Yesterdays multibreed bull sale at Stirling saw a strong commercial trade in all sections, with the pick of the day’s prices enjoyed by Charolais breeders.
Taking the top call in the breed and the entire sale was Jimmy Wilson with his September 2009-born Ugie Euros, a Goldies Banker son. This one is out of Ugie Rosetta, a Maerdy Offa daughter and has a TSI of +24 and an SRI of +30. He sold to the Campbell family for their Thrunton herd, Alnwick.Next best was a 6000gns bid for one from the Campbell family themselves, Thrunton Eddie. This one is by Newhouse Bigal and out of Thrunton Tenessee, a Moncur General daughter. With a TSI of +27 and an SRI of +21 he was knocked down to Fairlie Farms, Arbroath.
At the same money was another from the same home, Thrunton Endeavour. This one, also by Newhouse Bigal, is out of Thrunton Avril, a Burradon Talisman daughter and has a TSI of +28 and an SRI of +27. He went to J M and W Turnbull, St Andrews, Fife.
A final 6000gns call secured Iain Millar’s Lochend Eagle. He is a Mortimers Roselier son out of Lochend Bamboozled, a Derryharney Outstanding daughter. Selling with a TSI of +21 and an SRI of +26, he was bought by C Nicol and Son, Skene, Aberdeenshire.
After that came a 5500gns bid for another from the Campbell family, Thrunton Elevation. This Burradon Talisman son is out of Thrunton Anthea, a Mowbraypark Orlando daughter and has a TSI of +24 and an SRI of +35. He was taken by A and B Robb, Mauchline, Ayrshire.
Selling at 5200gns was Goldies Fireball from Hamish Goldie. This Goldies Champion son is out of Goldies Violin, a Thrunton Trademark daughter and has a TSI of +22 and an SRI of +27. He sold to W C and M I Wood, Islay.
A brace then sold at 5000gns with the first being a Balmyle Churchill son from David and Nick Walter. This was Balthayock Eusebius which sold with a TSI of +33 and an SRI of +43. He found a new home with G Sordy and Son, Alnwick.
The other at this price was Thrunton Elixir from the Campbells. He is a Newhouse Bigal son out of Thrunton Priscilla, a Maerdy Nero daughter and has a TSI of +24 and an SRI of +23. buying this one was A A Younger, Thurso.