Seven bulls forward at the Stirling May Bull sales from three vendors, with six selling (one outside of the ring). Judge Ian Smith of Alford, Aberdeenshire spotted the top priced bull Rigel Laredo Poll (from the Rigel Herd, Yarm, North Yorkshire) in the pre-sale show putting him as overall show champion. Sired by Rigel Byron Poll out of Rigel Dixie an Amazonien cow, this April 2016 bull showed some power and sold for 5200gns to C Robertson, Ballindalloch.
Rigel Laredo Poll
Reserve Champion went to Whitebog Laurie from A MacKenzie, Fortrose selling at 4500gns to J M & W Turnbull, Fife. Sired by Seawell Diplomat born July 2016 out of Whitebog Dawn.
Averages for five sold in the ring £4,327, top price £5,460.
Show Results – Judge Ian Smith, Alford, Aberdeenshire
Class 17 – Bulls born between 17 March and 9 July 2016
1st Rigel Laredo Poll, Rigel Pedigree (£5460)
2nd Rednock Lennox Blk, Gill & Malcolm Pye (no sale)
3rd Redncok Ladon Blk, Gill & Malcolm Pye (£4200)
Class 18 – Bulls born on or after 10 July 2016
1st Whitebog Laurie, A MacKenzie (£4275)
2nd Whitebog Lord, A MacKenzie (£2310 sold outside ring)
3rd Whitebog Landfill, A MacKenzie (£3675)
4th Whitebog Led, A MacKenzie (£3675)
Salers Show Champion – Rigel Laredo Poll, Rigel Pedigree
Salers Reserve Show Champion – Whitebog Laurie, A MacKenzie