Wednesday 8 February 2023
Leading the trade of a small entry at the February Stirling fixture was Fellowhills 1 Whisky from Jimmy Hodge, Berwick-upon-Tweed which sold at 4,000gns. July 2021-born, it is by Fabb 1 Royce, a son of the Canadian WLL Global Force 7X, and out Romany 1 Ishbel BW RSS, a daughter of the previous UK sire of the year Barwise 1 Wellington. It crosses the border, being purchased by Messrs Jordan, Chathill, Northumberland who won champion at Hexham’s native show and sale in October with Hereford sired steers.
Craigdhu 1 Victor from Margaret Galbraith, Sandilands, Lanarkshire received a top call of 3,500gns and sold to A and B McHarg, Auchincruive, Ayrshire. Born in January 2021, it is by Barwise 1 Wellington and another out of a Romany female, this time Jane ST M70, which is a daughter of Spurstow 1 Star Bright Future.
At 2,500gns was Baldinnie 1 Daiquiri from JA Cameron and son, Balbuthie, Fife. By Moralee 1 Roland Rat KS R16, it is out Baldinnie 1 Dainty which is bred from the Solpoll line. At 21 months of age, it sold to J Purdie, Rankinston, Ayrshire.
Auctioneers: United Auctions
Average: 3 bulls, £3,500