averages: Whitebred Shorthorns – Three bulls, £1295.00

Galloway – Pedigree – 19 heifers in-calf and in milk, £1487.68; 22 bulling heifers, £1186.50. Non-pedigree – Eight heifers in-calf/and in milk, £1057.50; 12 bulling heifers £781.66; Three cows in-calf, £626.66; eight Blue Grey bulling heifers, £620.00

Harrison and Hetherington held their Whitebred Shorthorn and Galloway annual autumn show and sale along with the dispersal of the Stonehouse herd.

Taking the top spot of the day among the Galloway's selling for 1900gns was the female champion, Drumhumphry Babs from AM Brown, Drumhumphry, Corsock, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire. This bulling heifer was knocked down to Messrs Routledge, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire. The two-year-old is a daughter of Jake of Nether Rusko and out of Drumhumphry Lady Greta, which goes back to Drumhumphry Greta.

Falling under the hammer at 1800gns was Hilda 6th of Kilnstown from Kilnstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle, Cumbria, which was chapped down to Messrs Richardson and Partners, Byley, Middlewich, Cheshire. This March 2018 born bulling heifer took a first prize in the pre-sale show, she is sired by the Royal Highland 2019 champion, Buccleuch Adonis and out of Hilda 3 of Kilnstown which goes back to Hilda 1 of Kilnstown. Hilda 6th of Kilnstown is a full sister to the Native LiveScot champion in 2018.

Urma 16 of Fingland made her mark for W Wallace and Sons, Fingland, Dalry, Castle Douglas, when she sold for 1750gns to Messrs Todd, Renwick, Penrith, Cumbria. This three-year-old heifer sold alongside her two-month-old Limousin sired heifer calf. Urma is a daughter of Penninghame Trooper and out of Urma of Fingland.

First prize ticket winner, Newhouse Brownie, sold for 1650gns for N and BM Ireland, Newhouse, Drigg, Holmrook, Carlisle. This two-year-old is sired by Top of Kilnstown and out of Brownie 109 of Miefield, which goes back to Brownie 89 of Miefield. She ran with a whitebred Shorthorn this Autumn and went home with Messrs Wallace, Ninebanks, Hexham, Northumberland.

Just behind on the 1620gns price tag was the best from Messrs Wallace, Over Barskeoch, Dalry, Castle Douglas, as she sold across the water to Northern Ireland with Messrs Douglas, Castle Derg, Co Tyrone. The-two-year-old bulling heifer, Biddy of Over Barskeoch, is a daughter of Penninghame Windfall and out of Lottie N of Over Barskeoch, which goes back to Lottie JX of Over Barskeoch.

The whitebred Shorthorn cattle peaked at 1500gns for Ballyvaddy Odinof from T and K Madden, Ballyvaddy, Glencloy, Ballymeno, Northern Ireland. The overall champion in the pre-sale show went home with Northern Irish breeder, Messrs Douglas, Castle Derg, Co Tyrone. The two-year-old is a son of Longley Talisman and out of Hole-Of-Lyne Weigela 2, which is sired by Hole-Of-Lyne Tommy 2.

Hole-Of-Lyne Shona 10 took the top price among the whitebred Shorthorn females at 1100gns for R and D Telford, Holmehead, Roadhead, Carlisle, Cumbria. The reserve female champion is a daughter of Hole-Of-Lyne Duke, out of Hole-Of-Lyne Shona 4 and headed with Hollow Green, Raisbeck, Penrith, Cumbria.

Also forward was the dispersal of the Stonehouse herd, from SJ and M Richardson and Son, HighRow, Lupton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, which sold to 2100gns.

Their sale leader, High Creoch Twinkle, went home to North Devon with Messrs Bowden, Lynton. This five-year-old cow sold with her third June born calf at foot, Stonehouse Twinkle, which is sired by Stonehouse Oregon. High Creoch Twinkle is a daughter of Bloch Esk and out of Hole-Of-Lyne Twinkle.

Minutes before this saw another cow and calf outfit sell for 2000gns to the same home. Barlaes Heather Bell 3 had her sixth April-born calf, Stonehouse Heather Bell 5, at foot which is sired by Stonehouse Oregon. The eight-year-old, Barlaes Heather Bell 3, is sired by High Creoch Fanfare and out of Barlaes Heather Bell 2.