Balthayock Ranger

Supreme Champion – Stirling October 2021

Balthayock Nessie

Interbreed Champion – Highland Show 2019

Overall & 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 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

Stirling sale entries for the May sale 2022

Reuben (Lot.714) A high index son of the proven easy calving Influence. His dam has bred bulls to 14,000 gns. Ralph (Lot.720) Sired by the proven easy calving Influence out of an Impression daughter. Impression has seven trait leader EBVs in his pedigree. Roland...

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Bull sale – February 2022

We have entered sixteen bulls for the sale. They are of a very consistent standard with all but three of them having a scrotal circumference EBVs well above the breed average.

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Carbon Audit at Balthayock

The SAC carried out a recent carbon audit on the farm which has proved to be satisfactory and demonstrates that an upland livestock farm carrying a 700 breeding flock of sheep, a suckler herd of 150 cows and a pedigree herd of 109 Charolais cows with 172 followers,...

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Bulls entered for the February Stirling Sale 2021

All Balthayock bulls entered for Stirling have passed an inspection by our vet and the NBA fertility Guarantee has been insured with the NFU Mutual. Balthayock Patrick. Sired by the Royal Welsh Junior Champion & RHS Male and Junior Interbreed Champion Maerdy...

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Results of the October sale 2020

Tragedy struck us ten days before the sale when Balthayock President who we thought was one of the best looking bulls we have bred, broke a hind leg just above the hock when he slipped up on some wet concrete. Breeding bulls can be a heart breaking business. Our...

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October 2020 – Stirling Bull Sale

Balthayock Observer  - Catalogue No.235. Impression was a champion at his only show outing and is our first choice to use on our pedigree heifers. He has sired many bulls for use on pedigree herds and has exceptional EBVs for all the most important traits.  ...

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May News Update

The May sales are now behind us and have been in these difficult circumstances, a reasonably successful way of marketing our bulls but I am sure we have all missed the buzz and excitement of a proper bull sale. We had a young team and probably too young for those who...

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