Brockhurst Oriana, a two-year-old heifer from Lincolnshire breeders, Phil and Sharon Sellers attracted the lead price of 6700gns amongst at the Limousin Society's female sale staged the evening before the bull sale at Carlisle.

The heifer, a twin to a female, bred by Bucks breeder, Doug Mash, is out of the Wilodge Vantastic daughter, Brockhurst Lucy – the 2018 Scottish Limousin Grand Prix champion bred from the prolific show cow, Brockhurst Bolshoi. She is by Hafodlas Domino, and sold to Andrew Ewing, Annan, buying on behalf of a client.

Just behind on 6000gns, Willie Barron, Morrow Edge, Burnhope, Durham, sold Barrons Polo, a 13-month-old heifer to Messrs Wilson, Wreay, Carlisle. The breeding behind this youngster includes the Mereside Godolphin son, Barrons Major, onto the Waindale UFO daughter, Sarkley Floss.

Another similarly aged heifer from the same home and by the same sire, made 5000gns, selling to Andrew Waugh, Kilnstown Farms, Roweltown, Carlisle. She is out of the Loosebeare Fantastic-sired Barrons Jambie.

The dispersal of Mark Phillips' Newmark herd from Springholm, Castle Douglas peaked at 4800gns for a cow purchased by Messrs Smyth, Banbridge, Co Down. The cow, Homebyres Gina, a 2011-born sixth calver by Homebyres Vanhee, bred by John Logan, is out of Homebyres Christina and sold to the Quick brothers buying for their Loosebeare herd from Devon.

Her heifer calf, Homebyres Pina, made 2300gns selling to Messrs Ward, Frome, Somerset.

Averages: 35 collective females, £2457.00; eight Newmark females, £3176.25.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.