Charolais trade was led by a strong commercial interest at
the Aberdeen and Northern Marts multibreed Spring show on Wednesday 26 February,
where Charolais averages climbed by £481.25 from last year.
Charolais once again sold the highest
number of bulls as well as producing the biggest average of all breeds sold at
the Spring round of the Stirling bull sales.
A small but high-quality offering of
Charolais bulls saw a high of 5,500gns and an average of £3,525 for the
seven bulls sold at Borderway Mart on Friday 22 November.
Topping at 6,100gns with an average of £3615.94 for the 32 bulls sold, an increase of five from last year’s tally, the sale at Welshpool on Thursday 7 November also saw the clearance rate rise by an impressive 14%.
Charolais claimed the highest average, top price and largest
clearance rate of all the breeds selling at the Autumn round of the Stirling
bull sales on Tuesday 22 October.
was ready commercial trade for Charolais at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, on
Saturday 11th May, where 61 bulls sold to average £4,855.82 with a
clearance of 75% and 22 lots sold for 5,000gns and above.