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British Simmental Cattle Society 2nd Sale of Leading Ladies
The British Simmental Cattle Society held its second Leading ladies Sale at Carlisle on Saturday 14th September 2013.
Judge for the day was Mr John Moore, Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
His over-all champion Newbiemains Connie, a Blackford Albatross daughter consigned from Jim and Patricia Goldie, Newbiemains Farm, Annan, Dumfries made the top price of the day selling to new breeders Greyhound Estates Ltd, Upper Bucklebury, Reading, Berks for 8000gns
Second top price on the day again went to The Goldies for Newbiemains Charmer, another Blackford Albatross daughter, she sold for 3900gns to Heather Duff, Pitmudie, Brechin, Angus.
Third top went to Society President Iain Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Elgin for Corskie Donna, a Popes Laird daughter selling to Greyhound Estates Ltd for 3800gns.
13 heifers sold to average £3174 a 73% clearance.
Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington