Aberdeen-Angus females sold to a top call of 10,000gns at Stirling on Saturday, with the leading bid made by Angus Hodge, Saxlingham, Norfolk, for Fordle Proud Mama G366, from David Ismail, Dinar Estates. Proud Mama is a daughter of Fordel Blackbeard and out of Fordel Proud Mama D709, a Netherton Trendy Man daughter. She went with her impressive bull calf, Fordel Meat Packer, a Fordel Excel son at foot.
Second highest price was 4000gns for another from Mr Ismail, the three year old in calf cow, Fordel Duchess H534. This Fordel Eritrea daughter is out of Rawburn Duchess of Buccleuch 6. She again sold with a bull calf at foot, with this one being Fordel Duke, a son of Wedderlie Kentucky This one was bought by K W Brown, Craigowmill, Ledlanet, Milnathort.
And then at 3000gns was atwo year old calved heifer from John and Marion Tilson, Wedderlie. This was Wedderlie Pricemore J836, a Wedderlie Glenmore daughter out of Wedderlie Priceright, a Wedderlie Negrom daughter. She sold with her six month old bull calf, Wedderlie Peregrine by Perkhill Eagle, at foot and was also bought by Mr Hodge.
Averages: Fordel 28 cows and calves £2501.25; Wedderlie 11 cows and calves £2233.64, seven heifers and calves £2310; Newbank – three heifers £2450; Promise dispersal – 11 cows and calves £1780.23, seven heifers £1582.50, two bulls £2940; Moncur – one heifer £2100; Arnydie – three cows and calves £1697.50, three heifers £1067.50; Moffat – two cows and calves £1811.25 (United Auctions).