Simmentals met a steady yet selective trade at the Stirling Bull Sales with seven lots selling for five-figure prices.
Stirling Bull Sales
Charolais bulls achieved the highest price of the fixture at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
Averages for Limousin bulls were back £700 on the year, with 45 bulls levelling at £4,482 for four fewer sold.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls met a sticky trade at the Stirling Bull Sales.
Hundreds of farmers descended on United Auctions in Stirling for the opening day of the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday.
This year’s May Stirling Bull sales took place on Sunday 5 May and Monday 6 May. 242 pedigree bulls and females across nine breeds including Charolais, Simmental and Aberdeen-Angus were presented for sale. The Stirling Bull sale will take place again in October 2019.
Limousins proved popular at the May sale of pedigree bulls at Stirling, achieving the top price of 9,000gn lead bid and a clearance rate of 89% with 41 selling to average £4,474.
Pedigree breeders and commercial farmers gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the May instalment of the Stirling bull sales.
Breeders from the north led the charge in the Simmental show ring at the Stirling Bull Sales.
A powerful Aberdeen-Angus bull sporting a third prize rosette broke through the ranks to sell for 25,000gns at a breed sale which picked up momentum after a sticky start to trade.