Salers bulls sold to a top of 5800gns, 16 bulls sold to an average of £3754 (this includes animals sold out of the ring)
Top price went to two lots
Lot 7, From J Pirie, Kingussie – Chapelpark Hawk, this April 2013 born bull was calf at foot of Chapelpark Una at the Royal Highland Show 2013, Una took the female Salers Champion and reserve overall. Hawk sired by Chapelpark Arron is a big powerful bull.
Lot 15 From A MacKenzie, Fortrose – Whitebog Iain born June 2013 is a Seawell Diplomat son out of Whitebog Tilli, one of four bulls put forward from Whitebog Salers, Fortrose
Females were in demand with top price of 2700gns going to lot 26 from S & R Hallos, Ripponden, W Yorkshire – Beeston Hall Gorgeous, a two year old heifer in calf to Beeston Hall Fin (Salers Society Bull of the Year 2014).
11 females sold to an average of £2100.
Overall, a good show of Salers and a good sale. Farmers are looking at the rewards of easy calving and good growth offered by the Salers breed for both pedigree and commercial cattle.
Judge: Stephen Sandison from Orkney
Champion Whitebog Irn-Bru, Whitebog Salers (sold for 4.500gns)
Reserve Champion Rigel Quest (Poll), Rigel Pedigree (sold for 4,500gns)
Class 1 Senior Bulls
1st Rigel Quest (Poll), Rigel Pedigree (sold for 4,500gns)
2nd Rigel Tobias, Rigel Pedigree (sold for 3,000gns)
3rd Rigel Amos, Rigel Pedigree (sold for 3,000gns)
Class 2 Junior Bulls
1st Whitebog Itsumbull, Whitebog Salers (sold for4,800gns)
2nd Drumsleed Exclusive, G & M Smith ( (sold for 3,000gns)
3rd Cumbrian Jolly (Poll), Farmstock Genetics (sold for 1,800gns)
Class 3 Junior Bulls
1st Whitebog Irn-Bru, Whitebog Salers (sold for 4,500gns)
2nd Whitebog Invoice, Whitebog Salers (sold for 4,200gns)
3rd Whitebog Iain, Whitebog Salers (sold for £5,800gns)
Class 4 Females
1st Cumbrian Jaconde 587, Farmstock Genetics (sold for 2,500gns) – Female Champion
2nd Cumbrian Pearl 643, Farmstock Genetics (sold for 2,500gns) – Reserve Female Champion
3rd Beeston Hall Gorgeous, Beeston Hall Salers (sold for 2,700gns)