Galloway – Castle Douglas Feb ’20
A steady demand for Galloway cattle at Castle Douglas, resulted in a 74% clearance, with trade soaring to 16,000gns for the McClymonts’ bull, Kirkstead Commander, a Troloss Impeccable son.
Overall, 20 bulls sold to average £4200 (up £1025 on the year), with 36 bulling heifers levelling at £2132 (+£595), and nine in-calf heifers averaging out at £2322 (+£245).
Below are pictures of the top priced lots, followed by a list of prices and buyers for the bulls sold. To see the full selection of photographs taken, head to our Photo Sales.
Lot 1 — Banksy of Over Barskeoch, 1800gns to S Langdon, Criptor, Sanford, Spiney
Lot 4 — Troloss Nailer, 3500gns to D McSwiggan, Gortin, Omagh
Lot 5 — Ben Lomond Claymore, 2000gns to A MacLean, Upperton, Glenurauhart, Inverness
Lot 6 — Ben Lomond Culloden, 2000gns to DW Gourlay & Co, Craigmuie, Moniaive, Dumfries
Lot 7 — Troloss Nomad, 2200gns to NH & MJ Cole, Greenwell, Yelverton, Devon
Lot 10 — Troloss Nelson, 7000gns to A & A Elliott, Hindhope, Jedburgh
Lot 11 — Orion of Balgray, 4000gns to Eskdalemuir Forestry Ltd
Lot 12 — Oka of Balgray, 2200gns to Philips, Draperstown
Lot 15 — Oryan of Balgray, 11,000gns to W Wallace & Co, Fingland & JA & G McMillan, Over Barskeoch
Lot 17 — Avenger of Kilnstown, 4000gns to R McConnell, Gass, Glenluce, Newton Stewart
Lot 18 — Blackcraig Amyerman, 4000gns to Hedgeley Farms, Powburn, Alnwick
Lot 19 — Avicii of Kilnstown, 5000gns to WJ Henderson, Whitehill, Corrie, Lockerbie
Lot 20 — Blackcraig Astranaut, to KC Heard & Son, Hughslade, Okehampton, Devon
Lot 22 — Kirkstead Commissioner, 2000gns to S Langdon, Criptor, Sandford
Lot 24 — Buster of Romesbeoch, 3000gns to J & JW Ions, Thornyburn, Falstone, Hexham
Lot 25 — Carlsberg of Over Barskeoch, 2000gns to W Thomson, Ramsaycleugh, Ettrick, Selkirk
Lot 26 — Capaldi of Over Barskeoch, 1800gns to JM Thomson, Nether Linkins, Gelston, Castle Douglas
Lot 27 — Bruno of Romesbeoch, 1500gns to A Ewing, Drumbretton, Annan
Lot 28 — Kirkstead Commander, 16,000gns to R McIntosh & Co, Borthwickshiels, Roberton, Hawick
To see the full selection of photographs taken, head to our Photo Sales