Beef Shorthorns sell to 7,000gns in Stirling

Beef Shorthorn bulls sold to a top of 7,000gns in Stirling at the breed society’s official sale in Stirling on Monday 6 May.

Heading the trade at 7,000gns was Eastmill Lord TI +15, SRI +11, a two-year-old dark roan by Eastmill Joop. Bred and exhibited by Doldy Farms, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, he went to H Adamson and Son, Newport-on-Tay, Fife.

Next at 5,000gns was the reserve champion, Coxhill Luke, TI +14, SRI +13, a roan two-year-old from LJ Townsend, Moffat, Dumfriesshire. A Barnaigh Highwayman son, he sold to Fiona Davidson, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.

Elliot Top Gun (H), TI +26, SRI +18 from J Elliot, Kelso, Roxburghshire attracted a 4,000gns bid from the Scottish Government to join its bull stud at Inverness. A roan 23-month-old, he was by the 13,000gns Chapelton Braveheart and earlier on had been awarded the championship.

Averages: 10 bulls £3,203

Auctioneers: United Auctions