5500GNS GRANGEWOOD LUCAS TOPS WORCESTER SIMMENTAL SALE

5500GNS GRANGEWOOD LUCAS TOPS WORCESTER SIMMENTAL SALE

17 bulls sell, up 8 on the year, to average £3996 7 bulls sell at 4000gns and more Popes herd lifts Champion & Reserve in the bulls Fole Dispersal Sale tops at 3200gns Grangewood Lucas 5,500gns Grangewood Lucas from Mr & Mrs AS&YA Leedham, Rowan Farm,...

Perth Autumn Sale

by | Oct 26, 2004


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The 102 bulls sold averaged £3413 – down £24 on last year when 105 changed hands.

Top price of the day came for the reserve junior champion, the March 2003 Woodhall Premier, from Hector MacAskill, Woodhall, Dunbar, and sold to Richard Rodgers, Portglenone, Co Antrim, for 13,000gns.

The junior champion, the May 2003 Skerrington Pinnacle, from John Young, Skerrington Mains, Kilmarnock, made 12,000gns. The buyer was Billy MacPherson, Blackford, Inverness.

Skerrington Pinnacle

The supreme champion, the March Corskie Principal from Jim and Ian Green, Corskie, Fochabers, Moray, sold for 11,000gns. This beast joins the pedigree herd of Boddington Estates, near Cheltenham. The sire, Popes Laird, cost 12,000gns in February 2002 and has proved to be real breeder and an outstanding bargain.

Corskie Priciple

Another son of this bull from Corskie, a second prize winner, sold at 10,000gns to Adrian Ivory, Strathisla Farms, Meigle, Perth.

Billy MacPherson, of Blackford, has bred numerous fine bulls this year. He had a top of 7000gns selling to Forteviot Farms, Dupplin, Perth, where the bull will be run with commercial cows.

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