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Stirling Simmental Averages Fall

Simmental averages took a tumble at Stirling on Monday 17th February 2014, when 119 Bulls sold to average £5267 down £398 on the year for two less sold.

A 16,000gns bid topped the trade on the day, this was for Kersknowe Dandy, from John Jeffrey, Kelso, sired by Starline Apollo he was purchased by Messrs Soutar, Arbroath

Kersknowe Dandy

Kersknowe Dandy

The Judge, Society Council Member John Rixon, chose Atlow Dixon as his Champion, Dixon is a Lisglass Barnabus son, and found a new home with the Islavale herd of Messrs Stronach changing hands at 15,000gns. The Stronach’s recouped some of this when they sold Islavale Donald for 14,000gns to the Strathisala herd of Adrian Ivory.

Billy and Anne MacPherson sold a half brother of last years breed record priced Bel Dhu Capercaillie for 11,500gns. Bel Dhu Drummer, was purchased by Mr Strachan, Brechin.

Then at 11,000gns was Innerwick Dougal from Dorothy Moffat, and selling to Neil Anderson, farm manager for Professor W.A. Penny, Berwickshire.

Three bulls traded at 10,000gns., the first completing a great day for John Jeffery, Kersknowe Deputy, another Starline Apollo son, this one was purchased by Mr Marshall, Lanarkshire.

Then Andy and Steph Ryder sold Ryden Darthvader, this Clonagh Tiger Gallant son was purchased by Macfarlane Farms, Duns.

The last of the 10,000gns bulls came from Michael Barlow, Denizes Dictator, an Ashland Tornado son was purchased by SB Morrison, Muir of Ord.

Simmental

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