BLACK BEAUTY BONANZA ELITE FEMALE SALE 2022
A solid trade was realised at the Black Beauty Bonanza Elite Female Sale. 7 lots sold to average £4,530 and top at 10,000gns. Lots sold to homes across the Scotland and England. Clearance was 59%. The sale was managed by the North East Scotland Aberdeen Angus Club, Dowbiggin Marketing and ANM Thainstone.
The sale topper was Stephanie Dick’s January-born calf Stephick Emilie Y258, which is sired by Retties JFK and out of Stephick Emilie V563, a daughter of 14,000gns Weeton Diamond Mine. Emilie Y258 was crowned Heifer Calf Champion in the Black Beauty Bonanza Show earlier that day. She sold south to D Cooke, Blackrod, Bolton, who had travelled up specially to purchase her.
Neil and Mark Wattie, Mains of Tonley, Alford, received 5200gns for their third prize winning heifer calf named Tonley Ester Y928. This March-born youngster is backed by one of the most prolific cow families at Tonley and is also a daughter of the renowned sire Tonley Jester Eric. Her maternal granddam has produced sons to 13,000gns, 10,000gns and 7000gns. The buyer was AN Calcott and Son, the new Aberdeen-Angus breeders at Blelack, Dinnet, near Aboyne.
Hugh and Cara Thomson from the Tynet Aberdeen Angus herd, near Insch, reached 4000gns for a February-born heifer calf Tynet Duchess Y116. The first daughter of Thrunton Poldark to sell from the herd and out of the famous Duchess cow family. She placed 3rd in a large class of heifers earlier in the day. She sold to J Elrick, Kiltry Knock, Alvah, Banff for 4,000gns.
Two animals reached the 3,000gns mark. Firstly Neil and Mark Wattie’s 29-month-old heifer named Tonley Emily W770. Scanned due to calf in April to Gretnahouse Krack Light W221, she is another by Tonley Jester Eric, out of a Rawburn Edge-sired dam. She sold to Peterhead with AM Henderson, Yonderton, Hatton.
The other at 3000gns was January-born, Mosston Muir Ivy Y431 from Alan Rennie, Guthrie, Forfar, which stood second to the Heifer Calf Champion in her class earlier in the day. Sired by Balmachie Ranald, and out of Mosston Muir Ina, she sold across the water to C McBrien, Enniskillen, Fermanagh, who was buying online.
7 lots averaged £4,530.00
Lot 107 – Stephick Emilie Y258 sold for 10,000gns to D Cooke, Bolton, Lancashire
Lot 112 – Tonley Ester Y928 sold for 5,200gns to AN Calcott & Son, Aboyne
Lot 110 – Tynet Duchess Y116 sold for 4,000gns to J Elrick, Banff