Shorthorn commerce topped at 25,000gns at Stirling on Monday (7 February) for a Broughton Park Thunder son from the North Yorkshire-based Upsall herd.
The attention-catching worth got here near final 12 months’s record-breaking 27,000gns sire from the Meonside herd, however was not sufficient to cease averages sliding barely on the 12 months from report ranges.
The commerce topper was from Gerald Turton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, and was knocked right down to John Scott and Companions, Tain, Ross-shire.
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Palmerston of Upsall, owned by G Turton, bought for 25,000gns © Tim Scrivener
Subsequent, at 22,000gns, was Perfection of Skaillhouse from C Macadie and Sons, Thurso, Caithness. He bought to James Porter, Lisburn, County Antrim.
The 23-month-old roan is by the 4,000gns Chapelton Lionheart and out of the Glenlisa Faust daughter Millie Floss 11 of Skaillhouse.
Perfection of Skaillhouse, owned by C Macadie and Sons, bought for 22,000gns © Tim Scrivener
Two then hit 13,000gns. The primary was Podehole Patriot from Harry Horrell, Peterborough.
Patriot is by Podehole Magician and out of the Royalla Rockstar daughter Podehole Dora Love. He went house with WJ and J Inexperienced, Fochabers, Morayshire.
Podehole Patriot, owned by Harry Horrell, bought for 13,000gns © Tim Scrivener
The second 13,000gns bid was made by Web page Farms Partnership, Ripon, North Yorkshire for Meonside Peroni. He’s a 20-month-old by the 11,000gns Willingham Kensington from D and T Bradley Farmer, Parkgate, Dumfriesshire.
Meonside Peroni, owned by D and T Bradley Farmer, bought for 13,000gns © Tim Scrivener
Females have been led by two 21-month-olds which have been additionally by Willingham Kensington from the Bradley Farmers. Meonside Broadhooks Paisley hit 4,500gns. She bought to Libby Clarke, Lurgan, County Armagh.
From the identical house was Meonside Millicent Piper, at 4,200gns. She bought to Laga Farms, Evie, Orkney.
Two 21-month-old Willingham Kensington daughters led the feminine commerce for T and D Bradley Farmer. Meonside Broadhooks Paisley TI +33, SRI +32, MI +22, a white heifer, topped at 4,500gns to Libby Clarke, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Following carefully at 4,200gns was the feminine champion, the roan Meonside Millicent Piper. She bought to Laga Farms, Evie, Orkney.
Subsequent, at 3,400gns, was Cairnsmore Polly, a 22-month-old roan maiden by the 15,000gns Coldrochie Jurassic from Mr and Mrs B Landers, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire. She went to R Coles, Ringmer, East Sussex.
Averages: 56 (+2) bulls £5,743 (-£384); 12 (-6) females £2,879 (-£150) 71% clearance (United Auctions)