The sales season’s fireworks continued at the Society sale at Thainstone on 29th February 2012. The Champion Bull Islavale Bailey, by Glenturk Premier from Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Keith Aberdeenshire sold for 9000gns a centre record for Simmentals to Liam Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness Orkney.
Reserve Champion Tillyeve Blockbuster, by Kilbride Farm Vernon from Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Undy,Ellon sold to Messrs Morrison, Fairburn, Longmanhill Banff for 8000gns.
10 bulls sold to average £5071.50, the one bull not sold through the ring was sold immediately after the sale resulting in a 100% clearance.
Auctioneers: Aberdeen & Northern Marts