Show and Sale of Aberdeen-Angus at Thainstone: Results
Sold 918 Aberdeen-Angus and Native Breed cattle.
Aberdeen-Angus Bullocks (516) averaged 247.6p (+4p on the year) to 285.7p per kg for a pen of Seven 350kg Aberdeen-Angus Crosses from Braebuster, Deerness and £1,500 gross for a pair of 596kg Aberdeen-Angus from Sauchentree, Methlick.
Aberdeen-Angus Heifers (209) averaged 225.3p (+2.8 on the year) to 270p per kg for a 426kg Aberdeen-Angus Cross from Braehead, Cairston and £1,470 gross for a 668kg Aberdeen -ngus Cross from North Retannach, Rothiemay.
In the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society sponsored show and sale judged by Hugh Gordon and Hugh Gordon Jnr, Clochnahill, Stonehaven. Overall Champion was a 510kg, 23 month old Aberdeen-Angus steer from R J F & J M Seatter, Elsness, Sanday which sold at £1,420 to G A Reid, Mill of Haulkerton, Laurencekirk. Reserve champion was a 668kg, 24 month old heifer from J & A Strathdee, North Retannach, Rothiemay and realised £1,470 to Emslie Partners, Little Barras, Fordoun. "Aberdeen-Angus Cattle met an electric trade throughout", said the judges.
For full details of results from all classes on the day, click here. Here is a range of photography from the show and sale: