Trade hit 12,000gns on two occasions today in Stirling for Simmental bulls with 129 bulls selling to average £4964, representing an 80% clearance.
Joint sale leader was the overall champion Derrycallaghan Ernest from Mr HC Stubbs and AA Burleigh. The youngest bull in the sale, born December 2013 he is by Kilbride Farm Newry and is out of Derrycallaghan Beauty, a Raceview King daughter. With positive calving figures, a TSI of +80 and SRI of +94, judge Michael Barlow backed his judging and purchased this bull for his Denizes herd, near Leyland.
Also making 12,000gns was Corskie Elgin, a second prize winner from Iain Green that sold to GL Clark, Auchtermuchty, Cupar. This May 2013-born Greencap Ace son is out of the Popes Laird daughter Corskie Amaryllis. He carries a TSI of +102 and SRI of +99.
Next best at 10,500gns was the September 2013-born Raceview All-Star son Woodhall Enfield. This second prize winner from Mr H MacAskill is out of Woodhall Angela, a Corrick Kentucky Kid daughter and carries a TSI of +113, SRI of +120 and +10 for milk. Buying him was A and D Clark, Holm, Orkney.
Three bulls then made 10,000gns, the first being the senior and reserve overall champion Corskie Envoy again from Iain Green and selling to I Wilson, Torphins, Aberdeenshire. Sired by Dirnanean Bradley he is out of Corskie Adorabelle, a Kilbride Farm Tarrant daughter. This bull has a TSI of +105 and SRI of +116.
Kilbride Farm Emperor from W H Robson and Sons traded at 10,000gns to Messrs Wood, Orkney. Sired by Kilbride Farm Warren this first prize winner is out of the Cairnview Snazzy daughter Kilbride Farm Euinice.
Near the end of the sale Mr A King sold the second prize winner Wolfstar Elusive at 10,000gns to W S Stronach and Partners, Grange, Keith. This Team Celtic son is out of Wolfstar Tequila, a Starline Klassik daughter.
Drumlone Engineer, the reserve intermediate champion from K C Veitch traded at 9500gns to J Innes and Sons, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. Sired by Kilbride Farm Bantry his dam is Brookwood Pretty-Polly, a Milton Lord Tiffany daughter.
Making 9000gns was first prize winner Drumsleed Exodus from Mr G W Smith. This June 2013-born Grangewood William son is out of Drumsleed Poppet, a Drumsleed Lester daughter. Buyer here was W A Galloway and Son, Sorbie, Newton Stewart.
At the same money was Mr B J, L and C Cowan’s Omorga Volvo sired Owenskerry Excellent. His dam is Owenskerry Vicky, a Dripsey Super King. Having stood first in the show this bull carries an eye muscle area of +5.5 and SRI of+100, he was purchased by L Forster and Son, Hexham.
The reserve senior champion Dirnanean Eskimo from Mr F J A McGowan was knocked down at 8800gns to Van Der Gucht, Appleley, Gloucestershire. This March 2013-born Dirnanean Salvador son is out of the Halenook Panache daughter Dirnanean Timone.
First prize winner Kilbride Farm Esquire from W H Robson and Sons was purchased by H J Warnock, Carrowdore, Newtonards, for 8500gns. He is a Crugmelyn Brenin son out of Kilbride Farm Dora, a Terrible daughter.
Close behind that at 8200gns was class winner Islavale Eli from Mr W Stronach. Sired by Chestermann Varney he is out of Islavale Viper, an Islavale Aero daughter. He carries a milk figure of +10 and sold to R Garden, Echt, Aberdeenshire.
The first of three bulls to make 8000gns was third prize Skerrington Esquire from Mr W Young. By Sowenna Aristrocrat he is out of Skerrington Sunshine, a Corskie Proton daughter. With a TSI of +102, SRI of +112 and +10 for milk he was purchased by D Cleland, Dinedor, Hereford.
Intermediate champion Corrick Extreme from Mr C McIlwaine made 8000gns when he was purchased by M Meldrum, Ballindalloch, Banffshire. This Kilbride Farm Bantry son is out of Woodhall Verbena, a Corrick Nebraska daughter.
Also making 8000gns was Woodhall Earl, a third prize winner from Mr H MacAskill. By Raceview All-Star he is out of Susi, a Magua daughter. He has an eye muscle area of +6.1 and sold to D Leslie, Mosstowie, Elgin.
Trading at 7800gns was W H Robson and Son’s Kilbride Farm Warren son Kilbride Farm Elmo. This third prize winner is out of Kilbride Farm Eunice 120C, a Kilbride Farm Vaten daughter. He was purchased by B Ridland Ltd, Evie, Orkney.
Heather Duff from Putmudie, Brechin, also paid 7800gns for first prize winner Overhill House Eragon from Richard McCulloch. This October 2013-born Raceview All-Star son is out of Woodhall Ada, a Corrick Kentucky Kid daughter. He carries a TSI of +102, SRI of +101 and eye muscle area of +5.6.
