A 16 month old Blackbird heifer topped the HW production sale from Burnside of Balhadie, Dunblane, when achieving 13,000 gns.
The on-farm sale held at Netherton Farm, Blackford, topped by an HW Equator daughter from the $900,000 SAV President line. Sold free of the bull she is out of a Rawburn Bannockburn daugher and travels down to North Yorkshire with Messrs Lowes, Richmond. At 7200 gns, HW Madame Pride sold across the Northern Ireland with Messrs Parke, Strabane, Co Tyrone. This May 2019 born in-calf cow is by HF El Tigre, which was senior yearling champion at a World Forum show and is a daughter of a Miss Europe winner from the Angus Breed World Show, being bred from the SAV Harvestor sired HW Madame Pride S632.
Another selling across the water at 7000 gns with Messrs Troughton Dungannon, Co Tyrone was the similarly aged HW Fleur V969. A daughter of Netherton Kracker, she is bred from the Ardrossan Admiral daughter, HW Fleur P826 and sold in calf. HW Ebony V756 another four year old, sold best at 6800 gns to Firth Farming Limited, Dumfries. Sired by Millah Murrah Kingdom, a previous record priced bull in Australia and one of only 29 daughters registered in the UK, she is out of Rawburn Ebony, which goes back to Rawburn Lord Ross. She is sold with her June born heifer calf at foot, HW Ebony Z898 which is another by Rawburn Bannnockburn.
A similar outfit realised 6500 gns when the hammer fell to Messrs Sproule, Castlederg, Co Tyrone. This four year old is a daughter of Netherton Kracker and bred from Jerusalem Lady Heather M221. She also sold with her June born heifer calf at foot, HW Lady Heather, which again is by Rawburn Bannockburn. At 6000 gns, the yearling hefier HW Prospect Pride Y723 was knocked down to Messrs Byrne, Naas, Kildare, Ireland. She is the result of the sire, Rawburn Banock burn and bred from HW prospect pride VG688.