Two bids of 4500gns led trade for Simmental females, withboth animals coming from Iain Green’s Corskie herd. The first was the secondprize Corskie Vixen, a March 2007-bron daughter of Ballinlare Farm Nightriderout of Corskie Gilly 764.
This one has had a successful show career this yearand was sold in calf to Corskie Valant 2 to Messrs Evans, Caratton.
Next at the same money was the female champion CorskieValerie, again by Nightrider and of the same age, Valerie is out of the CorskieEclipse daughter Corskie Diana 3 and sold to R M S and A D Pettit,Banffshire.
At 3400gns the Wilson family sold Cairnview Beth 9, aJanuary 2004 female by Dirnanean Jacob out of the Scottish Neff daughter CairnviewBeef 7th. With a milk figure of +8 and a self replacing index of+27, she sold to J P McCaig, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Another from the same vendor,Cairnview Modesty 3, a Sterling Flint September 2007-born heifer out ofRavensowrth Modesty, sold for 3000gns to Messrs Tallentire, Appleby, Cumbria.
John Young of Skerrington was next in the money selling his reserve female championApril 2008-born heifer Skerrington Twinkel 6 to David and Lesley Sapsed, Hertfordshire,for their Heathbrow herd. This one is a daughter of Sterling Nelson 2 and outof the Whitemere King Kong daughter Skerrington Twinkel.
Averages: 30 females £2135 (United Auctions).