Stirling Multi-breed Sale - 6th May 2019

Judging the Stirling Multi-breed pre-sale show was Mr James Wightman of the Coxhill herd.

JUDGE - JAMES WIGHTMAN

JUDGE - JAMES WIGHTMAN

 

Topping the male trade on the day at 8,500gns was the Reserve Overall Champion, JAW INSTAGRAM 17, bred by John Maxwell, Jaw Farm, Fintry, Glasgow, G63 0XG. A WOODHALL FERRARI 14 son, out of a TILLYMAUD KATHY 27TH daughter, he was purchased by CMR Soutar, Arbroath, Angus. (Peasiehill)

JAW INSTAGRAM 17

JAW INSTAGRAM 17

 Second top price, selling for 6,000 gns was FINLARG IVAN 17, bred by Kate and Alan McNee, Over Finlarg Farm, Tealing, DUNDEE. DD4 0QE. A TEAM DRAMBUIE 12 son, out of a TEAM CLOVER 5 daughter, he was purchased by Islay Estates, Isle of Islay.


FINLARG IVAN 17

FINLARG IVAN 17

 

Three bulls secured 5,200gns. Up first was DRUMSLEED INVERAWE 17, bred by Mr GW Smith, Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, AB30 1SL. A HAYSTAR CRACKER 11 son out of a HOCKENHULL GIRLIE 13TH daughter, he was purchased by John Drummond, Craigie, Kilmarnock. (Townend)

DRUMSLEED INVERAWE 17

DRUMSLEED INVERAWE 17

 

The second to secure 5,200 gns was ISLAVALE IMMORTAL 17, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A CURAHHEN BANDIT son out of an ISLAVALE HOLLY 2ND daughter, he was sold to J Coventry and son, Angus.

ISLAVALE IMMORTAL 17

ISLAVALE IMMORTAL 17

 The third bull to go under the hammer at this price was CORSKIE INFLUENCE 17, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7NN. A DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 son out of a CORSKIE BLUME daughter, he was sold to J Duff and Son, Brechin, Angus.

CORSKIE INFLUENCE 17

CORSKIE INFLUENCE 17

 

Next at 5,000 gns was CRUDIE INVICTUS 17, bred by Mr H Brunton, Crudie Farm, Arbroath, Angus DD11 2NR.

A DRUMLONE FABULOUS 14 son out of a DELFUR WEIGELA V44 daughter, he was purchased by JA Baxter, Gardenstown, Banff.

CRUDIE INVICTUS 17

CRUDIE INVICTUS 17

 

Two bulls sold to 4,800 gns – first was CORSKIE INSECT 17, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7NN. A DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 son out of a CORSKIE BLARNEY 2161 daughter, he sold to W & W Dawson and Sons, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. (Whinbrae)

CORSKIE INSECT 17

CORSKIE INSECT 17

 

The second to sell at this price was ISLAVALE IZARD 17. Bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN, he is an ATLOW DIXON 12 EX91 son out of an ISLAVALE BLOOM EX93 daughter, and is on his way to A Sharp & Sons, Alford, Aberdeenshire.

ISLAVALE IZARD 17

ISLAVALE IZARD 17

 

There were two bulls selling to 4,500 gns. First was KEELDRUM ILLUSIVE 17, bred by Mr D Lowry, Newsteadings Farm, Cartland, Lanark. ML11 7RB. A COOSE EMPEROR son out of a BAKKELY PRISCILLA daughter, he was purchased by Gillian Bignal, Bridgend, Isle of Islay.

 Next at the same price was the pre-sale champion, DUNMORE ICEMAN 17, bred by J & E Aitken, Overton Farm, Fintry, Glasgow. G63 0YH. A KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 son out of a CRACKLEY CADETTE 77N daughter, he was sold to A Biffen, Ellon, Aberdeenshire.


DUNMORE ICEMAN 17

DUNMORE ICEMAN 17

 

Bulls met an 83% clearance, with 29 bulls selling to average £4439 (+186).

 

 

Worcester Sale - 4th May 2019


 

Judging the Worcester pre-sale show was Mr Rob Hewlett, Boddington, Cheltenham.

MR ROB HEWLETT - JUDGE

MR ROB HEWLETT - JUDGE

 

Topping the male trade on the day at 8,400gns was LOPEMEDE IDAHO 17 (PP), bred by J Rixon Ltd, Thame.  A KLITGARDENS EMIL (PP) son, out of a LOPEMEDE KEMPTON 2ND daughter, this sale-only bull was purchased by Mr Patmore, Saffron Waldon (Norman)

LOPEMEDE IDAHO 17

LOPEMEDE IDAHO 17

 

Second top price, selling for 6,800 gns was CWARRE IDAHO 17, bred by Richard James Cummings, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen. This DENIZES COLUMBO 11 son out of a CELTIC NICOLA daughter, was  purchased by CM Mercer, Leominster (Bowley)

CWARRE IDAHO 17

CWARRE IDAHO 17

 

Third and fourth highest prices came from the same stable, both bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth. TR11 5QB. Third was BOSAHAN ILIAD 17. A SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 son out of a STERLING JOSIE’S NOONTIME daughter, he was sold for 4500 gns and was purchased by PL Heard, Okehampton.

BOSAHAN ILIAD 17

BOSAHAN ILIAD 17

 

Fourth was BOSAHAN INFINITY 17 (P), a HEATHBROW FREDDIE STAR 14 (P) son out of a BOSAHAN ALESHA daughter, he sold for 4,300 gns to CM Mercer, Leominster (Bowley)

BOSAHAN INFINITY 17

BOSAHAN INFINITY 17

 

Next, and selling for 4,200 gns was STORERSMITH INFRARED 17, bred by R & L Storer-Smith, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. A WOODHALL FERRARI 14 son out of a SCARTHINGWELL VANITY daughter, he was purchased by Mr R Davies, Penlanlwyd, Llangammarch.

 Topping the Female trade at 3,400 gns was RAVENSDALE OLIVE 16TH, bred by Mr MKD Hind, Wadhurst, Essex. Sired by HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 and out of a RAVENSDALE OLIVE (P) daughter, she was purchased by Mr B Harding, Denham, Buckinghamshire (Hallway).

RAVENSDALE OLIVE 16TH

RAVENSDALE OLIVE 16TH

 

Second top price female was the pre-show Female and Overall Champion, MIDHOPE IMPRESSIVE, bred by Mr WJ Hollingsworth, Midhopestones, Sheffield. Sired by WOODHALL EVERHART 13, and out of a MIDHOPE THELMA 2ND daughter, she sold for 3,200 gns to C Fovargue, Coalville, Leicestershire (Edroda)

MIDHOPE IMPRESSIVE

MIDHOPE IMPRESSIVE

Bulls met an 85% clearance, with 16 bulls selling to average £4010

 

 

Carlisle Spring Sale – 12th April 2019

Judging the Carlisle spring sale at Harrison and Hetherington, was David Loftus from the Blackpool herd, Mount Farm, Singleton, Blackpool. FY6 8LG.

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Topping the trade on the day at 4,000 gns was lot 10, the Male and Overall Champion, DENIZES INVICTUS 17, bred by MA Barlow, Four Oaks, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 8LT. A DERRYCALLAGHAN ERNEST 17 EX92 son out of a DENIZES HANNADANTE 3rd daughter, she was sold to a buyer from Kelso.

MALE AND OVERALL CHAMPION, DENIZES INVICTUS 17

MALE AND OVERALL CHAMPION, DENIZES INVICTUS 17

 Joint second-highest price, selling for 3,000 gns was lot number 8, CASTLEWIGG IFAN 17, bred by Frank Gwynne, Castlewigg Farm, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 8DP. This STERLING EMPIRE 13 son out of a CHESTERMANN BRANDY STELLA daughter was sold to a buyer in Glenluce, Wigtown.

CASTLEWIGG IFAN 17

CASTLEWIGG IFAN 17

Achieving the same price of 3,000 gns was lot 16, CORSKIE INGENUITY 17, bred by WJ and J Green, Corskie Farm, Garmouth, Moray IV32 7NN. An AUCHORACHAN FARMER 14 son out of a CORSKIE CREAM daughter, he sold to a breeder in Lockerbie.

CORSKIE INGENUITY 17

CORSKIE INGENUITY 17

 Next at 2800 gns, and from the same stable, was lot number 11, CORSKIE I’M A PLAYER 17. This DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 son, out of a CORSKIE REASON daughter was purchased by a buyer in Orkney.

