Those of you looking to bid on exhibition and pedigree cattle will be pleased to hear about the two Aberdeen & Northern Marts auctions coming up in February
Show & Sale of Pedigree Cattle – Royal Northern Spring Show, Starts 26 Feb 2014 12pm
Show and Sale of Exhibition Cattle – Royal Northern Spring Show, Aberdeen Northern Marts Starts 26 Feb 2014 3pm
Catalogues coming soon… in the meantime, we’ve got some highlights from the Aberdeen & Northern Marts at the Royal Northern Spring Show in February 2013. It was a great success; 59 bulls sold for an average price of £4,291.65 per head with large numbers of bids placed online on i-bidder.com.
1. Pedigree with the highest bid
Jock Wilson, Kinclune, Glenkindie, who received a bid of 11,500gns for his June 2011-born Charolais bull, Kinclune Golden, a third prize winner in its class, from Neil Barclay, Harestone, Crathes, Banchory.
2. Second Top Price
Charolais, Bonnykelly General, from Robert Leggat, Mormond Prop, New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh took 8,000gns.
3. Online favourite
Aberdeen Angus bull, Bridgefoot Eldon from Messrs Fordyce & Sons, Bridgefoot, Kemnay. This one sold online for 2,800gns to Messrs Seater, Elsness, Sanday, Orkney.