Dumfries breeder Bruce Goldie led the Limousin bull trade, with his April-2014 Goldies Jogger selling for 13,500gns.
Secured by J. and P. Carr Farms, East Sussex it is an AI Ampertaine Foreman son, out of the brood cow Goldies Vitality, which has bred sons to 26,000gns, 23,000gns and 21,000gns.
Averages were down £165 on the year with 43 bulls averaging £4,552 and a clearance of 68 per cent.
Two were knocked down at 8,500gns, the first being Andrew Burnett, Stirling’s, class winner, the May-2014 born Spittalton Jed selling to Walter Dandie and Sons, West Lothian.
At the same money and age was Archie MacGregor, Glasgow, with a Allanfauld Jumper, bought by W.F. and H Logan, Ayrshire.
Spittalton Jed from Andrew Burnett, Stirling selling to Walter Dandie and Sons, West Lothian for 8,500gns.
Allanfaud then had another at 6,000gns, this time Powerful Judge selling to J. and R. Stanger, Orkney.
Ian Nimmo, Wishaw, saw his April 2014-born Maraiscote Jura secure 7,200gns. This year’s Royal Highland reserve male breed champion, it sold to A.H. Sim and Son, Inverurie.
At 7,000gns was William McLaren, Kirriemuir, with McLaren Black Jack. Inter-breed junior bull at Kirriemuir Show this year is was the pick of Messrs Gray, Orkney.
A trio of bulls reached 6,000gns, including Stirling’s Ronald Dick’s 20-month-old Ronick Jimmy, selling to E. Templeton and Co, Newton Stewart.
Next was W. and A. Callion, Stirling, with the April 2014-born Lodge Josh, the pick of Messrs Swanson.
Last was Ellon’s Michael Massie with his 18-month-old Elrick Jackal, selling to Gary Bell, Lockerbie.
In the female section, top price was Robert Adams and Son, Forfar, selling the rising two-year-old Newhouse Ishbell to R.S. Duncan, Aberdeen, for 2,800gns.
At 2,600gns was Ayr-based Ashley Bothwell’s August 2013-born Trueman Imagine. Bred by Henry Savage, Co Down, it sold back to Northern Ireland with Messrs McGookin, Co Fergus.
Another from Mr Bothwell then commanded 2,300gns, with J. and J. Craig, Lanarkshire, taking home Ringway Hope, a February 2012-born heifer bred by P.J. Henshall, Lockerbie.
Robert Adams was in again at 2,300gns for Newhouse Jane, bought by D.G. Cunningham, Lanarkshire.
43 bulls, £4,552 (49 bulls, £4,914 in 2014); 21 females, £2,025 (xx females, £2,332 in 2014).