Backer coaxes a couple of recent additions - young belted Galloway
beef cows - toward him.
The farm is dedicated to the promotion and propagation of two endangered species, Belted Galloway
cattle and Jacob sheep.
Last night, Myrna Corrie, of the Belted Galloway
Cattle Society, said: "I had no idea she was worth so much.
Heifers: British Blue PS475 Kinkry Hill Farm, PS460 Crosby Lodge, PS455 (x2), PS430 Smalmstown Farm, PS360 Harrington Ling Farm, PS315 Clarks Farm, PS295 Gaitsgill Hall Farm, PS290 Blackdyke Farm, PS290 Mainhill Farm, PS290 East Scales, Limousin PS475 (x2) Plumbland Farm, PS390, PS365 (x2) Hesket House, PS375 Clarks Farm, PS345 Dykehead, PS335 Grains Farm, PS325 Gaitsgill Hall Farm, PS325 Longbridgemuir, Simmental PS410 Whitelaird, Hereford PS370 (x3) Castle Farm, Aberdeen Angus PS250 The Bramery, PS205 Cockleybank, PS200 Keysmount, Belted Galloway
The 700lb Belted Galloway
was tranquilised by welfare workers and then hauled up the rocks by a 30-strong team of volunteers.
Montbeliarde PS1203, PS1137, PS1081 Lowther Low Moor Holstein Friesian PS1091, PS1062, PS954, PS924 Durdar House, PS910 Blackrigg, PS908 Old Town Farm British Friesian PS1041, PS966, PS918 Hillhead, PS914 Jerriestown Aberdeen Angus PS1037 Lowther Low Moor Leading prices per kilo: Limousin 218p Greenhill Farm, 212p, 200p Kelbarrow, 209p Fellside Farm, 207p Glenzierfoot Farm, Parthenais 217p Green Hill Farm, British Blue 199p Kiln Close Farm, 187p Justicetown Farm, Aberdeen Angus 192p Lowther Low Moor Montbeliarde 181p, 163p Lowther Low Moor British Friesian 172p Jerriestown, 159p Westgarth Hill Galloway 175p Old Rectory Holstein Friesian 167p, 164p Jerriestown, 153p High Aketon, 152p Durdar House Belted Galloway
164p Old Rectory.
Most everyone is aware of the Belted Galloway
breed of cattle, often referred to as the "oreo cookie" breed, which has a white band around its midsection.
Steers: British Blue PS915, PS800 (x2) Oakghyll Farm, PS860 (x2) Rockcliffe Cross Farm, Holstein Friesian PS895 Brocklerigg, PS870, PS555 Edenbanks, PS685 (x2), PS570 (x3) Croft Ends Farm, Charolais PS885 The Coach House, Simmental PS885 The Coach House, Aberdeen Angus PS800 (x7) Kilfillan, PS755 Brocklerigg, Hereford PS780 New Haggerston Ayrshire PS570 Croft Ends, Friesian PS525 Kilfillan, Holstein PS685 (x2), PS570 Croft Ends, PS555 Edenbanks, Belted Galloway
PS655 (x2) Mark Farm.
And in the beautiful Usk Valley, cattle enthusiast Jane Smith keeps 58 rare breed Belted Galloway
whilst indulging her interests as secretary of the Belted Galloway
SSPCA officials insisted last night that every effort would still be made to rescue the 700lb Belted Galloway
A temporary farmyard will be set up in the festival's Village Green area, with miniature Shetland ponies, miniature and standard donkeys, sheep, Irish Moiled or Belted Galloway
calves, African Pygmy and Anglo-Nubian goats, Brahma chickens, pet lambs and kids, ducks and geese and bantam hens.
European markets are calling for all British cattle (including all those rare breeds--British White, Belted Galloway
, Highland, etc.