 Selling at 2,700 gns was lot 1, KEELDRUM IMPERATOR 17, a PERRYWOOD FEARLESS 14 (ET) son out of a KEELDRUM TZIGANE W3 daughter. Bred by Mr D Lowry, Cartland, Lanarkshire ML11 7RB, he was purchased by Mr Vaughan, Brampton, Cumbria for his Dovecote herd.

 At 2,400 gns was lot 2, MANOR PARK IDYLL 17, bred by Mr DC Houldey, Waterbeck, Lockerbie DG11 3HD. A KILBRIDE FARM FOREMAN 14 son out of a MONOR PARK ROWENA daughter, he sold to a buyer in Tyne and Wear.

 Female and reserve overall champion was lot 22, BLAKEWELL DAWN’S ISOBEL, bred by I & M Steele, Easington, Hull. HU12 0TY. She was sold for 1365 gns to a buyer in Aberdeenshire.

BLAKEWELL DAWN’S ISOBEL

BLAKEWELL DAWN’S ISOBEL

8 bulls sold to an average of £2926.88

6 heifers to an average of £1365.00

Dungannon Sale, 29th March 2019

Cow and calf leads Dungannon

Simmental sale at 4,200gns

Bulls to 3,300gns and 3,200gns as average climbs by £248

A cow with heifer calf at foot claimed the top price of 4,200gns at the British Simmental Cattle Society’s show and sale, held at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart.

The September 2012 Castlemount Modesty was bred by Duncan McDowell from Newtownards. Sired by Arkmill Franklyn, she is a daughter of the Omorga Volvo-bred Slievenagh Belle 10. Her five-week-old heifer calf is by the Auroch Bullet son Seafort Gill. This attractive outfit caught attention from a number of pedigree breeders, and was secured by Chris Traynor for his Kilmore Herd based at Armagh.

Bull trade peaked at 3,300gns, paid to Billy Robson OBE, and sons Michael and Norman, Doagh, Ballyclare, for the male and supreme overall champion Kilbride Farm Impact TSI+94 SRI+96. Born in August 2017 he is by herd sire Crugmelyn Brenin, and out of the Cairnview Snazzy daughter Kilbride Farm Fanni 33E. In the breed’s top 10% for eye muscle area +4.9, he was snapped up by John Hawthorne from Mowhan, County Armagh.

MALE AND SUPREME CHAMPION, KILBRIDE FARM IMPACT 17

MALE AND SUPREME CHAMPION, KILBRIDE FARM IMPACT 17

The pre-sale show was judged by Orkney suckler herd owner Terry Coghill and sponsored by Irwins Feed. Mr Coghill, who runs 130 commercial cows said there were some nice bulls at the top end of each class. “The overall champion is a strong and powerful bull with good conformation.”

JUDGE TERRY COGHILL, ORKNEY.

JUDGE TERRY COGHILL, ORKNEY.

Second highest price of the day 3,200gns was paid to Nigel Glasgow, Cookstown, for the first prize winning Bridgewater Farm Jezza TSI+79 SRI+90. This January 2018 born entry is by the 2014 and 2015 Balmoral Show champion Dermotstown Delboy, and out of a home-bred Samark Superman daughter. Ranked in the top 5% for calving ease +7.0, and top 10% for eye muscle area +4.8, and milk +9, he sold to WE Carson from Downpatrick, County Down.

BRIDGEWATER FARM JEZZA 18

BRIDGEWATER FARM JEZZA 18

Nigel Glasgow had a memorable day at the Dungannon saleyard, also securing the reserve male and reserve supreme championship titles with Bridgewater Farm Isaiah TSI+48 SRI+65. Another by Dermotstown Delboy, he was born in September 2017, and is out of the Curaheen Apostle daughter Bridgewater Farm Kay. Described by Terry Coghill as a nice stylish bull with good shape, he sold for 2,900gns to Owen Kelly from Dromara, County Down.

BRIDGEWATER FARM ISAIAH 17

BRIDGEWATER FARM ISAIAH 17

Next best at 2,700gns was the third placed Derrycallaghan Ironman ET TSI+75 SRI+83 bred from Harold Stubbs, and grandson Alan Burleigh, Lisnaskea. This October 2017 Samark Superman son is bred from the Popes Laird daughter Corskie Vesna. Buyer was D Rooney from Newry, County Down.

DERRYCALLAGHAN IRONMAN 17

DERRYCALLAGHAN IRONMAN 17

Auctioneer Trevor Wylie reported that 7 bulls sold to average £2,760 per head – an increase of £248 on this time last year; and 12 females changed hands to level at £1,942.30 each.

Leading the collective female entry at 2,500gns was the Robson family’s female champion Kilbride Farm Eunice 2371. This two-year-old heifer is by Corskie Damario, and is out of a home-bred dam by Crugmelyn Brenin. Scanned in-calf to Sneumgaard Imperator, she joins Alan and Ann Kennedy’s Lurgill Herd at Upper Ballinderry near Lisburn.

FEMALE CHAMPION, KILBRIDE FARM EUNICE 237I

FEMALE CHAMPION, KILBRIDE FARM EUNICE 237I

Next best at 2,200gns was the June 2017 born Knockreagh Ivory bred by NI Simmental Cattle Breeders’ Club chairman Conrad Fegan, and father Val, from Rostrevor. Sired by Popes Barclay, she is bred from the Kilbride Farm Bantry daughter Omorga Fionnula 13. Buyer was William Ferguson for his Sperrin View Herd, Stewartstown.

Claiming the reserve female championship was the January 2018 Rehall Jane bred by William and Keith Stubbs, Irvinestown. This polled heifer was sired by Losning Iver, and is bred from the Omorga Regan daughter Rehall Elizabeth. She joins the County Fermanagh based Drumbulcan Herd at 1,800gns.

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION, REHALL JANE

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION, REHALL JANE

A draft offering from Andrew Hanna’s Stralongford Herd, Trillick, peaked at 1,700gns, realised by the November 2016 Stralongford Hyacinth. Sired by Ashland Brandy, she is out of a home-bred dam by Seaview Lazer. This one is in-calf to Popes Barclay.

Results from the judging ring:

Bull, born between 29/07/17 and 19/08/17 – 1, male and supreme champion, WH Robson and Sons, Kilbride Farm Impact by Crugmelyn Brenin; 2, WH Robson and Sons, Kilbride Farm Iran by Crugmelyn Brenin; 3, Sean and Niall Ward, Gullionview Innocent by Anatrim Bodybuilder.

Bull, born between 12/09/17 and 17/04/17 – 1, reserve male and reserve supreme champion, Nigel Glasgow, Bridgewater Farm Isaiah by Dermotstown Delboy; 2, William and Keith Stubbs, Rehall Inspector by Kilbride Farm Delboy; 3, Harold Stubbs and Alan Burleigh, Derrycallaghan Ironman ET by Samark Superman.

Bull, born between 06/12/17 and 31/01/18 – 1, Leslie and Christopher Weatherup, Lisglass Iniesta by Ranfurly Confederate; 2, Joe Campbell, Camus Joe by Dermotstown Delboy.

Bull, born between 04/02/18 and 2/02/18 – 1, Nigel Glasgow, Bridgewater Farm Jezza by Dermotstown Delboy; 2, Andrew Clarke, Breaghey Jacomo by Wroxall Cocker Leeky Soup.

Female, born between 07/03/17 and 19/09/17 – 1, and female champion, WH Robson and Sons, Kilbride Farm Eunice 2371 by Corskie Damario; 2, Leslie and Christopher Weatherup, Lisglass Ivy Rose by Ranfurly Confederate; 3, Leslie and Christopher Weatherup, Lisglass Imani by Omorga Volvo.

Female, born between 02/10/17 and 29/01/18 – 1,  and reserve female champion, William and Keith Stubbs, Rehall Jane by Losning Iver; 2, William and Keith Stubbs, Rehall Jewel by Losning Iver.

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Newark Sale, 23rd March 2019

Newark Spring Sale – 23rd March 2019 – Sale report

Judging the Newark spring sale at Newark Livestock Market, was Daffyd Jones from Maesllymystyn, Foel, Welshpool, Powys.

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Topping the trade on the day at 4,300 gns was lot 19, the Female and Overall Champion, MIDHOPE I AM THE BEST, bred by WJ Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestone, Sheffield. S36 4GW. A WOODHALL ELLISON 13 daughter out of a MIDHOPE ETTIE daughter, she was purchased by Mr SW Smith, Ufton Fields Farm, Oakerthorpe, Alfreton, DE55 7LQ.

