Leading trade on Friday’s dispersal of David and Nikky Field’s Burytown Simmental herd in Carlisle was Cairnview Lerica 9th, a January 2008-born Popes Laird daughter out of the Cairnveiw Kestrel daughter Cairnview Lerica 5th. She sold PD’s in calf to Corskie Wham for 2000gns to R and L E Poultner, Isle of Wight, along with her heifer calf Burytown Crystal, by Beanhill Warrior, which was knocked down at 2100gns.
Next best at 4000gns was Tirley Melissas Jasmine, a March 2005-born Forsdale Lucky Charm daughter out of the Highcroft Harvester daughter Tirley Melissa 2nd. She was knocked down to J C Innes and Sons, Aberdeen. The same buyer also paid 3800gns for New Meadow Carelss Whispter, a January 2011-born Corskie Wham daughter out of the Corskie Proton sired Burytown Wilma. This one carried a TSI of +81 and a SRI of +83.
Averages: 27 cows or heifers served and/or suckling £2754.77; 5 served heifers £2467.50 (Harrison and Hetherington).Read more