2017 Castle Douglas Autumn Sale
The Castle Douglas sale is Saturday 4 November, entry forms are available to download here or can be posted from the market by ringing 01556 502381 Download Sale Schedule here Download the Herd Health Declaration Form here
2017 Welshpool Autumn Sale
The Welshpool Sale is Saturday 14 October, entry forms are available to download here or can be posted from the market office by ringing 01938 553438 Download Sale Conditions here Download Sale Entry Forms here Download the Herd Health Declaration Form here
2017 STIRLING BULL SALE 1st MAY
A fantastic sale for Salers at the Stirling May Sale, with Salers taking the record for the highest priced bull from any breed at the May Multi Breed Sale. With the highest averages at £5,635 it was a good day at the office for the breed. 9 out of 11 bulls sold in the ring with the Show Champion Whitebog Kick-Ass selling for 8,500gns, but it was Patrick Boyds Drumaglea Kes from Tiree, which made the high ... Read more >>>
2017 WELSHPOOL MAY SOCIETY SALE
The Interest in Salers continues. Cracking trade at Welshpool Livestock Market for the Salers Spring Society Sale – 8 Bulls averaged £4803.75, topping at £6824. Cow and calf made £2835, Commercial heifers averaged £1472.50. Lot 198 Seawell Kincaid made top price of 6,500gns, this March 2015 bull sired by Seawell Governor out of French import Ventouse from PM & SM Donger, Towcester was sold to Salers breeder Simon Hill from Newport Pagnall. Lot 191 was the only female ... Read more >>>
2017 NEWARK SOCIETY SALE
The Newark Society Sale takes place on 18th March, download the catalogue here.  
2017 STIRLING BULL SALES FEBRUARY
A NEW BREED RECORD! Salers continue their popularity with breeders, 10 bulls sold through the ring to an average £6,983, up £1,895 on the year. Achieving top prices of 12,000gns, a new breed record was set by two bulls:- Drumaglea Kingpin 2 from P. Boyd, Isle of Tiree, sold to The McClymonts of Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire. Kingpin 2, born 13/4/15,  sired by Sancy out of Drumaglea Alice is a powerful bull full of presence. DRUMAGLEA KINGPIN 2 Whitebog Kracker from ... Read more >>>
2016 Castle Douglas Sale
25TH ANNUAL PREMIER SHOW & SALE OF SALERS CATTLE Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited in association with the Salers Cattle Society staged the 25th Annual Show and Sale of Pedigree and Commercial Cattle at Castle Douglas on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th November 2016. The Show, kindly sponsored by Farmer Guardian, drew a vast audience of breeders and enthusiasts from throughout the country. Judging the event this year was Mr Murray Lyle who runs the Strathallan herd ... Read more >>>
2016 Welshpool Autumn Sale
A good sale of commercial heifers at Welshpool today (15th October). No pedigree females forward and three bulls sold to a top of £4620, averaging at £3300. Our thanks to the judge Alun Thomas and our sponsors Allington Hughes Law – director Rachel Wyn Jones attended the sale and assisted the judge in presenting the rosettes and sashes. Rigel Pennine from Terence and Jane Pye of Yarm, North Yorkshire topped at £4620. Rigel Pennine is sired by Rigel ... Read more >>>
2016 Welshpool Spring Sale
A good show of pedigree Salers at Welshpool stood before judge Benoit David who travelled to Wales from Normandy. Benoit’s family have a successful herd of pedigree Salers in Normandy, France. Benoit and girlfriend Charlotte Martin enjoyed their experience and we enjoyed their company and wish them all the best for their forthcoming wedding. A good sale of commercial cattle followed judging with averages of £1088 topping at £1764 for a an in calf 24month old heifer from ... Read more >>>
2016 Newark Sale 12 March
There was a small but select offering of Salers at the English Premier Pedigree Show and Sale at Newark Livestock Market on Saturday 12th March. The pre sale show was judged by Mr Ian McNee from Doncaster. In the bull class Ian had four to select from and picked out Seawell Jeremiah as the male champion and the overall champion. Jeremiah born 13/3/14 is sired by French Import Casper, out of French import Duchesse unfortunately he didn’t make ... Read more >>>
2016 Stirling Bull Sales February
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 ... Read more >>>
2015 Castle Douglas Sale
Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited staged the 24th Annual Show and Sale of Commercial and Pedigree Salers Cattle at Castle Douglas on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th November 2015. With a total of 241 head of cattle presented a remarkable clearance of 99.6% was achieved with only one heifer passing through unsold. Breed records were well and truly broken at the sale when Lot No 27 Cumbrian Capermello; a July 2013 bull from Farmstock Genetics sold ... Read more >>>