Selling at 7000gns to J Strawhorn and Son, Anisfield, Dumfries, was Berga Elwyn from Stuart Ridland. Having stood fifth in the show this Omorga Volva son is out of Corskie Verda, a Ballinalare Farm Nightrider daughter.
The same money was paid for Annick Express, a fourth prize bull from Mr L D Quarm. Sired by Corskie Callum he is out of Annick Lydia’s Cathy, an Annick Valentino. He sold to JH Logan and Co, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Trade for females was up to 5400gns for MA Barlow's Denizes Melody 12th, a 2011-born Ashland Tornado daughter. She is out of the Omorga Nasser daughter Denizes Melody 5 and sold in-calf with her bull calf at foot by Drumlone Anchor. Purchasing her was S Keen, Ecclesfield, Sheffield.
At 3700gns was Mr and Mrs L Moffat's Innerwick Eva, an Islavale Admiral sired heifer that sold in-calf to Innerwick Elite. Her dam is the Mackney Hector daughter Woodhall Taesha. She was purchased by Gordon Wright, Lockerbie.
Ballinalare Farm Ellie, the female champion from Mr J Wilson sold away at 3600gns to R Rodgers, Portglenone, Ballymena. She is a June 2013-born Auchorachan Wizard daughter out of Ballinalare Farm Tallulah, an Innerwick Krackerjack daughter.
The reserve female champion Cleenagh Eliza from Mr LA Richardson traded at 3500gns to G Brown, Penicuik. Sired by Drumlone Anchor she is out of the Curaheen Tyson daughter, Cleenagh Anna 2nd. This heifer stood second at Omagh and first at Enniskillen on her only two show outings.
Securing the overall championship at Stirling today in the pre-sale judging under Michael Barlow was Derrycallaghan Ernest 13 from Harold Stubbs and Alan Burleigh. Coming through as junior champion this December 2013-born Kilbride Farm Newry son is the youngest in the sale. His dam is the Raceview King daughter Derrycallaghan Beauty. He is positive for calving ease with a TSI of +80 and SRI of +94.
Standing reserve overall was the senior champion Corskie Envoy 13 from Iain Green. This April 2013-born Dirnanean Bradley 10 son is out of Corskie Adorabelle, a Kilbride Farm Tarrant daughter. He carries a TSI of +105 and SRI of +116.
Reserve senior champion was Dirnanean Eskimo 13 from Finlay McGowan. Born March 2013 he is by Dirnanean Salvador and out of Dirnanean Timone T11, a Halenook Panache daughter.
Corrick Extreme 13 from Cecil McIlwaine took the honours in the intermediate championship. Sired by Kilbride Farm Bantry this August 2013-born bull is out of Woodhall Verbena, a Corrick Nebraska daughter. He carries a TSI of +94 and SRI of +92.
Following him in to reserve spot was the second prize Drumlone Engineer 13, a Omorga Murray son from Kenny Veitch. His dam is Brookwood Pretty-Polly, a Milton Lord Tiffany daughter.
Taking reserve spot in the junior championship was Dellfield Elvis 13, an Annick Wisconsin son from Brian Grant. He is out of Dellfield Toff, a Kilbride Farm Pele daughter.
Class three 1, Mr FJA McGowan’s Dirnanean Eskimo 13, by Dirnanean Salvador 2, Mr and Mrs AS and YA Leedham’s Grangewood Emperor 13, by Omorga Alonso 09 3, Mr L D Quarm’s Annick Enigma 13, by Skerrington Visa 4, Delfur Farms’ Delfur Everard 13, by Auchorachan ACDC 09 5, Mr and Mrs L Moffat’s Innerwick Eclipse 13, by Islavale Admiral 09
Class four 1, Mr W S Stronach’s Islavale Eli 13, by Chestermann Varney 2, Mr W S Stronach’s Islavale Elton 13, by Curaheen Vobster 3, Mr W S Stronach’s Islavale Ellis 13, by Curaheen Bandit 4, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Ecuador 13, by Kilbridge Farm Benone 5, Mr W S Stronach’s Islavale Elmo 13, by Woodhall Walker
Class five 1, Mr J Green’s Corskie Envoy 13, by Dirnanean Bradley 10 2, Mr W Young’s Skerrington Ewart 13, by Sowenna Aristrocrat 09 3, Mr W Young’s Skerrington Esquire 13, by Sowenna Aristrocrat 09 4, Heather Duff’s Pitmudie Elgin 13, Braeharrie Wisdom 5, Mr S B Knox’s Kyleston Emperor 13, by Dirnanean Comrade 11
