The May multi-breed bull sale at Stirling peaked at 12,000gns for a Limousin. The sale topper was the pre- sale champion, Anside Magneto, from the Irvine family, Keith. A son of Powerful Irish, this October 2016-born bull sold to Iain Wilkinson, Inchture for his Redstroke herd.
The reserve champion , Brims Murphy, from W. and A. Oag, Thurso made 9,000gns G. McCormick, Claggan.
A black Limousin from mother and daughter, Mary Fotheringham and Hazel McNee, Tealing sold for 8,000gns knocked down to W. M. Patrick, Balfron.
Charolais sold to 9,200gns for Goldies Moonlight, a fourth prize bull by Gretnahouse Herman from Hamish Goldie, South Bowerhouses, Dumfries.
The buyer was Colin Morrison, South Uist.
Mr Goldie also sold Goldie Moonbeam at 7,800gns to Mr McIntyre, Argyll, and Goldies Mercedes Benz for 7,500gns to Liam Muir, Orkney.
The reserve champion, Thrunton Maestro, from J.H.C. Campbell and Sons, Thrunton, made 8,000gns to G. Wilson and Sons, Glenkindie.
The RSPB, Isle of Islay, paid 7,500gns to secure Spittalton Newton from Andrew Burnett, Blair Drummond.
The Scottish Government Bull Stud at Inverness bought several bulls including the top price Simmental, Kerseknowe Heirloom, from John Jeffrey, Kelso, at 6,500gns.
Stewart Stronach, Keith, sold Islavale Handy for 6,200gns paid by Aitken Bros, Linlithgow. Mr Stronach also sold the Simmental reserve champion, Islavale Hoogee, for 5,800gns to Quality Meat Scotland chairman, Jim McLaren, buying for his Dargill herd. Lanark auctioneer, David Lowry, also hit the 5,800gns mark selling Keeldrum High Flyer to Robert Aitken, Fintry.
Beef Shorthorns sold to 8,000gns for the champion, Balgay Khamul, from Balgay Farms. Inchture.
This roan Meonhill Fortress son sold to A.S. Hogg, Birkenside, Earlston. Knockenjig Kite from David and Rosemary Dickie, Sanquhar, then sold for 6,000gns to Stephen Mackie, Methlick.
The top price for a small entry of Salers was 5,200gns bid by C. Robertson, Ballindalloch for the red polled bull, Rigel Laredo Poll, from Rigel Pedigree, Yarm.