Simmentals met a steady, yet selective, trade at the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday with seven lots selling for five-figure prices.
Charolais and Simmentals both enjoyed a solid clearance and peaked at 8,500gn at United Auctions’ May bull sale at Stirling, with the Charolais breed selling 33 to average £5,676, while 29 Simmentals sold to level at £4,439.
Breeders from the north led the charge in the Simmental show ring at the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday.
A farmer has been injured after a prize bull weighing about a tonne reared up and landed on him in the show ring.
Simmentals met a steady trade at the Stirling Bull Sales, with 69 selling to average £6,187 – up £467 on last year – and eight making five figures.
Farmers from across Scotland and farther afield gathered for the May Stirling Bull Sales at United Auctions.
Simmentals sold to a top of 6,500gn at Stirling with 38 bulls selling to average £4,253 – back £222 on last year’s sale.
Incessant snow showers and an amber weather warning failed to deter farmers from attending the Royal Northern Spring Show at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, yesterday.
A Moray farming family led the charge in the Simmental sale ring at the Stirling Bull Sales.
Breeders from the north of Scotland were cream of the crop at the Simmental show at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales.
Simmental bulls met a selective trade, while the breed’s female record was smashed twice at the closing day of the October Stirling Bull Sales.
There are not many beef producers who can relate the BSE crisis of the 1990s to a lucky break for their business.
A Charolais bull took home the champion rosettes and top price at Aberdeen and Northern Marts' annual show and sale of bulls yesterday.
Scottish beef producers displayed growing confidence in the future of their sector at yesterday's multi-breed pedigree bull sale in Stirling.
A well-known family of Simmental breeders from the north of Scotland took home the top price at the national spring show and sale of Simmental cattle at Carlisle.
Simmental bulls met a flying trade with 14 lots selling to a five-figure sum at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales.
A cow and calf outfit lead the charge at the major reduction sale of the Woodhall Simmental herd at yesterday's Stirling Bull Sales.
A Moray farming family was left celebrating yesterday after achieving their best price ever at the Stirling Bull Sales.
More than 70 cattle from across Scotland and the north of England descended on the Black Isle Show on Thursday for the Scottish National Simmental Club show.
A well-known pedigree Simmental breeder from Moray has been confirmed as one of the judges for this year's Smithfield Festival.
Continental bulls sold to a top price of 9,000gn four times at yesterday’s May bull sale at United Auctions in Stirling.
Bids topped at 4,800gn yesterday at Dingwall Mart's annual show and sale of registered pedigree bulls.
The luck of the Irish prevailed in the show ring at Stirling yesterday with both the supreme champion and reserve supreme champion rosettes awarded to breeders from Northern Ireland.
Simmentals achieved five-figure sums nine times at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales yesterday.
Continual improvement and giving commercial beef producers the best genetics possible is the driving force of one Moray farming family.
The Simmental breed has secured the best clearance rate so far at this year’s February instalment of the Stirling Bull Sales.
The hammer went down eight times on five-figure bids for Simmentals at the Stirling Bull Sales lifting the average up more than £200 on last year.
A top Simmental cattle breeder from the north has been honoured by the Royal Highland Agricultural Society of Scotland.