Border & Lakeland Club Show & Sale

The first Border and Lakeland club show and sale of 2013 was held on Wednesday 16th January at Borderway mart. The smaller than usual entry of 30 young cows and heifers was of varied quality, both in type and pedigree with the demand for the best as keen as ever, with 9 making 2,000gns to a top of 2,350gns.  This bid secured from Messrs R Veitch of Strandhead, Mauchline the superbly bred Kepculloch Talent August is out of a homebred EX92-3E and sired by Indianhead Red Marker. The 3rd dam was the Reserve All American red and white cow Sellcrest No Rachel Red EX94. The vendors Messrs Steel have dispersed the milking portion of their herd and progressively selling the followers as they calve.

At 2,300gns was a classy heifer from regular respective consigners Messrs Wilson of Skirwith Hall Farms. Their Stowbeck Toystory Mabel comes from an old home developed family and now joins Messrs JT & EM  Marrs herd at Broomhills, Carlisle.

Skirwith Hall Farms Ltd also had the highest priced animal in the sale with their 15 month old bull Stowbeck Energy by Pine-Tree Sid out of the Denmire Erma family which traced back to the pure Canadian Wrico Tempo Erma, the bull sold to 2,400gns.

Leading Prices

Lot      Purchaser                        Purchasers Address                                                                                 Gns

136 W WILSON & SONS MAYFIELD FARM,KELTON,CASTLE DOUGLAS,KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE 2400
115 R VEITCH STRANDHEAD, TARBOLTON, MAUCHLINE,   AYRSHIRE 2350
124 JT & EM MARRS & SON BROOMHILLS,ORTON   ROAD,CARLISLE,CUMBRIA 2300
102 JE IRVING & SON CREECHAN   PARK,DRUMMORE,STRANRAER,WIGTOWNSHIRE 2250
108 UNDISCLOSED PURCHASER 2200
128 JE IRVING & SON CREECHAN   PARK,DRUMMORE,STRANRAER,WIGTOWNSHIRE 2200
129 RK & CA RUDD & SONS GRASSINGS FARM,KIRKBRIDE,WIGTON,   CUMBRIA 2200

Averages

3   Cows in milk/calf               £1837.50

26 Heifers in milk/calf                         £1735.73

Prize List

                

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

Class 1.

Cows in Milk

25

R W Bainbridge

24

R W Bainbridge

102

 Skirwith   Hall Farms Ltd

Class 2.

Senior Heifer

in Milk

44

 R W Bainbridge

43

R W Bainbridge

104

Skirwith Hall Farms Ltd

111

T Graham & Son

Class 3.

Junior Heifer

in Milk

50

 R W Bainbridge

47

R W Bainbridge

128

Skirwith Hall Farms Ltd

129

Skirwith Hall Farms Ltd

 

Champion

44

R W Bainbridge

Reserve Champion

50

R W Bainbridge

 

Ian Plews (Sponsor Cogent) Cheryl Watson (Sponsor Paragon) Twinfields
Touchdown Joyce, Owners Richard and Richard Bainbridge, and judge Mr Andrew
Mackellar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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