• Ranfurly heifers top at 5400gns & 4900gns• Omorga heifers at 4700gns & 4400gns• Cladymore heifer at 4600gns• Ten-month-old ‘Miss Crumble’ tops Commercials at 2700gns Female champion at 50th Anniversary Simmental Spectacular was Ranfurly Weikel 40th L10 sold...
• 57 bulls sold, up 5 on the year• Bulls average £5961, up £372 on the year• 22 bulls sell at 6000gns or more, with three at five figures• 7 Islavale bulls average £9185• Corskie lead female trade at 6000gns Auchorachan Landmark 18,000gns The junior bull Auchorachan...
57 bulls sell to average £5961, up £372 on the year. Lot 777, Auchorachan Landmark 20 from D & R Durno & Sons, topped the Sale at 18000gns. The Auchorachan Hercules sired bull, out of Auchorachan Holly, led the Sale, being purchased by Mr B Grant, of the...
Perth Autumn Sale
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.
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.
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.