Beef Shorthorn females attract record average at Stirling

Leading the trade at 2,400gns was Chapelton Secret Sally

Top 5,000gns, average £2,492, 96% clearance

Beef Shorthorn females sold to a top of 5,000gns, hit a record average of £2,492 and achieved 96% clearance at the society’s official sale at Stirling on Monday 3 February where a strong trade prevailed throughout fuelled by commercial producers including several new buyers at the ringside.

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Beef Shorthorn females to 2,400gns at Stirling

Leading the trade at 2,400gns was Chapelton Secret Sally

Beef Shorthorn female trade peaked at 2,400gns at the society’s official sale at Stirling on Monday 4 February.

Leading the trade at 2,400gns was Chapelton Secret Sally 3728 TI +24, SRI +20, a 20 month old dark roan heifer from D J Biggar, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire. Purchased by M Lamb, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, this one was by the 6,800gns Glenisla Banqo and out of a homebred dam. The same buyer invested 2,300gns in the 18 month old Crichton Ballarina 554 from B Walling, Selkirk. Ballarina was a roan heifer sired by Crichton Flyer and out of Dunsyre Ballerina 7.

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Stirling Beef Shorthorns meet solid commercial demand

Stirling 2013 Alvie Elton 12,000gns Male Champion

Stirling 2013 Alvie Elton 12,000gns Male Champion

Beef Shorthorn females met an exceptional demand from a packed ringside selling to a new breed centre record of 5,000gns in Skipton on Thursday 6 November at the breed society’s official autumn sale.

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