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Stirling Bulls: Aberdeen Angus females see a joint high of 5,000gns

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The first was secured by pre-sale show reserve champion Haughton Jace Erica N096 from Peter Whittaker and Fraser Cormak, Cornhill-on-Tweed.

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By Bleblack Blackrod J160 and out of Flodden Jace Erica K540, whose family bred two bulls averaging 7,000gns in 2011, the May-2013 born heifer sold to Messrs Douglas, Weatheriggs.

 

Also at 5,000gns was Jamie Rettie, Alloa with the April-2007 born Wall Tidy Bee G567. Purchased for 3,400gns at the Wall dispersal in Carlisle, it is a Blelack Jury Eric C673 daughter, out of Wall Tidy Bee D315 and was knocked down to Adrian Johnson, Brandsby.

 

Richard and Carol Rettie, then sold the show champion, Billinge Magic Jenya Erica N258, born in September 2013 for 4,000gns to B. and J. Mackay, Caithness.

 

At the same money was J. Gilmour and Co, Forfar with the March-2013 born Belhaven Rossellini K221, also selling to Mr Brandsby.

Chathill reduction

Leading Pat Robson, Chathill’s reduction of pedigree females was the May-2012 born Chathill Rosebud M668 at 4,500gns, knocked down to D, Clarkson, Biggar. This was followed by the April-2007 born Chatill Eston Anne G344, sold to J.H.C. Campbell and Sons, Northumberland for 4,200gns.

Averages:

Females, £2,840 (28); Chathill reduction, £2411 (55).

 

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