Charolais led the bidding at 6,500gns and achieved the day’s highest average of £4,022 at the multi beef breed show and sale staged in Perth on Monday 4 May.
Thrunton Caledonian TI +24, SRI +27
Sale topper was the day’s reserve champion, Thrunton Caledonian TI +24, SRI +27, a 22 month old by the 17,000gns Coolnaslee Universe and out of a homebred dam by Blanerne Fearless.
Bred and exhibited by the Campbell family, Ian and John and their father, Colin of Thrunton Alnwick, he was knocked down sold to RT Phaup and Partner, Cocksburnspath, Berwick on Tweed.
The Campbells went on to secure the next two highest bids. At 5,500gns they offered Thrunton Cassius TI +23, SRI +35, an October 2007 born entry by Burradon Talisman, sire of the 55,000gns Perth supremo, Thrunton Voldemort, and out of a dam by the noted Mowbraypark Orlando. He crossed the water to Islay with G and M Porter, Bridgend.
Next at 4,800gns was the 22 month old Thrunton Commando, another Talisman son and out of a homebred dam also by Orlando. He sold to A and H Sim and Son, Monymusk, Inverurie.
Sharing a 4,800gns price tag was first class prize winner, Newhouse Castoff TI +37, SRI +43 from father and son team, Drew and Bob Adam, Newhouse, of Glamis, Glamis, Perthshire to Aucheneck Farms, Killearn, Glasgow. This 17 month old was by the 14,000gns Sackville Adonis and out of a homebred cow by the 20,000gns Blelack Rustic.
Two lots were bid to 4,500gns. First to go was the day’s champion, Coolnaslee Cardinal, a 22 month old by Allanfauld Superscot and consigned by Paul Stobart, Renwick, Penrith. He was knocked down sold to T Howden and Son, Balerno, Midlothian.
The second 4,500gns call was made by Preston Hall Farming Company, Pathhead, Midlothain for Vexour Clive TI+39, SRI +47 from AJ Lyle, Midcambushinnie, Dunblane. Sired by the 7,000gns Maerdy Tally a former Young Bull Promotion Scheme sire, he was out of a Mortimers bred cow going back to Cleffany Spitfire.
Averages: 13 bulls £4022.31
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