THE annual premier show and sale of Luing cattle was hosted at Castle Douglas, where an April 2015-born bull sold to a high of 17,000gns.
Finlarg Tornado, a homebred bull from Robert and Hazel McNee, Tealing, Dundee, by Finlarg Pedro and out of Finlarg Bounty, a daughter of Benhar Kaiser, it was knocked down to Messrs McArthur, Nunnerie, for the leading bid.
At 9,000gns was a lot from Robert McNee of the Benhar herd, Armadale, with March 2015-born Benhar Typhoon. Sired by the 7,200gn Attonburn Nijinsky and out of Benhar Bracklinn P43, it went home with newly elected society chairman Dave Stanners, Tynedale.
The Graham family, Craigdarroch, sold the Finlarg Nimrod son Craigdarroch Torres next at 6,800gns. Born in May 2015 and out of Craigdarroch P82, it sold to Kirsty Dunlop of the Commonside herd, Hawick.
The champion pair of in-calf heifers came from the Benhar herd, Armadale, and went on to sell for 3,000gns each to D. McFadzean, Balado.
23 bulls, £4,966.26 (+£124.95); in-calf heifers, £2,028.75 (+£111.75); 136 bulling heifers, £1,354.79 (+£114.18).