Carlisle Spring Sale

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A packed ringside at Carlisle, saw a limited number but good show of bulls average £3636 for the 9 sold a rise of £1,456 on the year. Top price of the day was 5,500gns for the last lot in the ring, Hockenhull Wilfred, the first son to be sold from Hockenhull Red Rum. He will also be one of the last bulls sold from Hugo Arnold’s Hockenhull Herd, which will be dispersed later in the year on 22nd September, when the family retire from farming after a long association with the breed. He went to Braesteads Farm Ltd, Patterdale, Cumbria.

Hockenhull Wilfred from Hugo Arnold sold for the days top price of 5500gns

The second lot in the ring had kicked the sale off at an impressive 4500gns, when A & A.B. Graham, Barnglies, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, purchased the Reserve Male Champion at the pre sale show, Grangewood Valentine from Andrew and Yvonne Leadam, Gunby Lea Farm, Grangewood, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. This was equalled by the very next lot in, when the Male Champion, Hockenhull Ventura sold to The Eslington Farming Company, Whittingham, Alnwick, Northumberland.

Hockenhul Ventura sold for 4500gns for Hugo Arnold

The pre sale Female and Overall Champion, judged by John Trafford, was one of a string of good heifers from W.J. Hollingsworths’, Midhope Herd from Midhopestones, Sheffield. Midhope Temptation is an October 06 heifer by Dyfed Lord and sold in calf to Dirnanean Snowie who was the Senior Champion at Perth in February 2007. She sold to William Warren, Church Farm, Gomersal, Cleckheaton.

Champion Simmental, Midhope Temptation from WJ Hollinsworth sold for 3800gns

Seven heifers from the Midhope herd averaged £1995.

Averages: 9 bulls £3636 5 cows £1943 15 Heifers £1,786

MALES
ANIMAL PRICE BUYER
GRANGEWOOD VALENTINO 4,500GNS A & AB GRAHAM, BARNGLIES, CANONBIE, DUMFRIESSHIRE
HOCKENHULL VENTURA 4,500GNS ESLINGTON FARMING CO. ESLINGTON PARK, WHITTINGHAM. ALNWICK
HOCKENHULL WINSTON 2,600GNS KH & RJ CRAYSTON, SHEEPFILED FARM, CALDERBRIDGE, SEASCALE, CUMBRIA
TIRLEY WHITE ADMIRAL 1,800GNS GJ KENNY, NORTH LANE, ELWICK, HARTLEPOOL, CLEVLAND
HOCKENHULL WALDO 3,100GNS A. TEASDALE, KELLAH, HALTWHISTLE, NORTHUMBERLAND
HOCKENHULL WARNER 3,700GNS COURANCE SIMMENTALS, COURANCE, LOCKERBIE, DUMFRIESSHIRE
HOCKENHULL WILFRED 5,500GNS BRAESTEADS FARMS, PATTERDALE, PENRITH, CUMBRIA
FEMALES
BLACKPOOL NIMBLE 1,500GNS J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA
BLACKPOOL RAINBOW 1,900GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
TILLYLAIR SACHA 2,400GNS J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA
BLACKEWELL MOLLY'S TRUDIE 1,700GNS W. MUIRHEAD, MUIRHEAD FARM, TWYNHOLM, KIRCUDBRIGHTSHIRE
BLACKPOOL THELMA 1,750GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
SWINGLETREE LIBERTY 1,500GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
MIDHOPE TROTH 1,400GNS W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON
BLACKPOOL TREASURE 1,650GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
MIDHOPE TEMPTATION 3,800GNS W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON
BLACKPOOL TIFFANY 1,400GNS JB & EJ PEILE, PASTUREHOUSE FARM, BOLTON LOW HOUSES, WIGTON
MIDHOPE TANNI 1,550GNS DJ & AK FAULDER, TOWNHEAD FARM, UNTHANK, DALSTON, CARLISLE
MIDHOPE TAMMY 1,900GNS RJS & DM ADDISON, KELD FARM, KINGSMEABURN, PENRITH, CUMBRIA
MIDHOPE TWISTER 1,350GNS N HITCHEN, OLD CRIB FARM, LUDDENDEN FOOT, HALIFAX, W.YORKS
GRANGEWOOD TREASURE 2,500GNS W. WARREN, CHURCH FARM, CHURCH LANE, GOMERSAL, CLECKHEATON
MIDHOPE TIFFANY 1,600GNS A. JONES, PANTYREFAIL LLANFYNYDD, CARMARTHEN
MIDHOPE VICTORIA 1,700GNS RA DAVENPORT, BEECH TREE FARM, BRADWALL, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE
REGENCY VALENTINE 1,350GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
BALCKPOOL VISION 1,150GNS GW GOODWIN, HOME FARM, RUSHTON SPENCER, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
ASCOT VIOLA 1,400GNS RA DAVENPORT, BEECH TREE FARM, BRADWALL, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE
BLACKEWELL NINA 5TH 1,250GNS J & T HOLLIDAY, TOWNFOOT, HUNSONBY, PENRITH, CUMBRIA