The champion, Cumbrian Price Poll took the top price among the Salers when achieving 8000gns at day two of Stirling Bull Sales, with the breed also hitting a 91% clearance rate to cash in at £4809.00 for 20 sold.

Brothers Tom and Ian Walling of Farmstock Genetics, Selkirk, were selling their June 2020 born bull to John Martin, Swinlees, Dalry, Ayrshire,

This homozygous polled entry by the privately purchased Parkfield Polled Napoleon – bought from Geoff and Olwen Lawrenson, Lancs is out of Cumbrian Hyacinth which is a daughter of the top rated Salers bull, Cumbrian Joker which was exported back to the breed's native homeland in France.

The same home also took 7500gns for the similarly aged bull, Cumbrian Pele, which was knocked down to Colin McClymont, Cuil, Panmure, Newton Stewart. This reserve junior champion is by the same sire this time out of Cumbrian Hyacinth.

Two bulls then hit the 7000gns price mark, first was Rednock Prada poll from Gill and Malcolm Pye, Port of Menteith, Stirling, which stood reserve intermediate in the pre-sale show. This boy is a son of the home-bred sire, Rigel Munro, which bred the Royal Highland Showcase champion last year, whilst out of Rigel Dior Poll. The final bidder was James Maguire, Drumcannon, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh.

Also on the same price tag was the May 2020 born bull, Darnford Positive from David and Lynn Watson, Banchory, Aberdeenshire. The reserve overall champion now goes home to work with the Livesey family, Firth, Nether Firth, Netherraw, Lilliesleaf, Melrose. He is a son of Seawell Kitemark and out of the private purchase Darnford Gracious.