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