Caledonian Marts Premier Show & Sale of Suckled Calves
11th September 2013
The annual Caledonian Marts Premier Show & Sale of Suckled Calves was held on 6th September 2013.
In the commercial Section, a large entry of cattle sold with a flying trade throughout.
Bullock Calves averaging £1087.09, a massive leap on the year of £223 or 43p per kg with calves being 23kgs heavier.
Heifer Calves averaged £965.68, a leap of £187 or 41p per kg on the year with calves being 18kgs heavier.
Haltered Bullocks averaged 407p per kg or £1625.26 per head and to £14 per kg for a 300kg British Blue from W Brewster, Wester Borland, Thornhill
A large ringside of buyers forward from far and wide.
Champion British Blue, Sponsored by British Blue Cattle Society
1st – W Brewster & Son, Wester Borland, Thornhill Lot No: 40 Weight: 300kgs Price: £4200
Buyer – C J Brook, Barley Farm, Worcs
Reserve Champion British Blue, Sponsored by British Blue Cattle Society
1st – Monzie Farms, Gilmerton, Crieff Lot No: 32 Weight: 475kgs Price: £2400
Buyer – H Brown, Auchmaliddie Mains, Peterhead