The reserve champion from this afternoon’s show of calves at Thainstone’s Spring Show is currently leading trade at £3200. This is for a Limousin x British Blue from Harry Brown and is by Dumbreck Citroen. Buyer was Gordon Cameron, Argyll.
Just before that the heifer and overall champion from Logierait, a Limousin cross heifer by Naby Champion, has gone at £2000 to the judge, Andrew Laird, Orkney.
The steer champion, a Limousin cross by Normande Adventurer, from Wilson Peters, has gone at £2100, while Harry Emslie and Lynwen Evans have just sold their reserve steer champion, The Godfather, a Limousin cross by Emslies Colossus, for £2000.
Other notable prices include a Limousin cross by Nabby Champion from the Robertson family again, this one weighed in at 334kg and sold for £2900 and heads to Blair Duffton, while at £2600 was the first prize winning British Blue cross by Springfield Dusty from the McConachie family, buyer here was Eileen Ritchie. This one weighed 324kg. From the same home, a British Blue cross steer by the same sire weighing 384kg has gone at £2550 to Blair Duffton.
Next in the money at £2500 was a Limousin heifer sired by Rocky from the Henderson family and weighing 388kg which went to the judge Andrew Laird, while at the same money Messrs McLaren have sold their Limousin cross by Hafodlas Abram.
Limousin cross heifer from Messrs Patterson selling for £2300. This one is by Spittalton Barty and weighs 587kg. Just prior to that a Limousin cross steer weighing 500kg from J Robertson and Co, Logierait (bred by Messrs McGibbon), sold for £2100.
Two calves have then sold for £2000, the first of which was Criag Hendry’s Limousin cross heifer by Spittalton Barty which weighed 334kg and sold to Messrs Campbell, Caithness, while Harry Emslie and Lynwen Evans have sold their other Limousin cross steer by Emslies Colossus.