Shanvalley female takes top price at Carlisle

Shanvalley Jade top price 4200gns
Shanvalley Jade top price 4200gns

Savage Bros & Son captured the leading price once again topping at 4,200gns at the British Blonde Society Autumn show and sale at Borderway Mart, Carlisle.

The show and sale was kindly sponsored by H&H Insurance Brokers. The show was judged by Charlotte Boden – Bostock Herd, Middlewich, Cheshire.

The sale leader, Shanvalley Jade, also won her class in the pre sale show and went on to win the female and supreme Championship. She was greatly admired in the lines prior to the sale and was snapped up by TB Moorhouse and Sons, Fouldshaw Farm, Dacre, Harrogate. Jade is a March 2014 daughter of Seaview Barney and out of Shanvalley Gertie.

Messrs Moorhouse also acquired another Shanvalley heifer for 3,000gns. Shanvalley Justine, a May 2014 daughter of Seaview Barney and out of Sanvalley Donna. She stood third in her class.

Leading the bulls was Cairneden Jagermeister from young local enthusiast Kelly Stott.

Jagermeister won his class and reserve junior male shampionship. Kelly also won The Society Special Trophy for the best entry from a breeder with ten or less breeding females in their herd.

Jagermeister was keenly bid to 3,600gns and was knocked down to Alison Ellwood, Everard Lodge Farm, Lowick Green, Ulverston.

The senior male champion was knocked down for 2,800gns to B and S Scrymgeour, Kinnaird Farm, Lintrathen, Kirriemuir.

Hallfield Ivor from P Weightman and Sons is a December 2013 son of Ardmore Fugitive and out of a homebred cow Hallfield Fantasy.

A few lots later, G and A Hamilton sold Ramrig Jensen Interceptor for 2,800gns to PL Morris, Rymans, Thame Road, Aylesbury.

Jenson Interceptor stood fifth in his class and is by Hallfield Falcon and out of Ramrig Gemini.

Going through the ring at 2,600gns was the winner of the Andrew Murray Perpetual Challenge Trophy presented to the stockperson in charge of the best turned out animal for sale.

This was judged by Alistair Mitchell, Grassknop Herd.

The winner Felltop Joyce, stood second in her class and also won reserve female champion.

Joyce was bred and exhibited by J Stott and was bought by TP Atkinson, Meadow View, Newland, Ulverston. She was sired by Ark Diego and is out of a homebred dam, Felltop Candy.


3 bulls - £3220.00

3 maiden heifers - £3430.00

6 unhaltered females - £1680.00