Stirling Bull Sales 15 February 2016.
Judge Neil Austin, Boreland of Girthon, Gatehouse of Fleet.
Buyers from around the UK were present at the Salers sale; the show champion and top priced male went to Cuil Herbie born 19/4/14 sired by Cumbrian Jonnie a Vaillant son out of home bred Cuil Eliza this male caught the eye of many around the ring. He sold for 8,000gns to Bryn Robinson, Preen Bank Salers, Shropshire.
Whitebog James a June 2014 born Bijou bull went for 6,800gns.
Out of 15 bulls forward only 2 went back home, not a bad clearance rate.
Three females forward averaged 2100gns, female champion Lisanamaul Gaga a Seawell Fitzpatrick daughter born 22/7/13 went back home to Ireland. A good square heifer in calf due April.
A draft sale from Farmstock Genetics of maiden heifers had an average of 1818gns with a top price of 2100gns.
Class 1 – Bulls born between 24 Sept 2013 – 9 April 2014
1st Whitebog Joe, Mr A MacKenze (sold for 5000gns)
2nd Drumaglea Jack the Lad, Mr P Boyd (sold for 5500gns)
3rd Whitebog John, Mr A MacKenzie (sold for 4000gns)
4th Rigel Pericles, Rigel Pedigree (sold for 3200gns)
5th Kaimburn Joker, Edgerston Trading (2006) Ltd (sold for 4000gns)
Class 2 – Bulls born on or after 19 April 2014
1st Cuil Herbie, Mr G S McClymont (sold for 8000gns)
2nd Drumaglea Jackpot, Mr P Boyd (sold for 5000gns)
3rd Whitebog Jack, Mr A MacKenzie (no sale)
4th Whitebog James, Mr A MacKenzie (sold for 6800gns)
5th Whitebog Jeff, Mr A MacKenzie (sold for 5000gns)
Class 3, Heifers born on or after 22 July 2013
1st Lisnamaul Gaga, P J Maginn & Sons (no sale)
2nd Cumbrian Veritable 701, Farmstock Gentics (sold for 2500gns)
3rd Beeston Hall Hattie, Beeston Hall Farms Ltd (sold for 1700gns)
Thank you to all exhibitors, vendors, purchases and United Auctions.