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Stirling bull sales 2012: Aberdeen Angus supreme champion

The supreme championship title has been awarded to the senior champion, Warrenho Jumbo Eric L356 (Lot 24). This Warrenho Dalmigavie G237 son is out if Warrenho Julum Erica G219 and was presented by Messr A E and C R Bishop.

He has had a successful summer show circuit, taking two interbreed super bull championships as well as two breed and three reserve breed championships. His sire was breed champion at the 2009 Royal Show. Eric has a TSI of +35 and a SRI of +40.

Reserve overall champion was the junior champion (Lot 73) Glassel Del L886, a Wedderlie Kansas F174 son, out of Glassel Diamond Harriet B160. With a TSI of +36 and a SRI of +48, he is from Sir Moir Lockhead.

Judge Wanda Hobbs of Wedderlie Aberdeen Angus descrived the show of Angus as variable, but said her overall champion was very correct for growth and shape.

“My champion has a bit more growth and age behind him compared to the reserve,” she said.

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