50.

Photos & Report courtesy of Harrison & Hetherington

 

Knowlesmere Doorman Abrakadazzle - 9000gns... l/r - Scot Forsyth (purchaser), Izzy & Jane Whittaker (vendors)


Knowlesmere Doorman Abrakadazzle - 9000gns... l/r - Scot Forsyth (purchaser), Izzy & Jane Whittaker (vendors)

I-Cow Facebook Emilia - 8000gns... l/r - Rob Hancock (purchaser) & Issac Lancaster (vendor)


I-Cow Facebook Emilia - 8000gns... l/r - Rob Hancock (purchaser) & Issac Lancaster (vendor)

Eastford Armani Tabitha Red - 8000gns... Caroline Lawrie (vendor)


Eastford Armani Tabitha Red - 8000gns... Caroline Lawrie (vendor)

Chapelhill Dorman Larissa - 7000gns... Tadgh Bourke (vendor)


Chapelhill Dorman Larissa - 7000gns... Tadgh Bourke (vendor)

Inspired Laudrup Belle - 2600gns... Johnny Lochhead (vendor)


Inspired Laudrup Belle - 2600gns... Johnny Lochhead (vendor)


Sale Information

With only one week to go before the first heifer in the Black & White sale graces the sale ring the question is “Who are you going to target in this League of Champions?”  The 28th edition of this landmark event has an exceptional offering of some of the very best animals in the world today giving you the opportunity to own the best in the business.

Featuring National Show winners, daughters of National Champions, chart topping PLI Heifers, big time milking two year olds with massive GTPI’s,  world class Brown Swiss heifers, show winning Jerseys; the Black & White line up has never been so attractive.  The one common thread that binds all of these extraordinary opportunities is the power of the cow family, it is the backbone to ever world class heifer and they all feature in the UK’s Premier Elite Dairy Sale.

Click HERE to view the catalog

Schedule of Events
Friday December 4th
7pm-Sale Preview
7:30pm-International Reception
Saturday December 5th
11am-Borderway Black & White Sale

Harrison & Hetherington website


Sale Highlights

Lot 8…Feizor Alexander Flo, a daughter of Feizor Jordan S Flo VG89-2yr, from four generations of National Champions, the first three All-Britain Winners!

Lot 11…ICow Facebook Emilia VG-2yr +2315GTPI, a Facebook selling open & ready to flush from Wissbro EmilyAngel VG87-3yr; 2nd dam is Wabash-Way EmilyAnn VG88-2yr

Lot 78…A Doorman daughter of BVK Atwood Abrianna, 2013 Reserve All-American Junior 3 Year Old

Lot 8...Alexander daughter of Feizor Jordan S Flo VG89-2yr


Lot 8...Alexander daughter of Feizor Jordan S Flo VG89-2yr

2nd Dam of Lot 8...Berryholme Shotle Flo EX94 4E LP60 8*


2nd Dam of Lot 8...Berryholme Shotle Flo EX94 4E LP60 8*

3rd Dam of Lot 8...Holmand Storm Flo EX94 5E LP110 29*


3rd Dam of Lot 8...Holmand Storm Flo EX94 5E LP110 29*

Lot 11...ICow Facebook Emilia VG-2yr, sells open and ready to flush


Lot 11...ICow Facebook Emilia VG-2yr, sells open and ready to flush

Lot 11...ICow Facebook Emilia VG-2yr, sells open and ready to flush


Lot 11...ICow Facebook Emilia VG-2yr, sells open and ready to flush

Lot 78, a Doorman daughter of BVK Atwood Abrianna EX92, 2013 Reserve All-American Jr 3 Year Old


Lot 78, a Doorman daughter of BVK Atwood Abrianna EX92, 2013 Reserve All-American Jr 3 Year Old