Thainstone Spring Show – Sale Report

Thainstone Spring Show – Sale Report


Thainstone Spring Show – Sale Report

The Royal Northern Spring show was packed to the brim with a record breaking crowd making the most of the dry day out.

A small entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls sold to a top of £5250 (5000gns) at the annual spring Multi Breed Show & Sale of Pedigree Cattle, conducted by Aberdeen & Northern Marts, Thainstone. The presale show was judged by Andrew Anderson from Smallburn Farms in Duffus, Morayshire.

The days top bid was £5250, secured by Ballindalloch Eoin Y663, an April 2022 born son of Wedderlie Timaru M594 and out of Ballindalloch Eliza S492, exhibited by Ballindalloch Home Farms. Ballindalloch Eoin was purchased by J & J Henderson.

The second top bid was £4725 obtained by Wrae Proud Irwin Y433, sired by Foxhill Dominator V185 and out of Wrae Proud Ivy V374, exhibited by AJ Norrie Esq of Wrae Farm, Turriff. Wrae Proud Irvin was the Aberdeen-Angus Champion at the presale show and was purchased by S. Grant-Mackintosh.

The third top bid was £4200 for the Reserve Champion, Auchincrieve Eurostar Y845. This March 2022 born bull was sired by Blelack Prince Cooper U938 and is out of Auchincrieve Ethelle R878. Eurostar was bred by C & E McCombie of Auchincrieve Farm, and goes home with J & A Kindness.

Top priced Exhibition calf at £4000 was Expresso Martini, which had been Reserve Champion heifer.  This much-admired commercial Aberdeen Angus cross heifer was bred by David and Neil Work, Mains of Dumbreck, Udny and was sired by Sebay Jacobite, a privately acquired bull that has produced three native champions thus far.


Sale List

Lot 84 Ballindalloch Eoin Y663 £5250

Lot 85 Wrae Proud Irwin Y433 £4725

Lot 79 Auchincrieve Eurostar Y845 £4200



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