Carlisle Sale


Topping the Belted Galloway spring show & sale at Carlisle were two bulls from Neil Richardson, Buxton Derbyshire, the first to be sold for 1800gns was Fernyford Nimrod who sold to Messrs Brayne from Hope Valley and the second was Fernyford Neptune who sold to Messrs Robson from Carlisle for their Castlefield Herd, both bulls were sired by Barwise Christo and out of homebred cows. The next top price bull was Burnfoot Levi from Hugh and Nancy Sloan, he was sired by Park Horatio and sold to Urra Estate from North Yorkshire for their Raisedale Herd.

The females also were a good trade and topped at 1600gns for the Champion Brightenflatt Fort Myers from James Bell, sired by Coulmony Ronaldo she joins the Tardree herd of Harry Irvine from Ballymena, Northern Ireland.  Second highest price was Burnfoot Lottie from Hugh and Nancy Sloan who sold for 1550gns to Messrs Hall from Settle, North Yorkshire.  Next highest price was 1400gns for a cow and calf unit from Neil Thompson, Maybeck Hemp and heifer calf Maybeck Kess and they sold to Billy Rae for his Chesters Herd at Hawick.



3 Bulls - £1855

5 Led Females - £1379

4 Females (unled) - £1044

14 Commercials - £702



Show Report

A small but good quality entry of cattle were forward at the Carlisle Show and Sale.  The pre-sale show was judged by Mr Edwin Taylor from Co Durham.

In the female class there were seven entries forward and at the top of this class was Brightenflatt Fort Myers from James Bell, in second spot was Brian Moorhead with Bridglands Aurora, third prize went to Hugh and Nancy Sloan with Burnfoot Lottie.


4 bulls were forward, and this class was headed by a two year old bull Barwise Mark One from Carolyn Fletcher, second and third prizes went to two Barwise Christo sons from Neil Richardson, second was Fernyford Nimrod and Fernyford Neptune was third.

In the championship the judge tapped out the female from James Bell as Champion and reserve was the bull from Carolyn Fletcher.



Class 1 – Female born on or after 18/05/16

1st: 154- Brightenflatt Fort Myers, J Bell

2nd: 152 - Briglands Aurora, B Moorhead

3rd: 155 - Burnfoot Lottie, H & N Sloan

4th: 159 - Brightenflatt Frisco, J Bell


Class 2 – Bulls

1st: 163 - Barwise Mark One, C Fletcher

2nd: 161 - Fernyford Nimrod, N Richardson

3rd: 162 - Fernyford Neptune, N Richardson

4th: 160 - Burnfoot Levi, H & N Sloan



Overall Champion: 154 Brightenflatt Fort Myers

Reserve Champion: 163 Barwise Mark One

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