2015 Autumn Welshpool Sale
A good trade at Welshpool Livestock Market on 17th October showed that Salers are very much in demand, especially females. Pedigree females topped at 3650gns for Felin Infinity (Champion Female at this year’s Royal Welsh Show) bred by Harri and Sioned Pritchard from Pwllheli, Gwynedd. Infinity, born 19/03/2013 also won her class and won Female Champion at the pre sale show. Sired by Cupid a French import out of Felin Cara, Infinity sold in calf to ... Read more >>>
Welshpool Show and Sale 14 May 2015
A successful sale of Salers was held at Welshpool Livestock Sales on Thursday 14th May 2015. The show saw Seawell Idris named Champion Bull, a  February 2013 born bull sired by Casper. He sold for 8000 gns, which was also the top price of the sale. Reserve Champion title went to Seawell Invader, a March 2013 born bull, Sired by Denver, and went on to make 7500gns. Out of the 7 bulls forward, 5 sold to an ... Read more >>>
Newark Show and Sale 28 March 2015
A busy market day at Newark with some quality Salers on offer alongside Lincoln Reds, Aberdeen Angus, Simmentals and British Blues plus several hundred sheep! First the show results judged by Alistair Smith of Nottinghamshire Bulls 1st           Approach Farm Griffin – A & K Gowthorpe, York 2nd          Seawell Indigo – PM & SM Donger, Towcester 3rd           Seawell Ishmael – PM & SM Donger, Towcester Females 1st           Beeston Hall Genna – S & R Hallos, Halifax 2nd          Rigel Contessa – Rigel Pedigree, Yarm 3rd           ... Read more >>>
STIRLING BULL SALES 16 FEBRUARY 2015
Salers bulls sold to a top of 5800gns, 16 bulls sold to an average of £3754 (this includes animals sold out of the ring) Top price went to two lots Lot 7, From J Pirie, Kingussie – Chapelpark Hawk, this April 2013 born bull was calf at foot of Chapelpark Una at the Royal Highland Show 2013, Una took the female Salers Champion and reserve overall. Hawk sired by Chapelpark Arron is a big powerful bull. Lot 15 ... Read more >>>
Castle Douglas Autumn Sale 2014
A packed ringside looked on at the 23rd Annual Sale of Salers at Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas – commercial cattle sold up to £1450 for bulling heifers with in-calf heifers reaching £1700 this was followed by an excellent start on pedigree Salers with the first female to enter the ring Lisnamaul Floss making top price female at £5250. This May 2012 born animal from PJ Maginn  & Sons, Northern Ireland is in calf to Seawell ... Read more >>>
Stirling Autumn Sale
The reputation of the Stirling Bull Sales to draw potential buyers from the length and breadth of Scotland (and the rest of the UK) meant that there was an excellent level of interest in the Salers lines prior to the sale. The most encouraging aspect of this was the steady flow of enquiries from suckler farmers and pedigree breeders planning the change to Salers.  The tough market conditions meant that the Salers, like all the main breeds, experienced selective bidding and lower clearance ... Read more >>>
Welshpool Autumn Sale
The sun was shining at the first Salers Society Autumn Sale at Welshpool  (18th October) especially on the Show Champion Seawell Icebreaker, a Feb 2013 born bull out of Seawell Feather (a Trafalgar Daughter), by Seawell Extra (from French parentage). Seawell Extra is a bull that is producing some impressive animals in the UK, as seen in this champion. Reserve Champion went to Rigel Commodore a big, powerful sort, born February 2012. Commodore is sired by ... Read more >>>
4500gns top price at Welshpool
Trade at the Salers Society Sale held at Welshpool Livestock Market on Thursday was up to a top of 4500gns. This was paid for Rigel Jarrow Poll from the Pye family. Sired by Amazonien he has strong growth rates and carries strong maternal traits from both the maternal and paternal lines. He was purchased by Messrs Saunders, Caerphilly. In-calf heifers sold up to 2500gns for the Pye’s Rigel Onika, a daughter of Casimir who was breed champion ... Read more >>>
5000gns top for Rigel at Stirling
Although not a Society sale, the May multi-breed sale at Stirling saw all four Salers bulls offered sell to average £3360. Sale leader at 5000gns was Rigel Discovery from Messrs Pye. This black coated Rigel Othello son is out of Rigel Dixie, an Amazonien daughter. Combining Othello and Amazonien this bull will posses strong maternal traits with a large pelvic area, good udder and plenty of milk.  He was purchased by Messrs Wallace, Whauphill, Newton Stewart. The ... Read more >>>
Seawell lead Newark trade at 3300gns
