Pedigree bulls sold to a top price of 3,400gn at the spring show and sale at Thainstone Centre on Wednesday, March 2nd 2005.
The event was run by Aberdeen & Northern Marts as part of the 2005 Royal Northern Spring Show and was held under the auspices of the British Charolais, Limousin, Simmental and Aberdeen-Angus cattle societies.
From W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen came both the champion and reserve champion Simmentals. Champion was the September 2003-born Whiteknowes Pioneer by Slievenagh Fantastic which made 2,100gn, while the reserve – the September 2003-born Whiteknowes Punch by Islavale Marvel – achieved 1,700gn.
Simmental Bull: 1 Whiteknowes Pioneer by Slievenagh Fantastic from W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen (2,100gn); 2 Whiteknowes Punch by Islavale Marvel from W. J. Barclay, Whiteknowes, Deskford, Cullen (1,700gn); 3 Drumsleed Pepper by Sterling Mars 2nd from G. W. Smith, Drumsleed, Laurencekirk (2,000gn).