Dig into the rich history of United Auctions' Bull Sales and you will reveal a fascinating passage through Scotland’s agricultural timeline.
Trade peaked at 2,300gns at the show and sale of Beltex sheep at Lanark yesterday.
IN AN evening sale on the opening day of Stirling Bull Sales 47 Limousin bulls sold to average £5,162, up £113 on the year. The clearance rate was 65%.
Salers bulls have been sold at Stirling in small numbers for a few years, but they are now beginning to gain momentum, with two sharing the top price of 5,800gns.
United Auctions Stirling held their annual Perthshire and Fife Young Farmers calf-wintering competition on Wednesday, with 44 calves brought forward for show and sale.
Charolais bulls sold well at Stirling, although the trade was slightly restrained among the younger bulls.
One of the highlights of the Stirling Bull Sales was the dispersal of ex-international rugby player David Sole’s Glenbuchat herd.
The 2014 Royal Highland Show could hardly have made a better start than it did yesterday, writes Ewan Pate.
Grey clouds cleared for a sunny afternoon to showcase the finest in agriculture at the Fettercairn Show.
The luck of the Irish prevailed in the show ring at Stirling on Sunday with both the supreme champion and reserve supreme champion rosettes awarded to breeders from Northern Ireland.