Stirling October Bull Sales 17th & 18th October 2016 - Sale Report

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Once again the breed had easily the best clearance of the week at 79%.

The breed enjoyed a tremendous trade at the Autumn show & sale at Stirling on the 17th & 18th October 2016. The pre-sale show being judged by Mrs Vikki Wood of Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston Lancashire, PR3 2YT

 

JUDGE - VIKKI WOOD (POPES HERD)

JUDGE - VIKKI WOOD (POPES HERD)

Topping trade on the day at 25,000gns was the Overall & Senior Champion Corksie Gingersnap, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN, a January 2015 son of the 45,000gns record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie, out of a Popes Laird daughter. Purchased by JH & VG Wood, Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston Lancashire, PR3 2YT

Corskie Gingersnap Overall & Senior Champion

Corskie Gingersnap Overall & Senior Champion

Two bulls then traded at 12,000gns, the first being the Reserve Intermediate Champion Islavale Galahad , bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire AB55 6LN. An Atlow Dixon son, out of a Glenturk Premier daughter, purchased by A D Sutherland, Connachie, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8TS

Reserve Overall & Reserve Intermediate Champion Islavale Galahad

Reserve Overall & Reserve Intermediate Champion Islavale Galahad

Following on also at  12,000gns was  Corskie Griffin, bred by WJ &J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN, another son of the 45,000gns record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie, out of a Ballinalare Farm Nightrider daughter, purchased C Thomson, Wester Tulloch, Midmar, Aberdeenshire. AB51 7NL

Corskie Griffin

Corskie Griffin

Two bulls then traded at 11,000gns. First was Blackford Grouse, bred by WG MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 5PS, a Hockenhull Waterloo son out of a Kilbride Farm Strabane daughter, purchased by Mr J Dykes, Mendick Lea, West Linton, Peeblesshire, EH46 7AA

Blackford Grouse

Blackford Grouse

Next, also at 11,000gns was Blackford Glen Affric, bred by WG MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 5PS, a Kilbride Farm Doubleaction son out of a Kilbride Farm Strabane daughter, selling to K Matheson, Milton of Aberarder, Aberarder, Inverness, IV1 2UB

Blackford Glen Affric

Blackford Glen Affric

Two bulls then traded at 10,500gns. First was the Reserve Junior Champion, Corrick Gareth, bred by Mr C Mcilwaine, Corrick, 71 Plumbridge Road, Newtonstewart, County Tyrone, N Ireland, BT78 4DP, a Carberry Carribbean son out of a Corrick Kentucky Kid daughter, selling to T C & G Greenhill, Craighill Farm, Duntrune, Dundee, Angus DD4 0HP

Reserve Junior Champion, Corrick Gareth

Reserve Junior Champion, Corrick Gareth

Also at 10,500gns was Blackford Gulliver, bred by WG MacPherson, Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 5PS, a Kilbride Farm Doubleaction son out of a Hockenhull Waterloo daughter, selling to Mr G Nicolson, Househill, Mains Farm, Grantown Road, Nairn IV12 5RY

Blackford Gulliver

Blackford Gulliver

Selling for 10,000gns was Islavale Gaelic, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN, a Curaheen Bandit son out of a Popes Laird daughter, selling to A & J Craig, Craigton, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1NG

 Islavale Gaelic

 Islavale Gaelic

Selling at 9500gns was the Reserve Senior Champion Corskie Goldbar, bred by WJ &J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN, another son of the 45,000gns record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie out of a Greencap Ace daughter, purchased by  JB Wilkie & Sons, Braigiewell, Echt, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6US

Reserve Senior Champion Corskie Goldbar

Reserve Senior Champion Corskie Goldbar

Two then sold for 9000gns, first was the Junior Champion Derrycallaghan Gambler, bred by Mr H C Stubbs & A A Burleigh, 48 Innisrooisk Road, Crummy, Ballindarragh, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, N Ireland, BT92 0PJ, a son of Kilbride Farm Delboy, out of a Popes Laird daughter, purchased by Barker & Borlase, Sacombe Hill Farm, Sacombe Hill, Watton At Stone, Hertfordshire, SG14 3NL.

Junior Champion Derrycallaghan Gambler

Junior Champion Derrycallaghan Gambler

Following at 9000gns was Corskie Green, bred by WJ &J Green, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN, another son of the 45,000gns record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie out of a Popes Laird daughter, purchased by C Thomson, Wester Tulloch, Midmar, Aberdeenshire AB51 7NL.

Selling at 8500gns was Saltire Geordie, bred by J & G Houliston, 10 Newmains, Drem, North Berwick, East Lothian EH39 5BL, a son of Blackford Harvester, out of a Saltire Wallace daughter, purchased by Balbirnie Home Farm, Pitillock Farm, Fife, KY15 7JQ

Saltire Geordie

Saltire Geordie

82 bulls sold (16 more sold than October 2015) to average £5383, 79% clearance.

Female Champion went to Cairnview Modesty 6th, bred by Mr A J Wilson, Westcroft Farm, Lylestone Road, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, KA13 7QN, a Popes Barclay daughter out of a Bruchag Awsome daughter, selling for 2800gns to A & A Smith, Preistfield Farm, Cottage, Ladybank, Fife KY15 7TD

Cairnview Modesty 6th

Cairnview Modesty 6th

The dispersal of the Woodhall herd of Hector Macaskill topped at 16,000gns and averaged £5030 for 31 cows and calves; £4442 for 10 in-calf cows and £3266 for 10 maiden heifers. Topping the sale was Woodhall Charmaine and her heifer calf Woodhall Helena

Woodhall Charmaine and her heifer calf Woodhall Helena

Woodhall Charmaine and her heifer calf Woodhall Helena

Watch the 5 top prices from the Woodhall Sale being sold.