Rawburn females top collective offering at 15,000gns
Leading the collective female offering today at 15,000gns was the production sale from the Elliot family's Rawburn herd in the form of Rawburn Lady Ross P889. This March 2014-born daughter is by Rawburn Black Hawk L261 and is out of the Rawburn Randolph F555 daughter Rawburn Lady Ross H878, herself a sister to the dam of Lord Ross. She was sold in calf to Rawburn Boss Hogg N630 for 15,000gns to Richard Hassle and Rachel Wyllie for their Brailes Livestock herd, Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Next best from this run of females and selling for 9000gns was Rawburn Felicia P845, a March 2014-born Black Hawk daughter out of The Moss Felicia G739, a Vermillion Dateline daughter. With a self replacing index of +54 and having ran with Rawburn Boss Hogg N630, this March 2014-born heifer sold to Adrian and Penny Johnson for their Yeardsley herd at York. The Johnson's also paid 6000gns for Rawburn Eston Anne P694, a Belhaven Beckenbaur K282 daughter, again in calf to Boss Hogg.
At 6500gns James Alexander of Jalex commercial, British Blue and Limousin fame, took home Rawburn Evergreen P899, a rawburn Black Hawk L261 daughter. She sold with a self replacing index of +57 and due in January to Boss Hogg.
The draft from Neil Wattie's Tonley herd saw a top price of 4500gns paid for the April 2010-born Tonley Red Jewgelata Erica K708. By Auldhouseburn Karlos D218, this one is out of a Scotch Cap daughter and sold to Messrs Taylor, West Lothian.
From the shown females on offer, the overall female champion, Retties Diana JFK P295, fetched 7000gns selling to young Angus enthusiasts Andrew and James Adam for their Newhouse herd at Forfar. This one is by Retties JFK M195 and out of a Rawburn Rommel E423 daughter.
The reserve female champion, Vexour Kiwi Kit P690, from Jan Boomaars, sold at 2000gns to Philip Halhead, Norbreck Genetics. This one is a Duncanziemere Evolution K355 daughter.
Averages: 19 females £4371.