Anna Robertson, Lower Inchcorsie, Rothiemay secured the overall Pedigree Bull Championship with her 21-month Charolais Inchcorsie Iceman which sold for the top price of 7,000gns to Leys Estate, Leys Castle, Inverness, it was sired by Barbican Lancer. The top price out-with champions was claimed by 22-month Charolais Craigieford Invincible from M. Bruce & Partners Ltd, Mains of Logie, Ellon which sold for 5,000gns to C. Addison & Sons of Chapelpark, Methlick.
In the Rising Star competition Ashleigh Marshall secured the Overall Rising Star Champion with her Charolais cross Heifer. The heifer was bred by W. D Stephen of Meikle Geddes, Nairn and purchased at the September Spectacular event at Thainstone and sired by Oldstone Egbert. The Young Farmers’ Champion was Mark Robertson of Easter Fodderletter, Tomintoul with a Charolais cross bred heifer bred by Ian Stewart, Reisgill, Lybster, Caithness.
Report and Picture courtesy of Aberdeen & Northern Marts.
Farming on a large scale in the North-east of Scotland, Philip Simmers has found that using Charolais bulls across his suckler herd, suits his grass-based system perfectly. » « Royal Welsh Winter Fair 2014