Stirling Bull Sales: Hereford realise 6,200gns top

Although there were only four Hereford bull lots forward at Stirling this week, they still commanded a good top price with a leading bid of 6,200gns. Hereford topper was a two year old bull who has done well in the show ring, taking male overall champion at the Scottish National Show last year. Bennachie 1 Popeye, who was the reserve champion in the pre-sale show from I Skea, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire is by leylodge 1 Wizard and out of Bennachie 1 Flora. He sold to Messrs Grant and Son, gaskbeg Farm, Inverness-shire.

Next in the money with a 3,500gns bid was JA Cameron and Son with Baldinnie 1 Challenger. This well fleshed length bull by Dorepoll 1 499 Einsteine was Joint Poll Bull of the Year 2013. He sold to D Lister, Cupar, Fife.