Encouraged by the successful sales of Salers bulls and breeding females entered by individual members of the Salers Society over a number of years at the Newark April Multibreed Sale, the Salers Cattle Society held its inaugural Spring Sale on Saturday 3rd May at Newark Livestock Market. Leading trade at 3300gns was Seawell Homer from Peter Donger. This February 2012-born Seawell Extra son is out of Aurore, a Texas daughter and was purchased by  Conor ... Read more >>>
Salers sell to 3800gns at Thainstone Spring Show and Sale
Trade for Salers at the Spring Show and Sale at Thainstone today has been up to 3800gns for Corrichie Douglas from John McIntyre, Echt, Westhill. This April 2012-born Whiteboy Convenor son is out of Cuil Britany, a Blazer daughter. He sold to Messrs Murphy, Cragiedaff, Durris, Banchory. A second top price of 3200gns was achieved on two occasions, the first being Tolquhon Bruno from the Sleigh family, Tarves, Ellon. This third prize winner in the pre-sale ... Read more >>>
Strong demand for Salers heifers at Exeter
There was a packed sale ring at Kivells & Husseys’s Exeter Livestock Centre for their monthly catalogued sale of Breeding stock which was complimented with two excellent dispersals. Buyers travelled from as far as Monmouthshire and Essex as well as all parts of the Westcountry. The sale started with a consignment of Salers bulling and yearling heifers from Steve and Carole Simmons of South Molton. Their heifers sold to a top of £1080 on three occasions, ... Read more >>>
7800gns top price at Stirling Bull Sales
Demand was strong for the select offering of Salers bulls in Stirling, with a top price of 7800gns and an average of £4725 for seven bulls and £2153 for two females sold. Sale leader was Whitebog Harvey from Alister MacKenzie, this April 2012-born Seawell Diplomat son stood first in his class in the pre-sale judging. His dam is the Cumbria Fury daughter Whitebog Rosie. He heads to Orkney with K Harvey, Vestrafold Farm. The champion Seamore Hernot ... Read more >>>
22nd Annual Premier Show and Sale of Salers Cattle
Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited staged the 22nd Annual Premier Show and Sale of Pedigree and Commercial Salers Cattle under the auspices of the Salers Cattle Society. In general, trade for both pedigree and commercial females greatly exceeded expectations, whilst bulls met with a limited demand resulting in very selective bidding. At the Friday’s show, judge Gerald Smith, Drumsleed, found his female champion in the form of the senior heifer Darnford Evita from David Watson,Banchory. Evita is ... Read more >>>
Cleuchhead Brandy sells privately
The Livesey family have sold their homebred Salers bull Cleuchhead Brandy privately for £6000 to Bob and Lesley Howatt, Kinnaird Farm, Cupar, Fife. This April 2012-born bull is by the Gitan son Drumlegagh Brandon and out of Cleuchhead Gentle 12, a Valentin daughter, his EBVs are in the top 1% of the breed for maternal values. Brandy stood first in his class at the Royal Highland Show this year. Rob, Kath, Iain and Rory Livesey have ... Read more >>>
Seawell leads Welshpool trade at 4800gns
A small but select group of Salers were forward for a successful day at Welshpool Livestock Centre on 16th May. Leading the trade at 4800gns was Seawell Gazette from PM and SM Donger. Gazette is by Ultra, a French bred bull who is renowned for producing excellent heifers, with his male offspring proving to be suberb crossing bulls. He sold to Messrs Jones of Welshpool. Top price cow and calf came from Wilf and Christine Burrows. Hampton ... Read more >>>
Castle Douglas spring sale sees 4200gns top
There were 11 bulls forward for the Spring Sale on 4th May as well as two females and 12 commercials. Seawell Garfield took the “prize bull” rosette in the bull parade prior to the sale and was top price in the sale ring at 4,200gns. This June 2011-born Seawell Extra son is out of the imported dam Urne from breeder Duval Gerard. Seawell Extra is a home bred by Union son from the Dongers of Seawell ... Read more >>>
Stirling Bull Sales
Winning the first class of Salers was Whitebog Geronimo from Alistair MacKenzie (lot 10), a son of Seawell Diplomat out of Whitebog Sheila, a Lascar daughter. Second spot went to Rigel Popeye (lot 2) from The Pye family, this one is by Rigel Duncan and out of Rigel Pascal, a Rigel Othello. While in third was Drumaglea Zenith (lot 1), this is by Sancy Sim and is out of Rigel Mithrill. Geronimo topped the sale ... Read more >>>
Trease herd disperses to a top of 2600gns
The dispersal sale of Salers on behalf of Gerald Benney, Trease herd, sold to a superb trade topping at 2600gns for Rigel Paloma, a 2008 born black Salers with bull calf by Trease Barney at foot. At 2550gns was the herd’s 2009 Royal Cornwall Show Champion again from the Rigel herd, the 2007 born  Rigel Tansy with a bull calf by Rigel Oberon at foot. Trease cows topped by Trease Tia 3 with heifer calf at foot ... Read more >>>
Autumn Stirling trade peaks at 5600gns
