Beef Shorthorn females peak at 6,000gns

HW herd dispersal, Stirling

 ©Catherine MacGregor. Sale leader, Mohmar Ariel, 6,000gns

©Catherine MacGregor. Sale leader, Mohmar Ariel, 6,000gns

A cow and calf pair peaked at 6,000gns in Stirling on Saturday 15 September when Highland Wagyu dispersed its HW pedigree Beef Shorthorn herd.

Sale leader at 6,000gns was Mohmar Ariel TI +22, SRI +23, a four-year-old light roan by the 9,000gns Glenisla Drambuie 2 and sold in calf to the 12,000gns Alvie Elton. Offered with her six-month-old heifer, HW Ariel 4 by the homebred Quoiggs Freud, the buyer was I Tennant, Lanark.

Next at 5,000gns was Knowehead Gorgeous Tessa TI +22, SRI +24, a five-year-old roan Glenisla Doctor Who daughter, in calf to Alvie Elton and sold with her four-month-old heifer, HW Gorgeous Tessa by Quoiggs Freud to A Stephen, Forres, Morayshire.

A bid of 4,800gns from Messrs Walker, Banknock, Falkirk secured the six-year-old light roan, Chapelton Jackie TI +23, SRI +21. Sired by the 6,800gns Glenisla Banqo, she sold in calf to Caramba Hush together with her five-month-old heifer, HW Jackie 2 by Alvie Elton

The six-year-old roan Chapelton Duchess TI +22, SRI +19, a Chapelton Typhoon daughter and in calf to Alvie Elton, together with her six-year-old bull, HW Marcelo by Caramba Hush made 4,500gns to Mark Runciman, Lauder, Berwickshire.

Mark Runciman went on to purchase six more lots including two at 3,200gns. First to go was Quoiggs Irania TI +8, SRI +9, a seven-year-old red and little white by Quoiggs Cracker and in calf to Quoiggs Freud. She was offered with her six-month-old bull, HW Messi by Alvie Elton.

The second 3,200gns bid from Mark Runciman went to Mohmar Healthy Broadhooks TI +26, SRI +25, a four-year-old red and little white Glenisla Drambuie 2 daughter, in calf to Alvie Elton and sold with her five-month-old bull HW Mina by Elton.

Three entries were bid to 4,000gns. First in the ring was Quoiggs Rhona TI +13, SRI +11, a seven-year-old light roan by Chapelton Brogie and in calf to Alvie Elton. She sold with her five-month-old bull HW Mosalah, by Caramba Hush to R Taylor, Fintry, Glasgow.

The next two 4,000gns bids were each made by SG Mair and Son, Turriff, Aberdeenshire. The first was for Glenisla Waterloo Naomi TI +14, SRI +17, a six-year-old roan Cairnsmore Craig daughter offered with her four-month-old heifer, HW Waterloo Naomi 5 by Caramba Hush. The Mair’s next at 4,000gns was Glenisla Margo TI +13, SRI +7, a six-year-old roan by Glenisla First Solution, in calf to Quioggs Freud and sold with her six-month-old heifer, HW Margo 2 by Alvie Elton.

The Mairs also went to 3,400gns for Chapelton Cheerleader TI +19, SRI +16, a six-year-old roan Glenisla Banqo daughter, in calf to Alvie Elton and accompanied by her six-month-old heifer HW Cheerleader by Elton.

A second 3,400gns call was made by South Highgate Farms, Beith, Ayrshire for the six-year-old roan, Uppermill Lysine TI +22, SRI +17, an Ardoyne Bombus daughter, in calf to Elton and sold with her six-month-old heifer, HW Lysine 2, by Elton.

Chapelton Veronica TI +9, SRI +10, a six-year-old roan Glenisla Banqo daughter, in calf to Quoiggs Freud and offered with her six-month-old heifer, HW Veronica 6 by Caramba Hush made 3,200gns to MD and SA Clarke, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire.