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Ebbolas
Ebbolas females are balanced and consistent breeders and from this family has come the 17,000gns reserve intermediate Stirling champion (Feb 2014) Hallington Edition M362 sold to Andrew, Hodge, Rulsemains; the 8500gns Hallington Endeavour G136 who was sold to AI Services NI and the 12,000gns Hallington Evolution K281 sold to Messrs Henderson for their Culrain herd. A grandson of Ebbolas C661, Hallington Evo L333, has also sold privately to the Haughton herd of Whittaker and Co Farms.

Hallington Edition

Hallington Edition M362

Hallington Evolution K281

Hallington Evolution K281

 

Jayne-Erica

Again from Blelack breeding, the Jayne Erica family is a known bull breeding line and originates from the powerful cow, Blelack Jayne Erica C733. Her best daughter in the herd is Hallington Jayne Erica E090 who bred the 2008 Carlisle champion Hallington Julius Eric L314, a Netherallan Peter Pershore E052 son sold to Schivas Estate for 8000gns and Hallington Jay Eric K265, who won his class at the Winter National Show in 2010, before being sold privately.

In February 2014, another son of Hallington Jayne Erica E090, Hallington Justice Eric M378, sold for 10,000gns to the Harcus family, Orkney.

Hallington Justice Eric

Hallington Justice Eric M378

Hallington Julius Erc L314

Hallington Julius Eric L314

princess

This line goes back to Blelack Princess C779 and has bred big, powerful cows with great breed character.

From this family has come the 5800gns Hallington Prelude M346, the fourth highest priced bull on the day, as well as the 2013 yearling show bull Hallington Picasso M348, a Peter Pershore son out of Hallington Princess J218 who has been flushed as a heifer.

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Hallington Princess J218 (By Hallington Knight F123)

Wistaria

Yet another solid breeding line that originates from the Blelack Blacksmith Y291 daughter Blelack Wistaria C664, who was the dam of the 2008 Carlisle champion and 10,000gns Hallington Walter F118, sold to the Mosston Muir herd.

Hallington Walter

Hallington Walter

Hallington Wistaria H188 (By Hallington Knight F123 out of Blelack Wistria C664).

Hallington Wistaria H188 (By Hallington Knight F123 out of Blelack Wistria C664).

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picasso

A half share in the January 2012-born Hallington Picasso M348 has been sold in a private five figure deal to Whittaker and Co Farms, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, for use in their Haughton herd.

Picasso has been shown successfully this summer, culminating in a reserve male championship at Northumberland Show, the reserve native championship at Cumberland Show and a third place at the Royal Highland Show.

He is by the proven sire Netherallan Peter Pershore E052 and is out of the Hallington Knight F123 daughter Hallington Princess J218, one of the best breeding lines in the herd.

As well as his exceptional pedigree, Picasso carries a strong set of performance data, including a Terminal Index of +47, a Self Replacing Index of +60 and a milk figure of +21.

Semen available £15/straw + £40 royalty.

Hallington Picasso

Hallington Picasso

figo

Figo has been used successfully in the early years through AI and has produced the 850gns Hallington Endeavour G136. He has also sired a number of bulls which have been sold privately to commercial customers. Also in the herd is a daughter out of the Ebolass family.

prince

Prince Consort has bred well for us leaving excellent females in the herd. He is also the sire of the 10,000gns Hallington Walter F118, who was sold to tom Rennie for his Mosston Muir herd having stood champion at Carlisle in 2008.

knight

Knight was the result of an embryo purchased from Eggs-Port and is by Aberan DMM Decision 26H and is out of Willabar Karama 13Z. He has worked well in the herd and is the sire of many of our best cows in the herd today.

Typical Knight daughter, Hallington Wistaria H188

Typical Knight daughter, Hallington Wistaria H188

defiance
Used as AI, Definance has clicked well with certain cows in the herd and is the sire of the 12,000gns Hallington Evolution K281.
proud-jake

Proud Jake has been used through AI having been impressed with him in the flesh. With the exception of a young Wistaria heifer calf, he has tended to produce bulls for us and have many good bulls on the ground that will be for sale in the spring next year.

Two bulls by him sold in Stirling in February 2014, resulting in a personal best for the Hallington Angus herd. Hallington Edition M362 took the reserve intermediate championship and sold for 17,000gns to Andrew Hodge, Rulesmains and then Hallington Justice Eric M378 sold for 10,000gns to the Harcus family, Orkney.

Hallington Edition

Hallington Edition M362

Proud Jake calf at foot of Blelack Lady Heather G803

Proud Jake calf at foot of Blelack Lady Heather G803

 peter

Peter Pershore is fast proving himself as one of the most consistent breeders of all time. He has worked well in the herd on Blelack-bred cows. He tends to clean up some cows leaving little waste on the progeny.

jenson

This Peter Pershore son is out of one of the best females we purchased privately from the Massie family, Blelack Jubilee Erica G739, when she was bought at the foot of her mother Jubilee Erica D889.

Hallington Jenson Eric

Hallington Jenson Eric

Hallington Jenson Eric L307 bull calf

Hallington Jenson Eric L307 bull calf

Jenson Eric heifer calf Jane Erica N413

Jenson Eric heifer calf Jane Erica N413