Balthayock Nessie - Interbreed Champion

Highland Show 2019

Overall champion & reserve champion

Stirling Charolais Sale – February 2018

Balthayock Imp - Charolais Male Champion

Highland Show 2015

Balthayock Farm

Balthayock is a family run stock farm situated four miles east of Perth
in the beautiful heart of Scotland.

At present the farm is stocked with over 100 pedigree Charolais and in calf heifers and 150 commercial cross bred suckler cows.

Both pedigree and commercial herds are closed and all replacements are home bred.

The farm is a member of the High Health Scheme and both herds are BVD accredited. They are tested annually for Johnes and all bulls are tested for BVD, Lepto, and IBR and their dams confirmed free of Johnes before they are offered for sale.

We now run about seven hundred pure bred Lleyn ewes replacing the last of the old flock of Suffolk and Texel cross ewes.

Balthayock Justice – 50,000 Guineas – Gilbert Crawford

Stirling bull sale February 2019 – Winner best bulls of the same sire (Balthayock Imp)

Davie and Tracey with Balthayock Imp – Royal Highland Show

Balthayock Imp – Charolias Champion – Highland Show 2015

NEWS

October Bull Sale – Stirling 2019

We have entered seven bulls for the October sale at Stirling. Catalogue numbers will be added when known.   Balthayock Northwind. A son of the proven easy calving Balthayock Impression whose sons have sold to £15,000. Last year we sold five of his sons to...

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Summer 2019

We have had an amazing summer in the show ring. The Angus show was cancelled because of the weather but from the Alyth show onwards we have swept all before us. At Alyth, Nessie was the Champion of Champions with Nona reserve Charolais champion. Nevada was...

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2019 May Sale in Carlisle

We only took two bulls to the Carlisle sale both of whom found new homes but only at modest prices. I hope they are a great success for their new owners and that they will be back in a few years’ time still looking for a Balthayock bull but hopefully...

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Spring Sales 2019

We had a very successful May sale at Stirling with all the bulls we brought forward going to new homes. I was particularly pleased to sell a bull to Glenkiln Estate who we have sold many bulls to in the past.Now we are off to Carlisle with two more bulls....

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The May Sale at UA Stirling 2019

We are sending a team of six bulls to the May sale in Stirling which is becoming a more popular date in the sales calendar.Lot No. 7. Balthayock Negus.Lot No. 9. Balthayock Neville.Both these closely related bulls are sired by Balthayock Influence a son of...

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Review of the 2019 Stirling Bull Sale

By any standard we had a very successful sale with all the seventeen bulls we brought to the bull sale at Stirling selling through the ring and it was particularly pleasing that several were bought by past buyers of our bulls whose renewed support is...

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2019 February bull sale at Stirling

With a team of eighteen bulls we are going to have our work cut out at the 2019 February bull sale at Stirling. I believe we have bulls to suit both commercial and pedigree breeders with our usual emphasis on growth combined with easy calving and good...

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The October Bull Sale at Stirling 2018.

We have decided to only enter five bulls for the October sale this year. After a summer of wall to wall sunshine and no rain, most livestock farmers have been struggling to grow enough grass for summer grazing and silage for winter keep. To make matters...

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May 2018 Bull Sale Update

We think that the demand for bulls in May will be for the bulls that are ready to go out with the cows at the end of the month. The bulls which we planned to enter are really too young for that job so we have decided to keep them for the October sale unless they are...

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Bulls entered for Stirling Bull Sale – May 2018

We have entered the following four bulls for the sale at Stirling which will take place on the 6th and 7th May 2018. Balthayock Marathon. Herd Book No. MBM0071748. (Sire Balthayock Adonis, Dam Balthayock Icicle) Born 15th November 2016. A heifer’s calf by the sire of...

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