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18/07/2018

NSA Malvern

23/07/2018

Royal Welsh Show

28/07/2018

Penrith Show

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Robert offers a wide range of photography and video services covering livestock, horses and commercial subjects. If you would like any work carried out please contact me for a quote. If you wish to order photographs please contact me by e-mail or telephone.

10/11/2012
New Breeders take Whitebred Shorthorns to 7,000gns
On Friday 9th November 2012, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with 4 bulls and 10 females forward for sale.

The judge, Margaret Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry awarded the Championship to Blackburn Twinkle, an April 2011 heifer bred and exhibited by Gordon Jackson, Blackburn, Newcastleton. Sired by Lochdochart Nemo out of a Milnholm bred cow, with Glendearg and Raeburnfoot featuring in the pedigree. Twinkle attracted spirited bidding and was finally knocked down at 7,000gns. she travels to Tenby in Pembrokeshire with new breeder Mr Archer, who also invested 1,800gns for Longley Beauty 61st also an April 2011 heifer from Breed Chairman Adrian Wheelwright, Longley, Forres. Beauty is sired by Blackburn Monty out of a homebred cow.

Blackburn Twinkle

Four females from Keith Laurie, Snowdon Close, Gilsland attracted much interest with the first into the ring, Corrie Diamond a May 2010 incalf heifer, sired by the homebred bull Corrie Reiver selling for 2.600gns to Messrs Murray, Sewingshields, Haydon Bridge. 

Corrie Marilyn 27th a July 2011 heifer sired by Burnedge Knight realised 1,450gns and writing this cheque was Jim Ions, High Thorneyburn, Falstone.

Corrie Marilyn 26th sired by Murtholm Parky was sold at 1,400gns to new breeder Gareth Davies, Penderyn, Mid Glamorgan, who also took Corry Ruby 9th, sired by Murtholm Parky at 900gns.

In the bull section, a 6 month old calf from Messrs Kyle, Spoutbank, Walton made 1,000gns. Spoutbank Colonel, sired by Blackburn Captain he travels to Barrhill, Girvan with Mr Redman.

The Reserve Champion rosette was awarded to Longley Quartz, an April 2012 bull bred and exhibited by Adrian Wheelwright, sired by Blackburn Monty, Quartz failed to reach his reserve and left the ring unsold.

Second prize bull Parton Contender, a January 2011 bull sired by Barlaes Dictator shown by Messrs Hewson, Burgh Head Farm, Burgh By Sands failed to reach its reserve price in the ring but was later sold  and finds a new home with Mr Temple at Ulpha, Broughton in Furness.

Included in the sale was a dispersal from Messrs Hunt, Milburn House, Bowscar, their  stock bull High Creoch Gardian  was purchased by Mr McMenamin and travels over the water to County Tyrone together with Cerridwen White Magic  who sold with her unregisted bull calf at foot  for 600gns. Cerridwen Black Magic an October 2011 heifer sired by High Creoch Gardian was purchased by  a telephone bid and finds her new home with Mrs Karen Wall in Cornwall.

Updates

02/10/2017

Live streaming now available

We have entered into a partnership with Johnston media and can now offer professional live streaming of events - please contact Johnston media email (johnstonmedia@mac.com) and quote reference RSlivestreaming with your enquiry
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30/09/2016

Check out the event diary for events we will be attending


02/05/2016

A busy May

May 2016 will be a busy month - with Limousin and Charolais shows and sales at Carlisle, Balmoral and Northumberland Show and NBA Beef Expo at Bakewell

22/02/2015

Fantastic photographer - Jennifer O'Sullivan

Take a look at these fantastic photographs on Flickr from Jennifer O'Sullivan
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13/02/2015

Bull Sales (busy few days)

We have a busy few days coming up - Friday 13th and Saturday 14th February Limousins at Carlisle - Monday 16th Simmental at Stirling - Tuesday 17th Charolais at Stirling - Also NCC at Lockerbie on Saturday 14th February

20/01/2015

Wedding Videos and Photographs

We now offer packages for weddings - Video only - Photographs only - or Videos and photographs - please contact us for more details - Mobile 07961901901 - e-mail robertsmith677@btinternet.com

19/01/2015

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who has supported us in 2014 - we look forward to working with everyone in 2015 our diary is nearly full with all clients retained and some new ones added.

15/01/2015

You Tube Channel

Check out our you tube channel
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24/10/2014

Friday October 24th 2014

Busy weekend ahead taking photos - @Matfen Hall Golf Club presentation evening tonight and @Longtown Mart at 9.00 am Saturday morning for prize store cattle show then later @Borderesk Beltex for Beltex sheep breeders farm visit - Sunday at Inglewood edge for another Beltex breeders flock visit and Monday @Darlington Mart for prize store cattle show ?#?lovemywork

02/08/2014

Gilsland Show 100 year anniversary

We are producing a 100 year anniversary DVD for Gilsland Show this year 2014 - please visit the show website to view purchase details
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