Sale Date: Fri 17 February
Lawrie and Symington conducted the farm sale on behalf of Mr w Ralston, West Darlochan, Campbelltown. This included the full dispersal of the young stock from Mr Ralston’s “Darlochan” herd of pedigree Holsteins topping this sale was Darlochan History Sheena this De-su History’s Daughter sold in calf to Alta B Good her mother was overall champion at local club stock judging and her grand dam was a pervious campbelltown shown champion, she realised £1350 and and selling to Mr G & A Taylor, Upper Braikley. Mr Taylor also purchased the 2nd top price of the day of £1280 for Darlochan Zelgadis Anna out of the very milky Darlochan Altaiota Anna bred from a rhoin cow which bred many great cows for the Darlochan herd
Other leading prices;
Lot price Name Purchaser
7 £1220 Darlochan Tiergan Janet D & E Young
15 £1200 Darlochan Pello Kitty Mr R Baillie
3 £1180 Darlochan Fever Kitty D & E Young
2 £1150 Darlochan Tieran Dolina JC Ralston & Son
6 £1100 Darlochan Tiergan Jane D & E Young
12 £1100 Darlochan Peleo Sheena Mr R Baillie
21 £1080 Darlochan History Amy D & E Young
24 £1050 Darlochan Altaoita Sheena M & G Struthers
5 £1020 Darlochan Ambious Felicia N Galbrailth
16 £1020 Darlochan Pelles Jane M & G Struthers
19 £1020 Darlochan Marvin Sheena J & M Barr
31 £1020 Darlochan Pello Bluebell G & A Taylor
13 £1000 Darlochan Beau Sheena D Graham
17 £1000 Darlochan Lauthorty Dolly M & G Struthers
34 £1000 Darlochan Altaiota Sheena 2 N Galbraith
42 £1000 Darlochan Fever Jane M & G Struthers
Overall 11 Spring Calvers Averaged £1127.27, 15 Summer Calvers averaged £938, 11 Autumn calvers averaged £861, 13 Bulling heifers averaged £656.92, 10 Heifer stirks averaged £516, 9 Heifer calves averaged £265.56.
Also at the sale the firm sold 167 lots of tractors, implements and tools topping the trade was the Massey Ferguson 6470 Dyna 6 which reached £29200.
Other leading prices
Tractors Massey Ferguson 5455 £13500, Massey Ferguson 4345 C/W MF875 Loader £13200, Massey Ferguson 372 £10400, Massey Ferguson 550 £2100, Massey Ferguson 135 £1250.
Implements; Siloking 14m3 feedwagon £11600, Hi spec 2000 slurry tanker £8100, Mardshall QM11 Silage trailer £6900, Lely 280mc Splendimo rear mower £4400, Lely 280mc Splendimo front mower £4100, Maschio Reco Vator £3500, Teagle XT48 Fert Spreader £1150, Redrock Buckrake £900, Jarmet Sprayer £900, Fleming Super Float topper £900.