The pedigree sheep lines saw a roaring trade with prices reaching a Thainstone centre record of 3500gns for a Texel gimmer from James Innes of J C Innes and Sons, Dunscroft.
His gimmer was by the 29,000gn Millar’s Outstanding and in-lamb to the £40,000 Scholars Twenty Twelve. She was bought by Robbie Wilson, North Dorlaithers, Turriff.
The Texel champion came from Robbie Wilson with a gimmer by the 40,000gn Glenside Razzle Dazzle and in lamb to the 60,000gn Teiglum Tornado. It sold for 3000gns to S Michie, Artlaw Crescent, Mintlaw.
Top price in the pedigree Suffolk females was 3000gns for a ewe lamb from Robbie Scott, Ashvale Cottage, Drums of Park, Cornhill, which was sold to Jimmy Douglas, Woodhead of Cairness, Fraserburgh.
The Suffolk champion was a gimmer from Robbie Wilson, which made 1200gns to A J and A Benzie, Meikle Whiterashes, Turriff.
The Charollais champion was a ewe from W and C Ingram, Logie Durno Farm, Pitcaple, Inverurie, which sold for 380gns to A Johnstone and Son, Tannachie, Stonehaven.
Overall pedigree bull champion was an 18-month-old Limousin Anside Goliah from Mr and Mrs Stephen Irvine, Braehead Farm, Drummuir, Keith, which sold for 4800gns to P A and P Duncan, Northfield, Gamrie, Banff.
Another 4800gns bid secured the 21-month-old Charolais entry, Elgin Gerald, from R.A. Milne, Kennieshillock, Llanbryde, Elgin, for G W Arnott and Sons, Bridgend, Tyrie, Fraserburgh.
Charolais champion was the 22-month-old Harestone Gemeau from Neil Barclay, Harestone, Crathes, Banchory, which sold for 4800gns to J Boyne, Whinnyhaugh, Garmouth,Moray.
The Simmental champion was the 22-month-old Drumsleed Cougar from Gerald and Morag Smith, Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk, which sold for 4000gns to W Laing, Lyne of Linton, Sauchen, Inverurie.
Champion any other breeds went to the British Blue bull Woodview Franklin from the Barclays, Harestone. He is by Black n Blue Diesel and out of Woodview Cari. He was sold for 3400gns to Messrs McLaren, Muirhouses, Kirriemuir.Read more