Carlisle Beef Shorthorns to 2,700gns

Bidding peaked at 2,700gns in Carlisle on Friday 5 October at the centre’s Beef Shorthorn sale supported by the breed society. Sale leader was Kramer of Upsall, a roan 30-month-old by Glengoy Frigate from Gerald Turton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire. The buyer was Ballaseyr Stud, Isle of Man.

The sale featured the dispersal of the Ashton family’s Lawns herd which was led at 1,650gns by Lawns Frigante, a red six-year-old Chapelton Wildfire daughter to Messrs Smith, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.

Averages: 1 bull £2,835.00; 5 females £1,333.50. Lawns herd: 18 cows served and/or suckling £1,122.33; 12 maiden heifers £1,005.37; 1 stock bull £1,260; 3 young bulls £875.

Auctioneers: Harrison & Hetherington