MIDHOPE I AM THE BEST

MIDHOPE I AM THE BEST

Second-highest female price, selling for 2,600 gns was lot number 14, LOPEMEDE WHEAT EAR 4, bred by J Rixon Ltd, Lopemede Farm, Thame OX9 3SH, and exhibited by Nigel Darling, Long Meadow Barn, Intwood, Norwich NR4 6TQ. Sold with her six-month-old heifer calf at foot, this HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD daughter out of an OAKHILL NELLY 10th daughter was purchased by CF Parker, Newsham Grange, Little Newsham, Darlington DL2 3QW.

Next, at 2,200 gns was lot number 16, BLUE CEDAR ECHO, bred by Nigel Darling, Long Meadow Barn, Intwood, Norwich NR4 6TQ. This WROXALL ABACUS 09 daughter out of a LOPEMEDE SANDRA 2 daughter was also sold with a heifer calf at foot, to a buyer in Chesterfield.

Achieving the same price of 2,200 gns was lot 22, BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA 11th, bred by CJG Clarke and Partners, Villa Farm, Otley, IP6 9PB. A CORSKIE FREDDY 14 daughter out of a BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA daughter, she sold to PA Cade, Paddock Farm, Buckden, PE19 5UW.

 Top price for bulls of 2,800 gns was shared by two animals. First was lot 9, HEATHBROW INFAMOUS 17, bred by DA & LA Sapsed, High Heath Farm, Codicote, Hitchin, SG4 8SZ. A HEATHBROW GRAND SLAM 15 son out of a HOCKENHULL GIRLIE 13th daughter to a buyer in Horncastle

HEATHBROW INFAMOUS 17

HEATHBROW INFAMOUS 17

Also selling at 2,800 gns was lot 11, BURGHBRIDGE ISAIAH 17, a CORSKIE FREDDY 17 son out of a BURGHBRIDGE FAUNA daughter. Bred by CJG Clarke and Partners, Villa Farm, Otley, IP6 9PB, he was purchased by a buyer in Hogsthorpe.

BURGHBRIDGE ISAIAH 17

BURGHBRIDGE ISAIAH 17

Aberdeen and Northern Marts Spring Sale 27th February 2019

Aberdeen and Northern Marts Spring Sale – 27th February 2019 – Sale report

Judging the Aberdeen and Northern Mart spring sale at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, was Bob Adams from Newhouse Glamis, Forfar, Angus.


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Topping the trade on the day at 6,000 gns was lot 57, TILLYEVE INVINCIBLE 17, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6SJ. A WOODHALL ELLISON 13 son out of a CURAHEEN APOSTLE daughter, he was purchased by Mr G D Wilson, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

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The pre-sale champion, lot 51, sold for the second-highest price on the day of 5,500 gns. ISLAVALE IVAN 17, was bred by WS Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This ISLAVALE FRONTIER 14 son out of a CHESTERMANN VARNEY daughter was purchased by Messrs R & J Francis, Insch, Aberdeenshire.

 

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Next, at 5,200 gns was lot number 50, GLENLOSSIE ICEMAN 17, bred by M/S AD SUTHERLAND & SONS, Connachie, Ellas, Elgin, Moray, IV30 8TS. This OMORGA DENMAN 12 son out of a SAMARK THOR daughter was purchased by DM McCallum, Culbokie, Dingwall.

 

Lot 58, TILLYEVE INFINITY 17, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6SJ reached a selling price of 4,200 gns. Another WOODHALL ELLISON 13 son, and out of a KILBRIDE FARM VERNON daughter, sold to D Petrie & Son, Ballogie, Aboyne.

Stirling February Bull Sales - 17th & 18th February 2019

 

Stirling February Bull Sales 17th & 18th February 2019 – Sale Report

Judging the Stirling Spring pre-sale show was Mr Steven Sandison from Millburn Farm, Harray, Orkney.

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Topping the male trade on the day at 14,000gns was ISLAVALE ILLUSIVE 17, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. An ATLOW DIXON 12 EX 91 son, out of a CLONAGH A SUPER STAR daughter, purchased by HJ Warnock, Carrowdore, Co Down

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Second top price, also from the same stable, selling for 11,000gns was ISLAVALE INVINCIBLE 17. A CURAHEEN GIANT 2 son, out of a CURAHEEN BANDIT daughter, purchased by Seamus O’Kane, Drumquin, Co Tyrone

 

A further two bulls also secured 11,000gns. Up first was BLACKFORD ISLAND WARRIOR 17, bred by MR W G Macpherson (A Firm), Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 5PS. A BLACKFORD GALAXY 15 son and out of a BLACKFORD VALMER daughter. Purchased by D & G Manson & Sons, Brodieshill, Forres

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Up next to sell at 11,000gns, also from the same stable was BLACKFORD ISLAND ROCK 17. Also, a son of BLACKFORD GALAXY and out of a KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 EX 93 daughter, purchased by A & B Munro, Wellhouse, Beauly

 

4 went under the hammer at 10,000gns;

DENIZES IMPRESSIVE 17, bred by Mr M A Barlow, Four Oaks, Ulnes Walton Lane, Nr Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 8LT. A DENIZES FANTASTIC 14 son, out of an AUCHORACHAN WIZARD daughter sold for 10,000gns to JH Wood, Popes Farm, Preston

 

ISLAVALE INPUT 17, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. Another one of ATLOW DIXONS sons, out of a GLENTURK PREMIER daughter sold for 10,000gns to MJ & A Mill, Shawsmill, Cardenden

 

Next came INNERWICK IVOR 17, bred by Mr & Mrs L Moffat, Innerwick Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1SE. A son of CURAHEEN GOLD DIGGER, out of a PROMI (PP) daughter sold for 10,000gns to Delfur Farms, Dundurcas, Rothes

 

The last to secure 10,000gns was the Junior & Reserve overall champion, WOODHALL INSTINCT 17, bred by H&J Macaskill and exhibited by Geoff & Kate Anderson, Myreside Farm Cottage Myreside Farm, ElginMoray, IV30 5PE. A son of ISLAVALE FRONTIER 14 and out of a STEINADLER (PP) daughter, sold to Delfur Farms, Dundurcas, Rothes

 

The Overall male champion, ISLAVALE ISLANDER 17, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. Another son of CURAHEEN GIANT 2 and out of a POPES LAIRD daughter sold for 9000gns to GM Mitchell & Son, Fernie Mill, Fife

 

Reserve senior champion, WOLFSTAR IRN-BRU 17, bred by Mr A King, Wolfstar, Ormiston, East Lothian, EH35 5NH. A son of CURAHEEN BANDIT and out of a TEAM CELTIC 11 daughter sold at 8500gns to The Duke of Fife, Mains of Newhall, Stonehaven

 

PITMUDIE IMPERIAL 17, bred by Heather Duff, Pitmudie Farm, Menmuir, By Brechin, Angus, DD9 7UH. A HILTONSTOWN FERRARI 14 son, out of a MILNAFUA GRADUATE daughter sold for 8000gns to GM McFarland, Newton Stewart

 

Next to follow suit was WESTRIDGE INNOKO 17, bred by Mr & Mrs M Ward & Sons, West Mains Farm, Newbigging, Carnwath, Lanark Lanarkshire, ML11 8NB, a son of STERLING VIKING 2ND out of a GRANGEWOOD BARON 10 daughter, sold for 8000gns to JG Callum, Ashlea, Milton of Culloden

 

Topping the Female trade at 13,000gns was the Female Champion, STERLING FCUK IMPULS, bred by Boddington Estates Ltd and exhibited By Mr J Mcmillan, 1 Sacombe Green Road, Sacombe, WareHertfordshire, SG12 0JN. Sired by STERLING GINO 15 and out of a STERLING COTSWOLD 11 daughter, purchased by Backmuir Farm, Keith

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Second top price female was DENIZES FANCY THERESE 5TH and her heifer calf at foot, bred by Mr M A Barlow, Four Oaks, Ulnes Walton Lane, Nr Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 8LT. Sired by WHITEMIRE KING KONG and out of an ASHLAND TORNADO daughter, sold for 5000gns to D L & S Currie, Pinclanty, Pinmore, Ayr

Bulls met a 63% clearance, with 98 bulls selling to average £4975

32 females selling to average £2494.

 

 

Stirling October Bull Sales including the Dispersal of the Mendick herd on behalf of Mr J Dykes

Judging the Stirling Autumn pre-sale show was Mr Norman Robson from 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim

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Topping trade on the day at 16,000gns was Islavale Irish, bred by W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Curaheen Giant son out of a Clonagh A Super Star daughter. Purchased by Backmuir Livestock, Backmuir Farm, Keith, Banffshire   AB55 5PE.

