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Stirling Bull sales 16th & 17th February 2020 – Sale Report

by | Feb 18, 2020

Judging the Stirling Spring pre-sale show was Mr Phillip Simmers from Backmuir Farm, Keith, Banffshire.

Judge - Phillip Simmers from the Backmuir herd.
Judge Phillip Simmers

Topping the male trade on the day at 18,000gns was the Intermediate and Overall Champion WOLFSTAR JACKAROO 18, bred by Mr A King, Wolfstar, Ormiston, East Lothian, EH35 5NH. A TEAM CELTIC son, out of a WOLFSTAR WOTSIT daughter. Purchased by the judge Mr Phillip Simmers, Backmuir Farm, Keith, Banffshire.

Wolfstar Jackaroo - Intermediate and Overall Champion selling for the top price of 18,000gns
Wolfstar Jackaroo

Second top price, also from the same stable, selling for 17,000gns was the Reserve Senior Champion WOLFSTAR JIMMY CHOO 18. An ISLAVALE GUY 15 son, out of a TEAM CELTIC 11 daughter. Also purchased by the judge Phillip Simmers, Back Muir Farm, Keith Banffshire.

Wolfstar Jimmy Choo - Reserve Senior Champion sold for 17,000gns
Wolfstar Jimmy Choo

Third top price of the day, selling for 10,000gns was FINLARG JAGUAR 18, bred by Kate & Alan McNee, Over Finlarg Farm, Tealing, Dundee, DD4 OQE. A TEAM DRAMBUIE 12 son, out of a HALENOOK VARGNER daughter. Sold to McClymont & Son, Yarrow, Selkirk.

Finlarg Jaguar - sold for 10,000gns
Finlarg Jaguar

3 went under the hammer at 9,000gns

RANFURLY JACKPOT J12 18, bred by Mr WD & JD Hazelton, Cohannon House, 25 Bovean Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone, N Ireland, BT71 6HR. An AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 son, out of a HILLCREST CHAMPION daughter, sold for 9,000gns to Philip Haugh Estates, Selkirk.

Ranfurly Jackpot sold for 9,000gns
Ranfurly Jackpot

Next came, CORSKIE JACKPOT 18, bred by MR WJ & J GREEN, CORSKIE, GARMOUTH, FOCHABERS, MORAY, IV32 7NN. A DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 EX 93 son, out of one of the Breed Record BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 daughters. Sold for 9,000gns to J S Gunn, Mavsey, Caithness.

Corskie Jackpot sold for 9,000gns
Corskie Jackpot

The last to secure 9,000gns was SALTIRE JAGUAR 18, bred by J & G HOULISTON, 10 NEWMAINS, DREM NORTH BERWICK, EAST LOTHIAN, EH39 5BL. Another TEAM CELTIC 11 son, out of a KILBRIDE FARM DRAGOON 12 daughter. Purchased by JA Griffin, 54 Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots.

Saltire Jaguar sold for 9,000gns
Saltire Jaguar

BROOMBRAE JOEY 18, bred by Mr G L Clark, Broombrae Farm, Auchtermuchty, Cupar, Fife KY14 7EE. A CORSKIE ELGIN 13 son, out of a TEAM WISCONSIN daughter, sold for 8,200gns to R Forrest Ltd, Duns, Berwickshire.

Broombrae Joey sold for 8,200gns
Broombrae Joey

MANOR PARK JOHN 18, bred by Mr D C Houldey, Kirtleton House, Waterbeck, Lockerbie, DG11 3HD. A CORSKIE EBAY 13 son, out of a BLACKFORD WORZEL 2 daughter, sold for 8,000gns to Floors Farming, Kelso.

Manor Park John sold for 8,000gns
Manor Park John

Also, selling for 8,000gns was BLACKFORD JUMBO 18, bred by MR W G MACPHERSON (A FIRM), BLACKFORD FARM, CROY, INVERNESS, INVERNESS-SHIRE, IV2 5PS. A BLACKFORD GALAXY 15 son, out of a KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 EX 93 daughter. Purchased by A Wright, Argaty, Doune.

Blackford Jumbo sold for 8,000gns
Blackford Jumbo

Topping the female trade of the day was the Female Champion ANNICK DUCHESS 19TH, bred by Mr L D Quarm, HOLEHOUSE FARM, ANNICK LODGE ESTATE, BY IRVINE, AYRSHIRE, KA11 2AF. Sired by WOLFSTAR GOLD DIGGER 15 and out of a SKERRINGTON VISA daughter, sold for 4,200gns to the judge Phillip Simmers, Backmuir Farm, Keith, Banffshire.

Annick Duchess 19th, Female Champion sold for 4,200gns.
Annick Duchess 19th

Bulls met a 67% clearance, with 86 bulls selling to average £5039, up £64

16 females sold to average £1995

5 Cows and calves sold to average £2415