NI bred Beef Shorthorn leads Carlisle trade at 4,800gns

Hurricane of Ballyvaddy - 4800gns
Hurricane of Ballyvaddy - 4800gns

Beef Shorthorns met a solid trade at the breed society’s official spring sale in Carlisle on Friday 27 May.

Leader at 4,800gns was Hurricane of Ballyvaddy TI +19, SRI +17, a red and white 20 month old by Chapelton Typhoon from T and K Madden, Glencloy, Ballymena. The buyer was RF Leach, Warmington, Banbury.

Averages: 17 bulls £3,082.06; 25 served heifers £1,686.30; 19 maiden heifers £1,394.29; 1 cow served and/or suckling £2,415.00. Wells draft £1, 003.80; Ballard draft £1,207.50.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington