Prices peak at £8400 at the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society Spring Sale at Stirling

Prices peak at £8400 at the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society Spring Sale at Stirling


The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society held its annual spring breeding sale on Monday 6th May at United Auctions, Stirling, where of the 26 bulls forward, 21 sold with a clearance of 81% and an average of £5295, an increase of £765 on the year.

The pre-sale show was judged by John Davidson of the Sutherquoy Herd in Orkney. The champion was Miss Stephanie Dick’s homebred bull Stephick Elvis Y395 (ET), sired by Weeton Diamond Mine and out of dam Weeton Evora. Elvis went on to top the sale at £8400, and was sold to Mr JT Fleming & Son from Teviothead, Hawick.

The pre-sale show Reserve Champion, Blelack Hill Enoch Y005, sired by Rodmead Primero, followed suit by fetching the second highest price at £7875. This 2022 born young bull was bred by Messrs AN Calcott & Son, Blelack Farm, Aberdeenshire, and sold to WSL Muir from Stromness, Orkney.

Next best was JHC Campbell & Sons, Thrunton, who sold Thrunton Plato Y915 to Glenkiln Farms for £7140. Thrunton averaged £5933 for two sold on the day.

Two bulls achieved £6825, Harestone Lord Harry Y764 and Fiddlehall Proud Impact Z053. Harestone Lord Harry Y764 is a Blelack Prince Colorado W032 son, out of a homebred dam, consigned by Mrs June Barclay, and travels to commercial work with Mr M Langlands & Co from Blairgowrie. The second bull to reach this price was Fiddlehall Proud Impact Z053, sired by Tonley Jester Eric, and out of dam, Fiddlehall Proud India, consigned by Keith Rennie Esq, and sold to Longloch Farming Ltd in Fife.

Neil Wattie Esq had a solid day’s trade selling 5 bulls with an average of £5334 and a top price of £6510 for Tonley Panther Y010 (ET) who went home with S&S More of Mains of Balhall, Angus.

Congratulations to all the buyers and sellers on a very solid trade.



Average £5295 (21)

Clearance 81%

Top Price £8400


  Average Price (£) Average Price  (gns) Number Sold Top Price (£)
MISS STEPHANIE DICK 8400 8000 1 8400
MESSRS A N CALCOTT & SON 7875 7500 1 7875
MRS JUNE BARCLAY 6825 6500 1 6825
KEITH RENNIE ESQ 6825 6500 1 6825
MESSRS J H C CAMPBELL & SONS 5933 5650 2 7140
NEIL A WATTIE ESQ 5334 5080 5 6510
FIRM OF G GRAY 5250 5000 1 5250
MESSRS R & C RETTIE 4620 4400 2 5040
ROSS FARM CO LTD 4410 4200 1 4410
MESSRS M & H D CURRIE 4305 4100 2 5460
A MYLIUS & PARTNERS OF ST FORT 4200 4000 2 4725
MESSRS G & A McFADZEAN 3675 3500 1 3675
DONALD RANKIN ESQ 3150 3000 1 3150
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