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Tweeddale Herd Dispersal Tops at 13,000gns

The great show heifer Tweeddale Hawkeye secured the top price of 13,000gns at the Tweeddale Dispersal Sale at Carlisle on Friday 21st August for Messrs Redhead & Watson of Berwickshire.

Tweeddale Hawkeye

Hawkeye’s accolades of show successes included the Royal Highland Show, Great Yorkshire Show and Royal Welsh Show during this year. The impressive Tweeddale Ebony daughter and out of Estelle sold in calf of the Limousin bull Goldies Goldmine and also included the embryo package by Dafydd d’Ochain. Hawkeye sold to Messrs Beal of Malton, Yorkshire. [report]

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British Blue X Heifer Tops Carlisle Breeding Sale at £8,500
On Friday 21st August Harrison & Hetherington held their sale of Beef Breeding cattle. A great show of cows and heifers with calves at foot were presented to one of the largest crowds of buyers seen in Borderway for some time, with 88 outfits selling over £2000.

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Wanted - Park Daimler Semen
Please contact the Society Office (01228 870522) or info@britishbluecattle.org if you have some for sale.

Borderway Agri-Expo Open Calf Show
The schedule is now available for the 2015 Borderway Agri-Expo Open calf Show.

NIBBC Calf Show & Young Handler Competition 2015
The Northern Ireland Blue Cattle Club held their 9th Annual Calf Show and Young Handler Competition on Saturday 8th August at Downpatrick Co-Operative Mart.

Fantastic Trade For ‘Blue’ Calves at Holsworthy
British Blue bull calves sold to a top price of £470! In all, 30 British Blue calves were forward averaging £254.32. British Blue stores were also topping the trade at £1152.

£4,300 Mart Record for British Blue x Heifer at Hexham 20th Anniversary Show & Sale
Hexham & Northern Marts celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the opening of their Tyne Green Auction Complex with a special prize show and sale of store cattle on 13th & 14th August 2015.


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