Class six 1, W H Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Esquire 13, by Crugmelyn Brenin 10 2, Mr J Green’s Corskie Elgin 13, by Greencap Ace 3, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Everett 13, by Kilbride Farm Benone 10 4, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Empire 13, by Kilbride Farm Newry 5, BG and L Allan’s Glenturk Emporer 13, by Arkmill Franklyn
Class seven 1, Jim and Patricia Goldie’s Newbiemains Endeavor 13, by Blackford Albatross 09 2, David Duncan McDowell’s Castlemount Ernie 13, by Curaheen Vio 3, Val and Conrad Fegan’s Knockreagh Elvis 13, by Knockreagh Champion 11 4, Mr W D Hazelton’s Ranfurly Eagle E13, by Omorga Murray 5, Mr JE Dyet’s Merkland Eliott 13, by Islavale Boris 10
Class eight 1, Richard and Robert Rodgers’ Hiltonstown Everest 13, by Auroch Amos 2, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Elgin 13, by Kilbride Farm Newry 3, Mr W S Stronach’s Islavale Ezra 13, by Woodhall Walker 4, Jim and Patricia Goldie’s Newbiemains Emperor 13, by Blackford Albatross 09 5, Mr J Green’s Corskie Everest 13, by Corskie Valiant 2nd
Class nine 1, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Exodus 13, by Grangewood William 2, Mr J Green’s Corskie Ezzi 13, by Greencap Ace 09 3, Jim and Patricia Goldie’s Newbiemains Excaliber 13, by Blackford Albatross 09 4, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Eminem 13, by Grangewood William 5, Stuart Ridland’s Berga Elwyn 13, by Omorga Volvo
Class 10 1, Mr C McIlwaine’s Corrick Extreme 13, by Kilbride Farm Bantry 10 2, K C Veitch’s Drumlone Engineer 13, by Omorga Murray 3, Mr CJG Clarke’s Burghbridge Emanuel 13, by Strathisla Popeye 4, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Eugene 13, by Kilbride Farm Connor 5, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbridge Farm Egbert 13, by Kilbride Farm Warren
Class 11 1, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Emperor 13, by Kilbride Farm Warren 2, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Exclusive 13, by Kilbride Farm Warren 3, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Elmo 13, by Kilbride Farm Warren 4, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Emperor 13, by Auchorachan ACDC 09 5, Mr G W Smith’s Drumsleed Einstein 13, by Ravensdale Chopper 11
Class 12 1, Mr BJL and C Cowan’s Owenskerry Excellent 13, by Omorga Volvo 2, Mr H MacAskill’s Woodhall Esquire 13, by Raceview All-Star KK 3, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Edward 13, by Innerwick Boris 10 4, Mr J Green’s Corskie Ellis 13, by Curaheen Tyson 5, J C McLaren and Partners’ Dargill Emperor 13, by Celtic Rock
Class 13 1, Mr HJW and JC Moore’s Omorga Ennis 13, by Kilbride Farm Bantry 10 2, Mr H MacAskill’s Woodhall Enfield 13, by Raceview All-Star KK 3, Mr J Green’s Corskie Elder 13, by Dirnanean Bradley 10 4, Mr H MacAskill’s Woodhall Ellery 13, by Raceview All-Star 5, Mr LA Richardson’s Cleenagh Egbert 13, by Omorga Murray
Class 14 1, Mr H MacAskill’s Woodhall Encore 13, by Raceview All-Star 2, Mr JHW and JC Moore’s Omorga Einar 13, by Ashland Brandy 3, Mr H MacAskill’s Woodhall Earl 13, Raceview All-Star 4, Mr LD Quarm’s Annick Esk 13, Corskie Callum 11 5, Mr FJA McGowan’s Dirnanean Empire 13, by Halenook Cracker Jack 11
Class 15 1, Richard McCulloch’s Overhill House Eragon 13, by Raceview All-Star 2, Mr WG MacPherson’s Blackford Eagle 13, by Drumlone Anchor 09 3, BG and L Allan’s Glenturk Extra Special 13, by Auchorachan Wizard 4, Mr LD Quarm’s Annick Express 13, by Corskie Callum 11 5, Mr H Green’s Corskie Essigi 13, by Greencap Ace 09
Class 16 1, Mr RJ MacGregor's Team Everton, by Auchorachan Winger 2, Mr N Shand’s Hazelden Everett, by Grangewood Brandon 3, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Excalibur, by Popes Laird 4, Mr J Green’s Corskie Edge, by Dirnanean Bradely 5, Mr J Dykes’ Mendick Ensign, by Team Banker
Class 17 1, Mr HC Stubbs and AA Burleigh’s Derrycallaghan Ernet, by Kilbride Farm Newry 2, Mr A King’s Wolfstar Elusive, by Team Celtic 3, SP McDonald’s Coolcran Emperor, by Ashland Brandy 4, Mr J Green’s Corskie Evander, by Greencap Ace 5, Mr M and Mr E McCloskey’s Drumagarner Energy, by Curaheen Wakeman