Carlisle Spring sale 2015 including the Leading Ladies judged by Mr Hector Mackaskill Woodhall, Innerwick Dunbar. This was the largest entry at Carlisle for many years.
Topping the trade on the day was Kilbride Farm Dora 65E, from W H Robson & Sons 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, N Ireland, BT39 0PX, the Cairnview Snazzy daughter sold in calf to Crugmelyn Brenin for 8300gns to David Donnelly for his Atlow herd, Preserva ( Midlands ) Ltd, Atlow House, Moss Lane, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne Derbyshire, DE6 3FB
Second top on the females was the Leading Ladies Champion from Mr W J Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield, S36 4GW. Midhope Everlight a Delfur Chas daughter out of a Corskie Wealth daughter selling for 5500gns to Mr J Green, M/S W J & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN for their Corskie herd .
Then at 4100gns came Sterling Verity's Dumandy from Boddington Estates Ltd, The Manor, Boddington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 0TJ a Sterling Viking 2nd daughter selling with her Sterling Cotswold calf at foot to Laura Green, Corskie Farm, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, Scotland, IV32 7NN for her Garmouth herd.
Two Leading Ladies then traded at 3600gns, first came Midhope Date, another from Mr W J Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield, S36 4GW, a Corskie Wealth daughter out of a Dirnanean Snowie daughter, selling for 3600gns to J B Taylor, Webscott Farm, Webscott, Myddle Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Also at 3600gns was Atlow Emerald from David Donnelly, Preserva ( Midlands ) Ltd, Atlow House Moss Lane, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 3FB, a Lisglass Barnabus daughter out of Kilbride Farm Dora 34A a full sister to the top price heifer, selling to Les Pennigton for his Penton herd, Little Haigh Farm, Quickedge Road, Mossley, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, OL5 0PT
At 3500gns from Mr J Green, M/S W J & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN came Corskie Ebba, a Dirnanean Bradley daughter sold in calf to breed record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie, purchased by T C Brown and sons, Trowdale, Bridge of Urr, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Leading Ladies averages
1 calved heifer @£4305
4 in calf heifers @£4777.50
8 maiden heifers @£2887.50
Top price bull was the Reserve Male Champion Corskie Eterno from Mr J Green, M/S W J & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN a Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Strathisla Nuggat daughter, selling for 6200gns to Atkin Brothers, The Grange, Moss Lane, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Next at 6000gns came the Overall Male Champion from Mr W J Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield, S36 4GW Midhope Exceptional by Delfur Chas, out of a Corskie Wealth daughter selling into the Fircovert herd of Mr Paul Gunther Fir Covert Farm, Fir Covert Road, Felthorpe Norwich, Norfolk, NR10 4DT
Then at 5200gns came Beechree Eclipse from D C Burkill Sykes Farm, Harpham, Driffield, East Riding Of Yorkshire, YO25 4QZ, a Keeldrum Schubert son out of a Kilbride Farm Barrister daughter, buyer was David Hyslop, Clydeside Farm, Lamington, Biggar,Lanarkshire.
Two bulls traded at 4200gns, first from Alan Tallentire High Griseburn, Gt Asby, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6QD, Swingletree Emporor, a Raceview King son out of a Popes Laird daughter selling to M/S J H & V G Wood, Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston Lancashire, PR3 2YT
Then from W H Robson & Sons 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, N Ireland, BT39 0PX came Kilbride Farm Eustace, a Cairnview Snazzy son out of a Kilbride Farm Vaten daughter, selling to Mr B & Mrs A Wise, Hall Farm, Skipton-On-Swale, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 4SF
28 bulls sold to average £3427.00, up £200.00 on the year for 12 more sold.