Islavale Irish 17

Islavale Irish 17

 

Second top price on the day of 14,000gns was Rockytop Invader 17, bred by Gary & Angela Christie, Birchfield, Glass, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4XS. A son of Crugmelyn Brenin out of a Corskie Wham daughter he was purchased by J MacIver, Wester Coltfield, Forres, Moray IV36 0UB.

Rockytop Invader 17

Rockytop Invader 17

 

Also selling at the 2nd top price of 14,000gns was Saltire Impressive, bred by J & G Houliston, 10 Newmains, Drem, North Berwick, East Lothian EH39 5BL. A son of Woodhall Ferrari, out of a Saltire Arnie daughter, he was purchased by Noel Kilpatrick, 91 Dromore Road, Banbridge, County Down BT32 4EF.

Saltire Impressive 17

Saltire Impressive 17

 

Following on at 13,000gns was the Reserve Overall and Intermediate Champion Blackford Iolair, bred by Mr W G MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness IV2 5PS. A son of Kilbride Farm Doubleaction, out of a Kilbride Farm Strabane daughter. Purchased by Mr H Brunton, Crudie Farm, Arbroath, Angus DD11 2NR.

Blackford Iolair 17

Blackford Iolair 17

 

Two bulls then traded at 11,000gns, the first being Overall & Junior Champion Drumacritten Ian, bred by Mr W E Nelson & Mr G E Nelson, Drumacritten, Rosslea, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh BT92 7TU. A Dermotstown Delboy son, out of a Dripsey Super King daughter, he was sold to Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 6SJ.

Drumacritten Ian 17

Drumacritten Ian 17

 

Next at 11,000gns was the Reserve Junior Champion Islavale Imperial, bred by W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Curaheen Drifter son, out of a Popes Laird daughter sold to Backmuir Livestock, Backmuir Farm, Keith, Banffshire AB55 5PE.

Islavale Imperial 17

Islavale Imperial 17

 

Drumsleed Iceberg 17, bred by Mr G W Smith, Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire AB30 1SL. A son of Islavale Ferrari, out of an Hockenhull Matthew daughter he sold for 10,500gns to Balbirnie Home Farms, Pitillock Farm, Freuchie, Fife KY15 7JQ

Drumsleed Iceberg 17

Drumsleed Iceberg 17

 

Selling at 10,000gns was Scotland Hill Invader, bred by Mr Thomas Hill, 1 Mill Farm, Daw Lane, Wadworth, Doncaster DN11 9DX. This Glenturk Extra Special son out of a Popes Barclay daughter was purchased by Pitgaveny Farms, Pitgaveny, Elgin, Moray IV30 5PQ.

Scotland Hill Invader 17

Scotland Hill Invader 17

 

Three bulls then traded for 8500gns. Reserve Senior Champion Ranfurly Impeccable bred by Mr W D Hazelton, Cohannon House, 25 Bovean Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone BT71 6HR. A son of Raceview King, out of an Hillcrest Champion daughter sold to Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Rowan Farm, Lockton, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7NU.

Ranfurly Impeccable 17

Ranfurly Impeccable 17

 

Next at 8500gns was the Reserve Intermediate Champion Hiltonstown Irish, bred by Richard Rodgers, 13 Race Road, Portglenone, County Antrim BT44 8EP. A Dermotstown Delboy son, out of a Woodhall Premier daughter, purchased by Heather Duff, Pitmudie Farm, Menmuir, By Brechin, Angus DD9 7UH.

Hiltonstown Irish 17

Hiltonstown Irish 17

 

Again, at 8500gns was Islavale Innis, bred by W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. An Atlow Dixon son, out of a Curaheen Bandit daughter, he sold to J & J Marshall, Daleigh, Advie, Grantown on Spey, Morayshire PH26 3LP.

Islavale Innis 17

Islavale Innis 17

 

Female Champion was Broombrae Cathy I10, bred by Mr G L Clark, Broombrae Farm, Auchtermuchty, Cupar, Fife KY14 7EE. A daughter of Peasiehill Englebert, out of a Corskie Copper daughter. Sold for 3000gns to John Lathangie & Son, Pyeston, Markinch, Fife KY7 6LN.

Broombrae Cathy I10

Broombrae Cathy I10

 

Simmental bulls fetched a top of 16,000gns at Stirling, with 69 selling to average £6187 (+£467 on the year), a 79% clearance rate. Meanwhile, 20 females also sold, to level at £1751.

The Mendick herd dispersal saw a top price of 5200gns for Mendick Cara (P), a Thursford Viceroy daughter, out of a Dirnanean Paramount 2nd daughter , she sold with her heifer calf at foot to the McNees, Over Finlarg Farm, Tealing, Dundee  DD4 0QE.

Mendick Cara (P)

Mendick Cara (P)

 

 

Stirling May Sale report

The Stirling May Sale was held on Monday 7th May 2018 and the pre-sale show on the 6th May was judged by Mr Christopher Boyd of Slievenagh Farm, 78 Ballynafie Road, Portglenone, County Antrim BT44 8DQ

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Topping the day's trade at 6500gns was Kersknowe Heirloom 16, bred by Mr J Jeffrey, Kersknowe, Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 8AA. An Auchorachan Excalibur 13 son out of a Starline Apollo 09 daughter, he was purchased by Scottish Government Bull Stud, Longman House, 28 Longman Road, Inverness IV1 1SF

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Second top price at 6200gns was Islavale Handy 16, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Ranfurly Confederate son out of a Woodhall Walker daughter was sold to Aitken Bros, Riccarton Farm, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 6PH.

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Next top price at 5800gns was the Reserve Overall Champion Islavale Hoogee 16, also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. By the Stirling Feb 2014 15,000gns bull Atlow Dixon and out of a Woodhall Walker daughter, he was sold to J C McLaren & Partners, Knox House, Coldwells Road, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 4BB.

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Also selling for 5800gns was Keeldrum Hi Flyer 16, bred by Mr D Lowry of Newsteadings Farm, Cartland, Lanark, Lanarkshire ML11 7RB.  This Coose Emperor son out of a Keeldrum Schubert daughter was purchased by Mr R Aitken & Sons, Bogside Farm, Fintry, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G63 0XG

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Next, selling for 5500gns was Pitmudie Heinekin 16 bred by Heather Duff of Pitmudie Farm, Menmuir, By Brechin, Angus DD9 7UH. An Overhill House Eragon 13 son out of an Omorga Achilles 09 daughter, he was purchased by MJ & C M Hutchinson of Falahill Farm, Heriot EH38 5YG.

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Also selling for 5500gns was Overhill House Hanover 16, bred by Richard McCulloch of Overhill House, Armadale, West Lothian EH48 3AR. A Dermotstown Delboy son out of a Glebefarm Tyson daughter he was purchased by J Hunter of Braehead, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 6AS.

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Selling at 5200gns was Islavale Houston 16, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Ranfurly Confederate son out of a Darsham Lucky Strike daughter was purchased by John Drummond of Townend Farm, Craigie, Kilmarnock KA1 5NL.

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Selling for 5000gns was Islavale Hercules 16, also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Atlow Dixon son out of a Woodhall Walker daughter was purchased by Kincraigie Farms, Lumphanan, by Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 4QL.

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Also selling at 5000gns was Corskie Harvey 16, bred by Mr W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7NN. By the 22,000gns bull Dirnanean Bradley and out of a Corskie Bowen daughter he was purchased by Arnhall Farms, Edzell, Brechin, Angus DD9 7UZ.

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Selling for 4800gns was the Overall Champion Islavale Hijack 16 bred by Mrs W S Stronach. Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire AB66 6LN. An Islavale Echo 2 son out of a Chestermann Varney daughter, he was purchased by W & A Strachan, Millfield, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 5UX.

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Selling at 4000gns was Cairnview Igor 17, bred by Mr A J Wilson, Westcroft Farm, Lylestone Road, Kilwinning, Ayrshire KA13 7QN. An Omorga Volvo son out of a Bruchag Awesome 09 daughter he was sold to R Crockett of Conker Cottage, Denholm, Hawick TD9 8SH.

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The sale saw a 71% Clearance with 38 bulls selling to average £4253

Worcester Sale Report 5th May 2018

The Annual Society Sale was held on Saturday 5th May and the pre-sale show was judged by Craig Hollingsworth of Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield S36 4GW.

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Topping the day’s trade at 5000gns was the polled Wroxall Happy Chappy 16 by the popular Wroxall-Cocker-Leeky Soup 11, bred by C H Evans & Son of Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire.  Out of a Wroxall Tracer daughter he was purchased by Mr C M Mercer of No 1 Unit, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dinmore, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0PL.

