• CHAROLAIS cattle breeders produced a cracking sale to end the Stirling bull week, with both the lead price of 22,000gns and the top average of all the breeds.

  • A QUALITY show of Simmentals met a buoyant demand, with no fewer than eight lots attracting five-figure prices helping to bump up the average by £211 to £5852, with a 68% clearance.

  • LIMOUSIN bulls met a selective demand at Stirling, on Monday, where the top end met a decent trade to top at 14,000gns with only 49 of the 86 on offer - after six were rejected at inspection - finding new homes.

  • TRADE was somewhat selective for Aberdeen-Angus bulls at Stirling, on Monday, where it was the junior bulls which attracted the most attention with the money following the prize list as a number of class leaders went on to lead the sale.

  • DESPITE supermarket giant Morrisons calling out for more Shorthorn-sired beef to meet the demand for its Traditional Beef range, Shorthorn bulls failed to excite the buyers at the ringside.

  • DESPITE no fewer than 11 five-figure sales, a disappointing trade for Limousin bulls at the society's autumn show and sale at Carlisle, last weekend, saw averages fall by more than £750 on the year.

  • CHAROLAIS females hit a top of 4200gns at Welshpool, last week, for the dispersal of WRJ Everall's Shraden herd from Shrewsbury.

  • TOP seller at the dispersal of Roy and Christine Bailey's dispersal of the Abbotsley pedigree Jersey herd from Derbyshire, was 2150gns for the second calver Bluestone Midnight Louise VG85-2yr, a daughter of Potterswalls Glams Comerica.

  • A PACKED ringside resulted in a great day's trading at Lawrie and Symington's show and sale of 916 suckled calves on Tuesday.

  • IT was the champion that led the trade £1700 at Craig Wilsons' annual show and sale of store calves, last week.