Sale leader in the male offering at Stirling this month at 5,600gns was Whitebog Fantastic, owned by the MacKenzies. Born March 2010 this bull is by Bijou and out of the home bred cow Whitebog Claire. An impressive animal put forward by Alistair and family, he was purchased by J and S Manners, Hawick, Roxburghshire. The top price heifer at 2,100gns was Seamore Fantastic  from James and Sophie Manners, bought by Forthill Farming, Brechin, Angus. Another Seamore ... Read more >>>
Stirling trade peaks at 3500gns for the champion
Judge, Graham McClymont, Cuil, Newton Stewart, backed his decision by purchasing his choice of champion in the Salers ring at the newly named Stirling Bull Sales. Cumbrian Jonnie owned by Brian Walling and Sons, Farmstock Genetics, Over Whitlaw, Selkirk sold for 3500gns. He is out of the Cumbrian Thunderbird sired cow Cumbrian Jolie 57. Homebred genetics were behind the second top priced Salers, Callander Smythe, by Callander Ted and out of Callander Silvie, from the Shepherds, ... Read more >>>
Castle Douglas spring sale hits 7000gns top for Whitebog
The society, in association with the Wallets Marts, staged their first annual spring sale of Salers Cattle at Castle Douglas. A good ringside of breed enthusiasts were forward from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales. Commercial cattle sold well whilst pedigree bulls were a more selective trade. Topping the sale at 7000gns was Whitebog Fury from Mr A McKenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose. This March 2010-born bull is out of the French import Bijou. His dam, Whitebog Winnie, is ... Read more >>>
Glynne Hall clinches Welshpool spring championship
At this year’s Welshpool Spring Sale, judge D Gilder, Gloucester picked his show champion in the two year old bull Glynne Hall Dynamite from TT Jones and Son, Glyn Farm, Llanidloes, Powys. This powerful bull by Mock Arwyn is out of Cuil Vixen and made 3000gns in the ring. The reserve champion from Peter Donger, Towcester, was Seawell Faroh. This Trafalgar son is out of  Viennoise and sold for 3600gns. Both animals quality examples of the ... Read more >>>
7800gns top for premier sale at Castle Douglas
Leading the trade for bulls at the Premier Show and Sale was the second prize winner Seawell Fitzroy from Peter Donger, Foxley, Towcaster at 7800gns. Purchasing him was Messrs Mitchell, Station Farm, Fakenham, Norfolk. While female trade peaked at 7000gns for Drumlegagh Corissa from J and EA Elliott, Newtonstewart, County Tyrone. She was awarded female and overall champion by judge David Watson, Banchory. The event had a real four nations feel about it with buyers and sellers ... Read more >>>
Salers top trade at lanark store sale
Sold through Lawrie and Symington, Lanark on 13/10/09, a pen of ten pure Salers bullocks from Benson Wemyss, Edston, Peebles, weighing 274kgs. at 6 ½ months of age sold to a top price of £680 per head or £2.48 per kg, an average dwg of 1.3kg. This was achieved straight off their mothers, grazing hill ground at 1600ft, and with limited creep feed for only four weeks prior to the sale. They outsold their Lim x ... Read more >>>
Castle Douglas trade hits 4800gns on two occasions
The 21st Annual Sale at Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas was a great success with a top price of 4800gns achieved on two occasions. First at this money was David Watson, Darnford, Banchory, Aberdeen, who sold Darnford Dynamite, a 18 month old Chapelpark Ali son out of Precieux daughter Drumlegagh Bea. He was bought by J Howatson of Newton Stewart. Then Rob and Kath Livesey, Firth Farm, Lilliesleaf, Melrose, sold their 18 month old Cleuchhead Archer. He ... Read more >>>
 

February 20th Stirling Bull Sales

United Auctions, Stirling

March 18th Newark Sale

Newark Livestock Market, Newark

May 1st Stirling Bull Sales

United Auctions, Stirling

May 10th-13th Royal Ulster Show

Northern Ireland

May 16th NSA Welsh Sheep Event

Brecon, Powys

May 20th Welshpool Show and Sale

Welshpool Livestock Centre

8th June Scots Beef

Berwickshire

June 8th-10th Royal Cornwall Show

Wadebridge, Cornwall

June 22nd-25th Royal Highland Show

Ingleston, Edinburgh

July 11th-13th Great Yorkshire Show

Harrogate Show Ground

July 24th – 27th Royal Welsh Show

Builth Wells

October 14th Welshpool Show and Sale

Welshpool Livestock Centre

November 3rd Agri Expo

Harrison and Hetherington, Carlisle

November 3rd – 4th Premier Show and Sale

Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas

November 27th-28th Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Builth Wells

 

Council Meetings take place

March 5th / June 4th / September 3rd / December 3rd

 

Annual General Meeting

November 3rd Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas

 

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