We have entered a team of three Angus bulls, 4 Shorthorn bulls, and a draft of six Shorthorn heifers for the forthcoming Stirling Bull Sales.
The draft includes several bloodlines that have achieved success for the Chapelton herd in recent years; their families producing several record prices at auction for both bulls and heifers alongside five February Bull Sales champions.
All of our heifers have been PD’d in-calf. Details can be also found alongside the entries below.
Chapelton Dante R135
A full brother to Duke, who took second prize in February 2016, Dante is a clean well-muscled bull combining the attributes of influential bulls Vermilion Dateline, Whitestone Widespread, and Champion Hill Edition.
Dante did not sell at Stirling but remains for sale at home.
Chapelton Erribol R13Erribol is a clean, well-muscled bull combining the attributes of influential sires Vermilion Dateline, Whitestone Widespread, and OGL Battlecry.
We now plan to enter Erribol for the May sale at Carlisle.
Beef Shorthorn Bulls
Jovial is the first son out of our highest classified 2015-calved heifer and is sired by Crichton Paddy. Jovial has style combined with exceptional conformation.
Jovial sold for 3,200 gns to Appleby, Cumbria.
Chapelton JuliusJulius’s dam, Wild Eyes 3024, is one of our most consistent bull-breeding females. Her sons include Galaxy who sold to Chris Nye for 7500 gns in February 2015.
Julius sold for 6,800 gns to Orkney. He joins a number of Chapelton bulls already being used in there.
Jethro exhibits outstanding length and stature. His sire, Fergus of Upsall, was Reserve Senior Campion in February 2014.
Jethro sold for 4,800 gns to Exmoor Farm, Somerset.
Joiner’s sire, Chapelton Emperor, is a Typhoon son and also sired the Native class winner at the 2016 Premier Meat Exhibition.
Joiner sold for 5,200 gns to John Griffin in Derbyshire.
Beef Shorthorn Heifers
All of the heifers, with the exception of June 5116, ran with Chapelton Hamlet from 1st November to 20th December. He is a stylish red son of Banqo that we retained especially for use on heifers because of his calving figures. They have all been PD’d in-calf. .
Chapelton June 5116
June is a Banqo daughter out of a Typhoon dam. This combination has produced stock sires Ferdinand (Rothesay), Glen Clova (Glenisla), Harmony (Srathisla), and also the record price heifer, Honeysuckle.
June 5116 is in calf to Chapelton Jovial and expected in early-July 2017.
June sold for 3,200 gns to Ian Tennant.
Chapelton Princess Royal 5149
Princess Royal is a Crichton Paddy daughter from one of the oldest families in the breed.
Princess Royal sold for 3,800 gns again to Ian Tennant.
Chapelton Waterloo 5162
The Waterloo family is one of our most consistent bloodlines. Her grand-dam, Waterloo 790, has four daughters in the herd.
Waterloo made 2,000 gns to the Harveys of Yester Farms, Gifford.
Chapelton Nettle 5176
The Nettle family produced record priced Dauphin and February sale champion Exemplar.
Nettle made 4,200 gns to Cherry Valley Farms, County Antrim.
Chapelton Honeysuckle 5178
The record priced heifer Honeysuckle 3719 (13,000gns) is a grand-daughter of Honeysuckle 900.
Honeysuckle made 3,600 gns.
Chapelton Duchess 5215
The Duchess family is one of the most influential bloodlines in the breed. 5215’s grand-dam, 2403, is a full sister to Braveheart (Balgay), Covenanter (Meonhill), and Duke (Alvie). Clansman (Pode Hole) is also from the Duchess family.
Duchess also sold for 3,600 to Mr and Mrs Wilson.