Shown Simmental females top at 4000gns

The sale of haltered Simmental females has seen a peak of 4000gns for the fourth prize Corskie Vail from Iain Green. By Ballinlare Farm Nightrider out of Corskie Reba, this one has a milk figure of +7 and a SRI of +34. She sold to R and C Simmers, Clola, Peterhead.

Next at 3600gns was the reserve female champion Blair Willow from Colin Fordyce, Perth. By Ashland Super Boy, this january 2008-born heifer is out of the Blackford lionheart daughter Blair Rosie and sold with a SRI of +35 and TI of +30, again to Mr Simmers.

At the same money Whiteridden wendy, a third prize heifer from Mr Gilbert sold to Mrs M Ward and Sons, Carnwath, Lanarkshire. This one is by Celtic Rock and us out of a homebred milnafua Graduate daughter.

Boddington Estates then sold their second prize heifer Sterling Joyfull’s Valderama, a Sterling Parlimentarian daughter for 3200gns to Stephen Allardyce, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire.

For the same money Terry Coghill, Orkney, bought Glenturk Whitney, a Pistyll Sam daughter from Brian Allan.

For those of you left wondering what happened to the sale of the champion heifer Sterling Grace’s Wilhemina (by Darsham Playboy) well unfortunately she left the ring unsold at 9000gns – many would agree that was one of the shocks of the day!!!