Sales from the Slievenagh; Omorga; and Hiltonstown herds Three-year-old cow Slievenagh Klassy Lady was exported to Felix Tobler from Switzerland. The New Year is off to a good start for three Simmental herds located in counties Antrim and Tyrone, Northern Ireland,...
SIMMENTALS TOPPING COMMERCIAL SALES AT DINGWALL, PENRITH, MARKET DRAYTON, SEDGEMOOR, ABERDEEN, EXETER, HUNTLY, STIRLING, HOLSWORTHY, MALTON, TRURO, DUMFRIES, FROME, HALLWORTHY, CARLISLE, MALTON, OSWESTRY, & NEWTON STEWART
SIMMENTALS NATURAL MILK AND MATERNAL COMBINED WITH TOP CARCASE TRAITS DELIVERING EFFICIENCY AND PROFITABILITY AROUND THE UK On 8th December, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, held a sale store cattle and adult breeding cattle at Dingwall. Young Bulls sold to...
Omorga Murphy, Top price bull calf 16,000gns • Islavale heifers at 9000gns, 8000gns (x2), and 7000gns • Newbiemains heifer at 9000gns • 21 lots sell at 4000gns and over • Served & maiden heifers averaged £4396 • Bull calves average £6174 The ‘standout’ January...
Aberdeen and Northern Marts show and sale 26th February 2020 – Sale report
Judging the Aberdeen and Northern Mart spring sale at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, was Ian Goldie, of Greenhill, Cummertrees, Annan.
Topping the trade on the day at 8,500gns was lot 47, ISLAVALE JESTER 18, bred by W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. Sired by the well-known RANFURLY CONFEDERATE C24 11 EX 94, out of one of the 22,000gns DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 EX 93 daughters, sold to Gill & Co, Ross-Shire.
Securing the second top price on the day was the Champion bull LOT 50 BLACKFORD JAGUAR 18, bred by Mr W G Macpherson (A Firm), Blackford Farm, Croy, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 5PS. Sired by the noted BLACKFORD GALAXY 15, and out of a KILBRIDE FARM STRABANE daughter, sold for 5,800gns to G Ramsay, Keith.
Third top price on the day and the Reserve Champion bull was LOT 46, TILLYEVE JASON 18, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6SJ. An OVERHILL HOUSE GANDHI son, out of a GRANGEWOOD COLUMBUS 11 daughter. Sold for 4,800gns to B Norburn, Freswick.
Selling at 4,200gns was LOT 51 ISLAVALE JUKEBOX 18, another from the Stronach family, and again sired by the well-known RANFURLY CONFEDERATE C24 11 EX 94, out of a CHESTERMANN VARNEY daughter, sold to Mr Alexander, Banchory.
10 Bulls sold to average £4,494, up £84 on last year