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Next, at 3700gns was Storersmith Heart-Throb 16, bred by Mr & Mrs R & L Storer Smith, Spath House, Ashbourne Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 5AP. A Lisglass Barnabus 10 son and out of a Hockenhull Red Rum daughter he was purchased by L E Humphreys & Sons, Ashurst Court, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 3ER.

Selling for 3600gns was Alchester Heartbreaker 16 bred by Mr J Shouler of Elm Tree Farm, Wendlebury, Bicester Oxfordshire OX25 2QA. This Skerrington Addition 09 son out of a Corskie Wham daughter was purchased by Trustees of Portman Farm, Wilmaston Farm, Peterchurch, Herefordshire HR2 0SJ.

Selling at 3500gns was Lopemede Head Hunter 16, bred by J Rixon Ltd, Lopemede Farm, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3SH. A Lopemede Dictator 12 son out of a daughter of the imported homozygous polled bull Hestehaven Fenrik, he was sold to Messrs R I Davies, Penlanlwyd, Cefn Gorwydd, Llangamarch Wells, Powys LD4 4DP.

Next, at 3100gns was Hemingford Harris 16, bred by Mr J A Griffin & Mrs S Arkley, 54 Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 9AW. A Corskie Dreamer 12 son out of a Starline Wizzkid daughter, he was purchased by Mr G M & Mrs S J Reed, Well Farm, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon EX16 8HQ.

Also selling at 3100gns was Station House Horatio 16, bred by E & J Ford, 80 Fabis Close, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9SN. A Grangewood Dempsey 12 son out of a Camus Brandy daughter, he was sold to Annabel Baylis, Purshall Hall, Purshull Green Lane, Elmbridge, Droitwich,Worcestershire WR9 0NJ.

Selling for 2900gns was the Male Champion Cwarre Hanukkah 16, bred by Richard James Cumming, Blaencwarre, Hermon, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen SA33 6SS. By Kilbride Farm Comber 11, who fetched 20,000gns at Stirling October 2012 and out of a Denizes Columbo daughter, he was sold to A W Francis of Furze Down Farm, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1SG.

Next at 2800gns was Bosahan Hamlet 16, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds, The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm,Constantine, Falmouth, TR11 5QB. A Skerrington Armada 09 son, out of a Camus Brandy daughter, he was purchased by BV & DT Whiteman, Warstone Farm, Illey, Halesowen, West Midlands B62 0HJ.

Selling for 2600gns was Cwarre Hagrid 16, bred by Richard James Cumming, Blaencwarre, Hermon, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen SA33 6SS. A Denizes Exclusive 13 son, out of a Kilbride Farm Newry daughter, he was sold to C C Harris, Maund Cottage, Maund Bryan, Bodenham, Hereford HR1 3JB.

The Top Price female, selling for 3600gns was the Overall & Female Champion Gwili Gwenan with her heifer calf at foot Gwili Jenny, bred by Mr M K Beynon, Gwalyrhwch Farm, Llanedi, Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 0YT. Daughter of Auchorachan Wizard who sold for 21,000gns at Perth 2010 and out of a Clonagh World Class daughter she was purchased by D J Cleland (Partner), Glebe Farm, Dinedor, Hereford HR2 6LQ.

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Next top price female and selling for 2400gns was Bosahan Hollie Flirty, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds of The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth TR11 5QB. A Heathbrow Freddie Star 14 daughter out of a Skerrington Armada 09 daughter, she was purchased by Halomark Ltd, Collstar Farm, Malthouse Lane, Llantarnam, Cwmbran, Torfaen, Monmouthshire NP44 3EE.

Averages:

15 Bulls @ £3,097.50

1 Cow with Calf @ £3,780.00

4 Senior Heifers @ £1,779.75

6 Junior Heifers @ £1780.23

10 Lopemede Heifers @ £1,580.25

Draft Entries

5 Chegwidden In Calf Cows @ £1,543.50

10 Lopemede Maiden Heifers @ £1,400.70

11 Lambclose Maiden Heifers @ £982.22

 

 

 

Carlisle & Leading Ladies Sale Report - 20th April 2018

CARLISLE BULL SALES – 20th APRIL 2018

The Carlisle Spring sale which included the Leading Ladies was judged by Stewart Stronach Jr of Maisley, Keith, Banffshire.

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Topping the day’s trade at 3800gns was the Overall Male Champion Corskie Hadden 16 from Mr W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. He was sired by the 40,000gns bull Bel Dhu Capercaillie and out of a Ballinalare Farm Nightrider daughter. He was purchased by R C Robinson, Lucerne Farm, Rudgate, Newton Kyle, Tadcaster, West Yorkshire

Corskie Hadden 16

Corskie Hadden 16

Also selling at the top price at 3800gns was Chestermann Horatio 16 from N & N Gwynne of Castlewigg Farm, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire. Sired by the 2013 Royal Highland Show Junior Male Champion Overhill House Data 12 and out of a Blackford Ringleader daughter, he was purchased by Palmallet Farm Ltd, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.

Chestermann Horatio 16

Chestermann Horatio 16

Next at 3400gns was the Reserve Overall Male Champion Chestermann Harold 16, also from N & N Gwynne of Castlewigg Farm, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.  Again, sired by the 2013 Royal Highland Show Junior Male Champion Overhill House Data 12 and out of a Blackford Ringleader daughter, he was purchased by A Lindsay & Co, Culnaightrie Farm, Castle Douglas, Kircudbrightshire.

Chestermann Harold 16

Chestermann Harold 16

Selling for 3200gns was Keeldrum Hercules 16 from Mr D Lowry of Newsteadings Farm, Cartland, Lanark, Lanarkshire. Sired by Kilbride Farm Warren who fetched 9500gns at Perth in 2010 and out of a Raceview Valintino Miracle S daughter, he was purchased by R McKinnel & Sons, Garrarrie Farm, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.

Also selling at 3200gns was Rooklea Heart of Gold 16 from Mrs A Trafford of Springfield Farm, Greysouthern, Cockermouth, Cumbria. This Losning Iver son out of a Hepplewhite Kong daughter was purchased by Messrs Trotter, Hoselaw Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Selling at 3000gns was Burghbridge Hector 16 from Mr C J G Clarke of Villa Farm, Cretingham Road, Otley, Ipswich, Suffolk. This Horsfordmanor Bonus son out of a Brinkton Major daughter was purchased by Jones-Davies & Son, Glangwye, Boughrood, Brecon, Powys.

LEADING LADIES

Top price for the Leading Ladies at 6200gns was Newbiemains Izzie from Jim & Patricia Goldie of Newbiemains Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire. A Woodhall Fantastic daughter out of a Lisglass Churchill daughter, she was purchased by Richard McCulloch of Overhill House Farm, Armadale, West Lothian.

Newbiemains Izzie

Newbiemains Izzie

Second top price at 6000gns was Overhill House Indi from Richard McCulloch of Overhill House Farm, Armadale, West Lothian. A Curaheen Drifter daughter out of a Overhill House Volvo daughter, she was purchased by Jim & Patricia Goldie, Newbiemains Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Overhill House Indi

Overhill House Indi

Next, selling for 5000gns was the Leading Ladies Champion Midhope Holy Light from Mr W J Hollingsworth of Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield. Daughter of Delfur Chas, who sold for 10,000gns at Stirling 2012 and out of a Corskie Wealth daughter, she was purchased by B & S Grant, Druid Temple Farm, Old Edinburgh Road South, Inverness.

Midhope Holy Light

Midhope Holy Light

Newark Sale 10th March 2018 - Sale Report

The pre-sale show was judged by Ian Willison of Williamwood Farm, Warsop Vale, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG20 8XR.

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Topping the trade on the day at 3800gns was the Female Champion & Reserve Overall Champion Heathbrow Indigo, bred by D A & L A Sapsed, High Heath Farm, Codicote, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8SZ. A Heathbrow Grandslam 15 daughter out of a Kilbride Farm Newry daughter, she was purchased by Mr & Mrs J Mee, Broadoak Farm, Red Lane, Brinsley, Nottinghamshire NG16 5BW.

HEATHBROW INDIGO

HEATHBROW INDIGO

Second top price at 3400gns was Hemingford Horatio 16, bred by Mr J A Griffin & Mrs S Arkley, 54 Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9AW. This Corskie Dreamer 12 son out of a Starline Klassik daughter was purchased by Peter & David Harris (M J Harris Farming), Hillcrest Farm, Clayhill Lane, Long Lawford, Rugby CV32 9BG.

