United Auctions held the Spring Stirling Bull Sales bull sales on Monday 3rd May 2021, the sale also hosted the final draft of 31 maiden heifers and one cow and calf from Aidansfield Salers on behalf of the Colgan family.
Three Salers bulls sold to a top price of 5,200gns with an average of £4,550, up £525 on 2020. The female dispersal trade hit 2500gns twice with 31 lots selling to an average of £1657.
The event was held under strict COVID-19 restrictions where all attendees wore face masks and adhered to the 2m social distancing regulations. There was a bull parade, and the sale was streamed live where online bidding facilities were available.
Topping the bull trade was Rigel Ozzie Poll an April born bull sired by the famous Lascaux renowned for his conformation and shape. Rigel Ozzie Poll is out out of Rigel Opaline Poll a growthy, easy fleshing cow and headed home to pedigree breeder J Gillies, Taynuilt, Argyll for their Curacao herd for 5200gns.
Rednock Orson Poll by Rigel Munro out of Rigel Ord was semen tested and ready to work and was purchased by I & L Buchanan from Lendalfoot, Girvan for 4800gns. The final Salers bull through the ring was Strathallan Outback a Seamore Kawasaki sired bull out of Strathallan Lucky and went home with W B Erskine, Linlithgow for 3000gns.
Topping the heifer trade was Aidansfield Kylie who had been tested free of myostatin and sired by Cleuchhead Kingpin out of Lowick Hall Gucci she was purchased by pedigree breeder Mr D Watson for his Darnford herd of Salers based in Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Aidansfield Kilt a Gourmand sired heifer out of the French dam Nature made 1850gns and accompanied Aidansfield Kin for 1650gns to the home of D S Hylop, Lowick, Northumberland. Pedigree breeder J Martin & Sons, Swinlees, Ayrshire paid 1800gns for Aidansfield Kindness a Gourmand sired heifer out of Lowick Hall Gratitude and he also purchased the cow and calf unit for 2500gns, Aidansfield Jasmine with her heifer calf at foot Aidansfield Lucky. Murray Lyle purchased Aidansfield Kerry for 1700gns for his Strathallan herd of Salers and two other heifers made 1700gns a piece, Aidansfield Kit-Kat a Cleuchhead Kingpin daughter was purchased by new breeder Sam Donnan of Beoch Farms, Stranraer who also purchased Aidansfield Kaitlyn for 1500gns and Aidansfield Kiss for 1650gns. Robert Mackie bid to 1700gns for Aidansfield Kismet a Tolquhon Bonaparte daughter out of Lowick Hall Alexandra.
Lot 204 5200gns J GILLIES TAYNUILT, ARGYLL
Lot 205 4800gns I & L BUCHANAN LENDALFOOT, GIRVAN
Lot 206 3000gns W B ERSKINE LINLITHGOW
Lot 109 1700gns BEOCH FARMERS BEOCH, STRANRAER
Lot 110 1500gns D. FINDLAY & SONS PIRNHALL FARM, STIRLING
Lot 111 1550gns MCCRACKEN
Lot 112 2500gns DAVID WATSON DARNFORD, BANCHORY
Lot 113 1250gns MCCRACKEN
Lot 114 1350gns D FINDLAY & SONS PIRNHALL FARM, STIRLING
Lot 115 1500gns BEOCH FARMERS BEOCH, STRANRAER
Lot 116 1700gns D MURRAY LYLE MID CAMBUSHINNIE, DUNBLANE
Lot 117 1450gns D FINDLAY & SONS PIRNHALL FARM, STIRLING
Lot 118 1500gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 119 1650gns BEOCH FARMERS BEOCH, STRANRAER
Lot 120 1350gns R J FRY KEIR, THORNHILL,
Lot 121 1550gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 123 1500gns ROBERT MACKIE NEWHOUSE, MOTHERWELL
Lot 124 1650gns D S HYSLOP LOWICK, BERWICK ON TWEED
Lot 125 1850gns D S HYSLOP LOWICK, BERWICK ON TWEED
Lot 126 1600gns D. FINDLAY & SONS PIRNHALL FARM, STIRLING
Lot 127 1600gns MCCRACKEN
Lot 128 1600gns MCCRACKEN
Lot 129 1400gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 130 1700gns ROBERT MACKIE NEWHOUSE, MOTHERWELL
Lot 131 1600gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 132 1550gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 133 1500gns MCCRACKEN
Lot 134 1800gns J MARTIN & SON SWINLEES, AYRSHIRE
Lot 135 1300gns D FINDLAY & SONS PIRNHALL FARM, STIRLING
Lot 136 1050gns R J FRY KEIR, THORNHILL,
Lot 137 1400gns ROBERT MACKIE NEWHOUSE, MOTHERWELL
Lot 138 1550gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 139 1250gns R GRAHAM & SON BRIDGE OF ALLAN, STIRLING
Lot 140 &141 2500gns J MARTIN & SON SWINLEES, AYRSHIRE