The dispersal of David Sole’s Glenbuchat herd saw a strong trade for youthful cows and strong calves at foot with many new faces bidding for the finer lots.
Sale leader at 8200gns was Glenbuchat Blackcherry H080, a September 2008-born Rawburn Lord Ross C216 daughter out of a Tofts Laird daughter, Huxton Blackcherry A064. She sold with her bull calf at foot by Lockerley Kobra H954 to George and Aileen MacFadzean, Perth.
Next best was a call of 5500gns for Glenbuchat Jess G032, an Augist 2007-born Fordel Emperor B318 daughter. Yet again with a Kobra calf at foot, this time a heifer, she sold having been PD’s in calf to Glenbuchat Edgar to multi buyer on the day G A Yeats and Co, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Next best at 5000gns was the September 2008-born Glenbuchat Rotarua H077, an Idvies Edward E236 daughter. This one is out of a Zulu 689 of Waimata daughter Tegsnose Rotarua B082 and sold with a heifer calf at foot by Deveron Latimer G188 to K McOscar, Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
Then at 4800gns was the May 2011-born Glenbuchat Faithful L262, a Lockerley Kobra H954 daughter out of Blacklaws Fizz E152, a Black Banner X1 of Idvies daughter with a Wedderlie Oscoss H589 heifer calf at foot and back in calf again to Lockerley Kobra. Buyer here was J McConnaghan, Grantown on Spey.
At 4000gns was Glenbuchat Georgia H054, a May 2008-born Idvies Edward E236 daughter. This one is out of Tegsnose Georgia C097, with a Kobra heifer calf at foot and back in calf to Idvies Fusion. Taking this one home as Messrs Yeats.
Other leading prices:
- Glenbuchat Estelline H061, sold for 3800gns to K McOscar, Co Tyrone
- Glenbuchat Kath J116, sold for 3800gns to G Miller, Huntly, Aberdeenshire
- Glenbuchat Estelline J130, sold for 3800gns to High Milton Farms
- Lockerley Kobra H954, sold for 3800gns to Des Donegan
- Glenbuchat Euxette J127, sold for 3500gns to Messrs Yeats
- Glenbuchat Pippa L199, sold for 3500gns to Messrs McConnaghan, Grantown on Spey
- Glenbuchat Ellie L220, sold for 3500gns to D Strachan, Strathaven, Lanarkshire