Next at 3300gns was the Reserve Male Champion Grangewood Heston 16, bred by Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Rowan Farm, Lockton, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7NU. A Grangewood Damascus 12 son out of a Camus Brandy daughter, he was purchased by James Knight Farms, Manor Farm, Walcot,Falkingham, Sleaford, Lincs NG34 0SU.

Pictured on the left is the Male & Overall Champion Storersmith Heart-Throb 16 and on the right is the Reserve Male Champion Grangewood Heston 16

Pictured on the left is the Male & Overall Champion Storersmith Heart-Throb 16 and on the right is the Reserve Male Champion Grangewood Heston 16

Selling for 3200gns was Sterling Harry 16, bred by Boddington Estates Ltd, exhibited by Mr J McMillan, 1 Sacombe Green Road, Sacombe, Ware SG12 0JN.  An Annick Exocet 13 son out of a Sterling Cotswold 11 daughter, he was sold to Mr & Mrs P Lovatt, 23 Woodhouse Lane, Biddulph, Stoke-on- Trent, Staffs ST8 7DP.

Selling at 2900gns was Blue Cedar Huckley 16, bred by Nigel Darling, Long Meadow Barn, Intwood Farm, Intwood Road, Intwood, Norwich NR4 6TQ. A Wroxall Abacus 09 son out of a Lopemede Walter daughter, he was sold to Simons Bros, The Farm, North End, Goxhill, Lincs DN19 7JT.

Next, selling at 2800gns was Key Hans Solo 16, bred by M/S G D Key & Sons, Abbey Farm, Mundham, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 6EL. A Horsfordmanor Wise Guy son out of a Blakewell Warrior daughter, he was purchased by Messrs Atkins Brothers, The Grange, Barrow-on-Trent, Derby, Derbyshire DE73 7HA.

Also selling at 2800gns was Lancelot Hugo 16, bred by Mr & Mrs J Mee, Broadoak Farm, Red Lane, Brinsley, Nottinghamshire NG16 5BW. A Rathlee Ben son out of a Starline Klassik daughter, he was sold to E A Scholefield, College Farm, College Farm, Kennythorpe, Malton YO17 9LA.

Selling at 2600gns the second top price female on the day and Reserve Female Champion was Midhope Glamorous, bred by Mr W J Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield S36 4GW. A Woodhall Everhart 13 daughter out of a Dirnanean Snowie daughter, she was purchased by C R Fovargue Bros, Bottom Farm, Farm Town, Coleorton, Coalville, Leicester LE67 8FG.

 

7 Bulls averaged at £3089 78% clearance

Stirling February Bull Sales 18th & 19th February 2018 - Sale Report

The breed enjoyed steady commercial trade at the Spring sale at Stirling on Monday 19th February, the pre -sale show on Sunday 18th was judged by Anne MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness IV2 5PS

116 Bulls sold through the ring to average £5477, and a clearance rate of 82% was achieved, once again the breed sold the highest amount of bulls through the Stirling Spring sales fortnight.

Topping the day’s trade at 24,000gns was the Reserve Junior Champion Islavale Heston 16 bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN.  A Ranfurly Confederate C24 son out of an Curaheen Bandit daughter, he was purchased by Richard McCulloch, Overhill House, Armadale, West Lothian, EH48 3AR.

ISLAVALE HESTON 16

ISLAVALE HESTON 16

Second top price at 16,000gns was Islavale Harvest 16, also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. Another Ranfurly Confederate C24 son out of a Woodhall Walker daughter, he was purchased by W H Robson & Sons, 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, BT39 0PX.

ISLAVALE HARVEST 16

ISLAVALE HARVEST 16

Next at 12,000gns was the Intermediate Champion Camus Harold 16 bred by Mr J Campbell, exhibited by Mr H C Stubbs & A A Burleigh, 48 Innisrooisk Road, Crummy, Ballindarragh BT92 0PJ. A Kilbride Farm Newry son out of a Dirnanean Apostle daughter he was purchased by M/S J H & V G Wood, Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston PR3 2YT.

CAMUS HAROLD 16

CAMUS HAROLD 16

Selling for 10,000gns was the Senior & Overall Male Champion Islavale Hugo 16, bred by by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Islavale Echo son out of a Chestermann Varney daughter was purchased by W J Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen, Buckie AB56 2YN.

ISLAVALE HUGO 16

ISLAVALE HUGO 16

Also, selling at 10,000gns was Kilbride Farm Haka 16 bred by W H Robson & Sons, 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, BT39 0PX. A Kilbride Farm Warren son out of an Crugmelyn Brenin daughter, he was purchased by Mr W J & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN.

KILBRIDE FARM HAKA 16

KILBRIDE FARM HAKA 16

Selling for 9,000gns was Blackford Hurricane 16 bred by Mr W G MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness IV2 5PS. A Hockenhull Waterloo son out of a Kilbride Farm Strabane daughter, he was purchased by Mr & Mrs P B & J A Borlase, Sacombe Hill Farm, Sacombe, Watton at Stone, Herts SG14 3NL.

BLACKFORD HURRICANE 16

BLACKFORD HURRICANE 16

Selling at 8,000gns was Woodhall Hugh 16 bred by H & J Macaskill, Woodhall Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar EH42 1SH. A Curaheen Emanuel son out of a Steinadler daughter he was purchased by Delfur Farms, Dundurcas Farm, Rothes, Aberlour, Banffshire AB38 9RB.

WOODHALL HUGH 16

WOODHALL HUGH 16

Next, selling at 7,800gns was the Reserve Intermediate Champion Pitmudie Houston 16, bred by Heather Duff, Pitmudie Farm, Brechin DD9 7UH. An Overhill House Eragon son out of an Omorga Volvo daughter, he was purchased by W & J Brown, Hilton of Culsh, New Deer, Turriff AB53 6TQ.

PITMUDIE HOUSTON 16

PITMUDIE HOUSTON 16

Three bulls then traded at 7,500gns. First was the Junior Champion Corskie Harry 16 bred by Mr W J & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Ballinalare Farm Nightrider daughter was purchased by Newton Farms, Mains of Newton, Craigellachie, Aberlour AB38 9RB.

CORSKIE HARRY 16

CORSKIE HARRY 16

Next at 7,500gns was Wolfstar Humdinger 16 bred by Mr A King, Wolfstar, Ormiston EH35 5NH. A Team Celtic son out of a Hiltonstown Soloman daughter, he was sold to Colin Inglis, Craegorry, Dalachy Farm, Aberdour KY3 0RL.

WOLFSTAR HUMDINGER 16

WOLFSTAR HUMDINGER 16

Also, selling for 7,500gns was Woodhall Herbie 16 bred by H & J Macaskill, Woodhall Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar EH42 1SH. A Knockreagh Dandy son out of a Woodhall Volcano daughter, he was sold to Mr N F McGowan, Incheoch Farms, Alyth, Blairgowie, Perthshire PH11 8HJ.

WOODHALL HERBIE 16

WOODHALL HERBIE 16

Selling at 7,200gns was Wolfstar Hendricks 16 bred by Mr A King, Wolfstar, Ormiston EH35 5NH.  A Team Celtic son out of a Dirnanean Vincent daughter, he was purchased by R Forrest Ltd, Preston, Duns, Berwickshire TD11 3TQ

WOLFSTAR HENDRICKS 16

WOLFSTAR HENDRICKS 16

Topping the trade for females at 6,800gns was Strathisla Honesty’s Twiggy bred by Strathisla Farms, Moolies, Meigle, Blairgowie PH12 8RF. This Islavale Donald daughter out of a Dressogue Victorious daughter was purchased by Harte Peat Ltd, Leonards Island, Clones, Co Monaghan, Ireland.

STRATHISLA HONESTY'S TWIGGY

STRATHISLA HONESTY'S TWIGGY

Second top price at 6,000gns was Strathisla Hawthorn’s Harriet also bred by Strathisla Farms, Moolies, Meigle, Blairgowie PH12 8RF. Again, an Islavale Donald daughter out of an Omorga Samson daughter she sold to Gary & Jonny McCammond, 21 Maghereagh Lane, Randalstown, County Antrim BT41 4NR.

STRATHISLA HAWTHORN'S HARRIET

STRATHISLA HAWTHORN'S HARRIET

Reserve Female Champion and selling at 4,000gns was Newbiemains I’m Brilliant, bred by Jim & Patricia Goldie of Newbie Mains Farm, Annan DG12 5QY. A Newbiemains Empire daughter out of a Monaduff Vision daughter, she was purchased by J H Logan & Co, Dalfask Farm, Girvan, Ayrshire KA26 0TS.

