Carlisle Pedigree Beef Day
Harrison & Hetherington, held their annual autumn “Pedigree Beef Day” on Friday 30th September 2022.
Topping the British Blues at 5,200gns was the sweet, stylish heifer lot 13, Knockagh Perky from the Ervine family, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland. She stood first in her class and went on to claim the Supreme Championship under Judge, Ali Jackson.
The Ervine family put forward three full ET sisters from the Knockagh Lass/Empire D’OChain flush and Perky was picked out by Ross and Elaine Pattinson to join their Top Side Herd at Carlisle. The other two, lot 12, Knockagh Paloma and lot 11 Knockagh Pixie sold to first time “Blue” buyer, Jackie Smith from Malton, North Yorkshire for 2,800gns and 2,600gns respectively.
Standing Reserve Champion was the almost black bull, lot 4, Almeley Pichon from Graham Morgan and family, Herefordshire. This mobile and well-muscled son of Pinnacle Hero was out of the homebred Almeley Lizzy and found a new home at 5,000gns with A & F Bailie, Newton Stewart.
Next in the price ratings at 4,000gns was another stylish heifer, lot 18, Stonebyres Ramona from Blair and Shona Comrie. This well-grown, blue & white daughter of Stonebyres Ninja was out of Stonebyres Jill and the successful purchaser was Eric Barrow, Pow Heads, Wigton.
Also selling at 3,800gns and from the same stable were, lot 14 Stonebyres Rosie & lot 17 Stonebyres Rosetta. Buying them both, was Ken Gamble, Easingwold, North Yorkshire, to join his Linthorpe Herd.
Following closely at 3,600 was another mobile bull lot 1, Kenray Padrick from Beth Hill. This dark blue roan bull was by Farouk De St Amand and out of Kenray Krystal and went home with A & F Bailie, Newton Stewart, who also purchased lot 8 Kenray Phoenix also from Beth Hill for 3,500gns. This one was sired by Nayakou Du Bois Remont and out of Kenray Maizie.
J & M Bamforth sold their February 2021 born heifer, White Rose Rosie for 2,400gns. This eye catching black and white heifer was sired by New Close Hero and out of White Rose Lola. The successful purchasers were David & Gail Ellis, to join their Trencrom Herd in St. Ives, Cornwall.
Lot 4 5000gns Almeley Pichon from GL Morgan to Messrs Baillie
1st prize class one, Male Champion & Reserve Overall Champion
Lot 1 Kenray Padrick from Beth Hill 3600gns to Messrs Baillie
3rd prize class one
Lot 8 Kenray Phoenix from Beth Hill 3500gns to Messrs Baillie
2nd prize class two
Lot 13 5200gns Knockagh Perky ET from WJ Ervine to Messrs Pattinson, Brampton
1st prize class three, Female & Overall Champion
Lot 18 Stonebyres Ramona from Blair & Shona Comrie 4000gns to Messrs Barrow, Wigton
5th prize class four
Lot 14 Stonebyres Rosie 3800gns Blair & Shona Comrie to Messrs Gamble, Easingwold
2nd prize class four
Lot 17 Stonebyres Rosetta from Blair & Shona Comrie 3800gns to Messrs Gamble, Easingwold
4th prize class four
Messrs Comrie also wins the Border British Blue Club Trophy for the highest price animal owned by a member of the Border Club.
3 Bulls £4235.00
7 Females £3690.00
Auctioneers: H & H