Aberdeen-Angus females top Perth at 1350gns

Trade was patchy last week for Aberdeen-Angus females and Highland cattle at Perth, which saw Angus trade top at 1350gns for Andrew Mylius’ yearling heifer St Fort Elegy G614.

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Homebred on both sides, this April born heifer is by the Carlhurlie Generoso sire St Fort Prime Minister and out of St Fort Elegacy, a dam that goes back to Rawburn Elegacy. She knocked down to Perkhill Estates, Banchory, Aberdeenshire.

The same buyers came in at 1050gns to secure another from the same stable, St Fort Etrilla G608. By Fordafourie Kris, she is out of Castle of Mey Etrilla 17.

Of the multiple lot buyers, J McMaster, Greengairs, Lanarkshire took 12 lots home, the best of which was Tulcham Phoebe C111, an April 20003 in calf cow. By the TLA Northern Samurai son Lord Hickory W42 of Blelack, she is out of Linburn Princess and sold for 1100gns.

Of the Highland cattle trade peaked at 900gns for Angus Mackay’s March 2001 cow Karen 4 of Douglas. By Calin of Coirefuar and out of Karen 1 of Douglas, she sold with her bull calf at foot by Domhnull of Gartchonzie and in calf again to the same bull to H Mitchell, St Fillans, Crieff.

Second highest price at 750gns was Davina of Gartchonzie, another 2001 born female by Alaster Ruadh of glen Nevis. She sold due to calve in February to H Barker, Callander, Perthshire.