NEWBIEMAINS I'M BRILLIANT

NEWBIEMAINS I'M BRILLIANT

Major Reduction of The Woodhall Herd 19th February 2018

A major reduction of the Woodhall herd (H & J Macaskill) was held at Stirling on Monday 19th February 2018 which saw the majority of the autumn calving herd being offered for sale.

Fetching the top price of 14,000gns was Woodhall Flair, a Curaheen Comanche daughter out of an Annick Talisker daughter, she was purchased by P McDiarmid & Co, Shenlarich, Lawers, Aberfeldy PH15 2NZ.

Woodhall Flair and her bull calf at foot Woodhall Infamous

 

 

Stirling October Bull sales, including the Dispersal of the Sterling herd on behalf of Boddington Estates Ltd - Sale Report

The Dispersal of the Sterling Herd of Boddington Estates Ltd smashed the Female Breed Record with Sterling Barcardi’s Hawaii, an Annick Exocet daughter out of a Sterling Flint daughter sold for a staggering 28,000gns to Messrs Barker & Borlase of Sacombe Hill Farm, Watton on Stone.

STERLING BARCARDI'S HAWAII

STERLING BARCARDI'S HAWAII

The Sterling herd also secured the Second Female Breed Record with Sterling Celia’s Fifi and her heifer calf, selling for 22,000gns to Harte Peat Ltd, Leonards Island, Clones, Co Monaghan.

STERLING CELIA'S FIFI

STERLING CELIA'S FIFI

Overall, 13 cows and calves averaged at £5605, 25 in-calf heifers averaged at £2375, 14 in calf heifers averaged at £3135, 17 maiden heifers averaged at £4101 and the 14 young bulls averaged at £1560.

Judging the Stirling Autumn pre-sale show was Mr Brian Sutherland from Connachie, Kellas, Elgin IV30 8TS

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Topping trade on the day at 22,000gns was Manor Park Hansome, bred by Mr D C Houldey, Kirtleton House, Waterbeck, Lockerbie, DG11 3HD. A Slievenagh Extra Special 13 son out of a Blackfrod Worzel 2 daughter. Purchased by G Behan, Cloneygowan, Portlaois, Eire.

MANOR PARK HANSOME

MANOR PARK HANSOME

Second top price on the day, out of the same stable was the Overall and Intermediate Champion Manor Park Hayden, bred by Mr D C Houldey, Kirtleton House, Waterbeck, Lockerbie, DG11 3HD. A Blackford Worzel 2 son out of an Ashland Perfect daughter, selling for 18,000gns to A Wright, West Lundie, Doune.

MANOR PARK HAYDEN

MANOR PARK HAYDEN

Next, selling for 15,000gns was Islavale Hogan, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A son of Wolfstar Elusive 13, out of a Clonagh A Super Star daughter. Purchased by K Eunson, Braebuster, Deerness.

ISLAVALE HOGAN

ISLAVALE HOGAN

Following on at 13,000gns was the Reserve Overall and Reserve Intermediate Champion Rockytop Hurricane, bred by Gary & Angela Christie, Birchfield, Glass, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4XS. A son of Corskie Cannon, out of a Brinkton Major daughter. Purchased by W J Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Sheffield.

ROCKYTOP HURRICANE

ROCKYTOP HURRICANE

Two bulls then traded at 11,000gns, the first being Aultmore Hamlet, bred by W M Patterson & Son, Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith, Moray, AB55 6QT. A Banwy Bonzo son, out of a Whitemire King Kong daughter, sold to J Innes & Son, Dunscroft, Huntly.

AULTMORE HAMLET

AULTMORE HAMLET

Next at 11,000gns was Strathisla Hagrid, bred by, Mr A Ivory, Strathisla Farms, Moolies, Meigle, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH12 8RF. This Islavale Donald son, out of a Omorga Samson daughter sold to J Jeffrey, Kersknowe, Kelso.

STRATHISLA HAGRID

STRATHISLA HAGRID

Innerwick Hotshot, bred by Mr & Mrs L Moffat, Innerwick Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1SE. A son of Braidwood Everest, out of a Strathisla Kaiser daughter sold for 10,000gns to JI & WN Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay, Orkney.

INNERWICK HOTSHOT

INNERWICK HOTSHOT

Two bulls then traded for 9000gns, Kilbride Farm Holestone bred by W H Robson & Sons, 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, N Ireland BT39 0PX. A son of Sneumgaard Imperator, out of a Seaview Prince daughter sold to A & J Craig, Craigton, Castle Douglas.

KILBRIDE FARM HOLESTONE

KILBRIDE FARM HOLESTONE

Next at 9000gns was the Reserve Junior Champion Corskie Harbro, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. A Dirnanean Bradley son, out of a Islavale Sabre daughter, purchased by A D Sutherland, Connachie, Elgin.

CORSKIE HARBRO

CORSKIE HARBRO

The 61 bulls sold through the ring averaged at £5720, up by £337 on the year. 14 Bulls sold after the sale and 14 bulls were sold at the Sterling dispersal. In total we sold 89 bulls on the day which is the most sold across all the other breeds.

Female Champion Williams Belle’s Hannah, bred by Mrs H Clarke, William Clarke Livestock Ltd, Model Farm, Brick Kiln Road, Hevingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR10 5NL. A daughter of Clonagh Diehard Gallant, out of a Heathbrow Mischief daughter, sold for 3500gns to Harte Peat Ltd, Leonards Island, Co Monaghan.

WILLIAMS BELLE'S HANNAH

WILLIAMS BELLE'S HANNAH

Woodford cow tops Dungannon Simmental entry at 5,200gns

There was a strong demand for pedigree females at the Northern Ireland Simmental Cattle Breeders’ Club’s autumn show and sale, hosted by Dungannon Farmers’ Mart.

Leading the day’s trade at 5,200gns was the three-year-old cow Woodford Patricia 3rd from the dispersal of the noted Woodford Herd property of the late Thelma Gorman.

Woodford Patricia 3rd was sired by the Dripsey Super King son Breaghey Diamond, and is out of the Ballintlea King daughter Woodford Patricia 2nd. Included in the price was her five-month-old Dermotstown Delboy bull calf Woodford Iceberg. Scanned back in-calf to Delboy, she attracted spirited bidding from pedigree breeders around the sale ring. The closing bid came from Jason Whitcroft who runs the Armagh-based Whitdrum Herd.

Next best at 3,600gns was the reserve female champion Slieve Croob Hot Chick exhibited by Niall Robb from Ballynahinch. This February 2016 heifer was sired by the 20,000gns Stirling champion Auchorachan Wizard, and is out of the Clonagh Tiger Gallant daughter Drumacritten Cathy – one of the herd’s foundation females purchased at Dungannon. She sold to John and Sandra Middleton from Creevagh, Co Londonderry.

The same bidders paid out 3,500gns to secure the May 2016 born Owenskerry Helga from the Cowan family, Brian, Linda and Craig, from Fivemiletown. This second prize winner was sired by the 2015 Balmoral champion Dermotstown Delboy, and is out of a home-bred dam by Celtic Rock.

Stephen Millar, Irvinestown, realised 2,900gns for the third placed Glenock Grace ET. Born in September 2015 she was sired by Hillcrest Champion, and is out of the Kilbride Farm Newry daughter Magheracrigan Wonder.  In-calf to Steinadler, she sold to Neil Watson from Ballygawley.

The pre-sale show was sponsored by Bimeda, and judged by young breeder Alice Stubbs from the Drumbulcan Herd in Irvinestown.

Claiming the supreme championship ribbons was the female champion Castlemount Modesty 3rd bred by Duncan McDowell from Newtownards. Sired by Celtic Comet, this June 2016 heifer is out of a home-bred Arkmill Franklyn daughter. She came under the hammer of auctioneer Trevor Wylie at 2,400gns.

A small entry of pedigree bulls peaked at 2,000gns, paid to Joe Wilson and Sons, Newry, for the male and reserve supreme champion Ballinalare Farm Hector. This seventeen-month-old entry is a son of the outcross sire Curaheen Apostle, and is out of the home-bred Ballinalare Farm Fay – one of 65 cows in the herd. In the breed’s top 5% for eye muscle area +5.4, he sold to Leslie Glenn from Carryduff.

The reserve male championship was awarded to the July 2016 Camus Harold consigned by retired veterinary surgeon Joe Campbell, Strabane. This Kilbride Farm Newry son was unsold.

