NEXT week’s May multi-breed show and sale will be the largest and most comprehensive selection yet at United Auctions’ (UA’s) Stirling Agricultural Centre.
253 pedigree bulls and females will be going under the hammer on Monday 7 May 2012 at the annual one-day event, which has been going from strength to strength over the past five years.
And this year will be the first time UA stages a breed society sale of Longhorns, one of the UK’s most ancient cattle breeds.
The May multi-breed sale continues to be supported by Towergate Insurance.
It is run in conjunction with a special May show and of sale of commercial beef breeding cattle, which is sponsored by Carrs Billington who opened a new country store at the Stirling Agricultural Centre in March last year.
Full catalogue details can be downloaded from UA’s homepage, www.uagroup.co.uk.
The multi-breed sale will be broadcast live on the webcam via UA’s website and as-it-happens news will be posted on the company’s Facebook page.
The Charolais, Simmental, Limousin, Aberdeen Angus, Beef Shorthorn and Longhorn breeds are all sold under the auspices of their respective breed societies.
Opportunities for photographs are available from Sunday 6 May.
NOTES TO EDITOR
Charolais – Mr B Harman, Grove Lane, Chesham
Simmental – Mr S Grant, Dellfield, Druid Temple Farm, Inverness
Limousin – Mr A Proctor, Swarland Old Hall, Swarland, Morpeth
Aberdeen Angus – Miss Angela McGregor, Newcairnie, Cupar
Show and sale programme
|Sunday 6 May|
|12 noon||Charolais inspection|
|1 pm||Simmental inspection|
|2 pm||Limousin inspection|
|3 pm||Aberdeen-Angus inspection|
|4 pm||Beef Shorthorn inspection|
|Monday 7 May|
|8 am||Show of Charolais bulls followed by|
|Limousin bulls &|
|11.30 am||Sale of Longhorn bulls (4) & females (10) followed by|
|Salers bulls (5)|
|British Blue bull (1)|
|12 noon||Sale of Charolais bulls (65) followed by|
|Simmental bulls (44) & females (2)|
|Limousin bulls (57) & females (5)|
|Aberdeen-Angus bulls (56)|
|Beef Shorthorn bulls (4)|
About United Auctions
United Auctions (UA) are recognised as Scotland’s leading livestock auctioneers and procurement specialists, operating a network of different auction markets across Scotland, including Stirling, Huntly, Lairg, Dalmally, Tiree, Islay, South Uist and an area office and lairage facility at Oban.
The company conducts auctions of both commercial and pedigree sheep and cattle and provides farm-to-farm and farm-to-abattoir procurement services.
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