Commercial Simmental females topped at £1,900, realised by Jody Casey, Dungannon, for a heifer with a five-month-old heifer calf at foot.

In-calf heifers sold to a top of £1,400, paid to Seamus Casey, Dungannon. The same vendor also realised £1,280 and £1,240 for two in-calf cows.

Maiden heifers peaked at £880 over weight, paid to Dermot and Barry McAleer, Omagh, for a 520kgs heifer at £1,400 (270).

Results from the judging ring…

Bull, born between 05/02/16 and 01/07/16 – 1, male and reserve supreme champion, Joe Wilson and Sons, Ballinalare Farm Hector by Curaheen Apostle; 2, and reserve male champion, Joe Campbell MRCVS, Camus Harold by Kilbride Farm Newry; 3, Andrea and Keith Nelson, Scribby Farms Highlander by Dermotstown Delboy.

Heifer, born between 16/09/15 and 24/04/16 – 1, and reserve female champion, Niall Robb, Slieve Croob Hot Chick by Auchorachan Wizard; 2, Jason Whitcroft, Whitdrum Lady Carla by Dermotstown Delboy; 3, Stephen Millar, Glenock Grace ET by Hillcrest Champion.

Heifer, born between 09/05/16 and 05/06/16 – 1, female and supreme champion, Duncan McDowell, Castlemount Modesty 3rd by Celtic Comet; 2, Cowan family, Owenskerry Helga by Dermotstown Delboy; 3, Jason Whitcroft, Whitdrum Lady Cara by Curaheen Apostle.

Heifer, born between 08/08/16 and 15/09/16 – 1, William and Keith Stubbs, Rehall Heather by Omorga Baldwin; 2, William and Keith Stubbs, Rehall Hilda by Keeldrum Clio; 3, P Gorman, Woodford Hannah by Curaheen Apostle.

Pedigree averages: 2 cows with calf at foot £4,042; 13 maiden and in-calf heifers £1,986; 1 bull £2,100.

Deerhurst Dispersal Sale Report 23rd September 2017

The Dispersal Sale of the Deerhurst Herd on behalf of Mr G T Van der Gucht was held at the Ross Auction Centre, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

Fetching a top price of 4600gns was Deerhurst Hannah, a Penwern Amber daughter out of a Blackford Skyhawk daughter, she was purchased by Mr W G MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness.

Second top price was 4000gns for Deerhurst Hilary’s Grace, a Penwern Amber daughter out of a Corrick Kentucky Kid daughter, the purchaser was Mr & Mrs PB & JA Borlase, Sacombe Hill Farm, Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire.

Next, selling at 3850gns was Deerhurst Fauna, a Penwern Amber daughter out of a Blackford Skyhawk daughter, she was sold with her fostered heifer calf at foot to Miss J Lewis, 8 Rowan Close, Brackley, Northants.

Selling for 3000gns was Deerhurst Adelphi, a Blackford Skyhawk daughter out of a Deerhurst Saxon daughter, she was sold with her bull calf at foot to D J Cleland of Glebe Farm, Dinedor, Hereford.

Selling for 2920gns was Deerhurst Francine, a Denizes Amazon daughter out of a Blackford Skyhawk daughter, she was sold with her bull calf at foot to Mr R Fairburn of Hill Farm, Hockley Brook Lane, Belbroughton, Stourbridge.

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Worcester Sale 6th May 2017 - Sale report

The Annual Society Sale was held on Saturday 6th May and the pre-sale show was judged by Boomer Birch.

Topping the day’s trade at 4100gns was Lopemede Hamish 16, bred by J Rixon Ltd, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3SH. This Hestehaven Fenrik son out of a Loxton Ronnie daughter was purchased by M/S Burnett of Staffs.

Next, at 3800gns was Wroxall Galloway 15, bred by C H Evans & Son of Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire. A Losning Iver son out of a Wroxall Tracer daughter, he was purchased by C M Mercer of Unit No. 1, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dunsmore, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0PL.

Selling for 3000gns was the Overall & Male Champion Killiworgie Heroe 16, bred by Mr S A Gummow of Higher Killiworgie Farm, Blackcross, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4RU. This Killiworgie Emperor son out of a Lakeside Warrior daughter was purchased by H V R Smith & Co of Park Farm, Eye, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DL.

Also, selling at 3000gns was Killiworgie Giovanni 15, bred by Mr S A Gummow of Higher Killiworgie Farm, Blackcross, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4RU. A Killiworgie Emperor son out of a Lakeside Warrior daughter he was sold to C M Mercer of Unit No. 1, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dunsmore, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0PL.

The Top Price female, selling for 4000gns was Killiworgie Hope, bred by Mr S A Gummow of Higher Killiworgie Farm, Blackcross, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4RU. This Killiworgie Emperor daughter out of a Lakeside Warrior daughter was purchased by L J Curry of Lower Down Farm, West Lane, Felton, Bristol BS40 9UF.

Next, selling for 2400gns was the Reserve Overall & Female Champion Chegwidden Bambino’s Hettie, bred by Mrs V Hall of Chegwidden Farm, St Levan, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6LP. A Chegwidden Alfie daughter out of an Omorga Volvo daughter, she was purchased by Wayne Davies of Cwmbromley, Sarn, Newtown,Powys SY16 4ES

Also, selling at 2400gns was Bosahan Gina Courtney, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds of The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth TR11 5QB. This Skerrington Armada daughter out of an Auchorachan Wizard daughter was purchased by R & J Cook of Hillside Home, Ryall, Bridport, Dorset DT6 6EG.

Averages:

17 Bulls @ £2810.29 85% Clearance

3 Cows with Calves @ £2345.00

11 In-Calf Heifers @ £1751.59

11 Maiden Heifers @ £1780.23

10 Lopemede Heifers @ £1454.25

 

 

 

 

Stirling May Sale - sale report

The Stirling May Sale was held on Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017 and the pre-sale show was judged by Mr Andrew Clarke of 19 Breaghey Road, Tynan. County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Topping the day's trade at 7400gns was the Overall Champion Corskie Glenfiddich, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Kilbride Farm Tarrant daughter was sold to Mr Pearson of Manor Farm, Belencowe, Penrith, CA11 0DB.

Second top price at 7200gns was the Corskie Global, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Bel Dhu Capercaillie son out of a Dirnanean Bradley daughter was purchased by J S Fraser of Tore Mains Farm, Tore, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire IV6 7SA.

Also selling at 7200gns was Islavale Guardian bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. An Islavale Denzil son out of a Darsham Lucky Strike daughter he was purchased by A Sharp & Sons of Farmton, Tough, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8HU.

Next, selling for 6200gns was the Reserve Overall Champion Islavale Gameboy also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Delfur Casanova son out of a Glenturk Premier daughter was purchased by Aitken Bros Of Riccarton Farm, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 6PH.

Also selling for 6200gns was Islavale Guru, again bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Curaheen Bandit daughter, he was purchased by Aucheneck Estates, Farm Office, Killearn, by Glasgow G63 9QN.

Again at 6200gns was Corskie Gel, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Corskie Valiant 2nd daughter was purchased by John Meikle of Kirkton of Lundie, Lundie, Dundee DD2 5NW.

Also selling for 6200gns was Benhar Gunner, bred by Robert & Hazel McNee of Over Finlarg Farm, Tealing, Dundee, DD4 0QE. This Auchorachan Winger son out of a Dirnanean Telstar 1 daughter was purchased by Stewart Farms of Balglass, Lennoxtown, Glasgow, G65 7LG.

Next selling for 6000gns was Woodhall Glen, bred by Mr H Macaskill of Woodhall Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1SH. This Curaheen Commanche son out of a Raceview All-Star daughter was purchased by A Lindsay & Co of Culnaightrie, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Kircudbrightshire, DG7 1RE.

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Also selling for 6000gns was Team Glenearn bred by Mr R J Macgregor of Kirkton Of Mailler, Craigend, Perth, Perth & Kinross PH2 0ST. This Auchorachan Winger son out of a Tilbrook Noble daughter was purchased by K Russell of Crouse farm, Wigtown, Wigtownshire, DG8 9BE.

Again at 6000gns was Islavale Gruff, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Delfur Casanova son out of a Woodhall Walker daughter, he was purchased by A Nicholson of Relugas Mains Farm, Dunphail, by Forres, Moray IV36 2QL.

Selling for 5800gns was Islavale G Whizz, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Woodhall Walker son out of a Darsham Lucky Strike daughter was purchased by Easter Tulloch Ltd of Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire AB30 1JA

37 Bulls sold to an average of £4467 - 90% clearance.