Sale Bulls

It is our rearing policy to have strong, fit 2 year old bulls ready for work which have had no pampering.

Whether you need a bull for commercial or pedigree use, we think you will find what you need in our offerings.

Please contact John on 01776 854226 with your requirements

View Terms and Conditions of Sale together with our Health & Breeding Guarantee
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Ervie Advance 182404 Ervie L1 Achiever 182523 Ervie Advance 182512
Ervie Advance 182438 Ervie L1 Achiever 182392 Ervie Advance 182543
Ervie Advance 182466 Ervie Advance 182479 Ervie Advance 182447
Ervie Advance 182413 Ervie L1 Achiever 182433 Ervie Advance 182526
Ervie Advance 182499 Ervie Advance 182501 Ervie Advance 182436
Ervie Advance 182454 Ervie L1 Achiever 182492 Ervie L1 Achiever 182430
Ervie Advance 182464 Ervie Advance 182437 Ervie Advance 182439
Ervie Advance 182406 Ervie Advance 182472 Ervie L1 Achiever 182460
Ervie Advance 182403 Ervie Advance 182519 Ervie Advance 182540
Ervie Advance 182475 Ervie Advance 182542 Ervie Advance 182496
Ervie Advance 182529 Wigbay 1 Index 182550 Ervie Advance 182516
Ervie Advance 182502 Ervie Advance 182531 Ervie Advance 182507
Ervie Advance 182528 Ervie L1 Achiever 182440 Ervie Advance 182518
Ervie Advance 182503 Ervie Advance 182504 Ervie Advance 182458
Ervie Advance 182471 Ervie Advance 182541 Ervie Advance 182539
Ervie Advance 182480 Ervie L1 Achiever 182548 Ervie Advance 182508
Ervie Advance 182442 Ervie Advance 182469 Ervie L1 Achiever 182478



 
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Ervie L1 Achiever 141753 Ervie Achiever 141858 Ervie L1 Achiever 152006
Ervie L1 Achiever 141753 Ervie Achiever 141858 Ervie L1 Achiever 152006
Ervie RL1 Achiever 151966N Ervie RL1 Achiever 151973N Ervie L1 Achiever 151967
Ervie RL1 Achiever 151966N Ervie RL1 Achiever 151973N Ervie L1 Achiever 151967
Ervie L1 Achiever 151974 Ervie L1 Achiever 141815  
Ervie L1 Achiever 151974 Ervie L1 Achiever 141815  
 




























Ervie Advance 182404 01/05/2018 UK583609
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 RL1 Achiever 151966N x Gypsy 501750. Great length of body and a big active free-moving bull from one of our best from a young dam with almost perfect udder & teat placement. Another ďcurve-benderĒ, starting from only 33kg birth wt. and ranked 2nd for act. adj. 400 day wt.
Light birthweight bull.
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Ervie Advance 182512 01/06/2018 UK583609
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 RL1 Achiever 151966N x Hazel 201845. Another top prospect by 1966N and from a top young cow. Ranked 4th for both 200 & 400 act. adj. wt.
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Ervie Advance 182438 12/05/2018 UK583609
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 RL1 Achiever 151966N x Lisette 300985. Good stretchy bull from a really attractive and good breeding cow who has produced sons to £3200 in 2016.
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Ervie L1 Achiever 182392 12/02/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141858 x L1 Achievement 853A. Straight Line One pedigree. Good deep, thick-bodied bull and twin to 202391. Dam is one of five females imported all from the same flush and all have been tremendous breeding cows with high udder and teat scores. Her sons have sold to £3000 in our 2014 sale. Daughters of this bull will be amazing. Top breeding here.
 Light birthweight bull.
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Ervie Advance 182543 26/06/2018 UK583609
702543

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 RL1 Achiever 151966N x Lisette 401721. Quality bull from a good cow. Thick, deep with a good top and backend. Excellent EBVís and high on milk.
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Ervie Advance 182466 19/05/2018 UK583609
702466

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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Unitarian 601639. Good type of bull from a beautiful young cow with near perfect udder & teats, who produced our top priced bull in 2017 of £6200.
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Ervie Advance 182479 21/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182447 16/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 151974 x Pansy 501876. First bull from a good young dam, this very attractive bull with style and length, ranks high for 200 day milk EPD. Very much recommended safe for use on heifers with his 35kg birth weight.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182413   06/05/2018 UK583609
302413

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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 101438. Flashy and attractive bull from a good big dam producing good commercial bulls for us.
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182433 12/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 151974 x L1 Achievement 201873A. Straight Line One pedigree for maximum hybrid vigour. Thick, deep, correct and a good mover. Ranks 2nd highest on 200 day milk EBV and sports a fine set of figures.  A half-brother is currently one of junior stock sires.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182526 10/06/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Countess 401056. Good looking young bull from a very attractive and productive dam with sons sold to reliable repeat commercial customers. Scores high on eye muscle EBV with a good set of balanced figures all through. Dam has almost perfect udder and teat placement.
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 Ervie Advance 182499 26/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Barbara 700877. Decent sort of bull from a good old cow with a reliable record of good sales from her progeny reaching £2400.
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 Ervie Advance 182501 27/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Sunset 101655. Nicely fleshed, lengthy and correct bull from a good type of dam.
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 Ervie Advance 182436   12/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Sunset 501358. Good, lengthy, correct bull, moves well. Dam is very nice young cow with good udder and teat placement and has bred good bulls for our 2017 & 2018 sales.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182454 17/05/2018 UK583609
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L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 201495. Another good young bull recommended for use on heifers and from a very correct young dam with high udder & teat placement scores.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182492 25/05/2018 UK583609
502492

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 L1 Achiever 501967 x L1 Achievement 701703G. Straight Line One pedigree for maximum hybrid vigour. Attractive bull ranks 2nd highest and 3rd highest on eye muscle and 200 day milk EBVís respectively.
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 Ervie Advance 182464   19/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 501582. Upstanding, attractive and correct. Dam scores high for udder & teat placement and this fellow ranks near the top for 200 day milk EBV.
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 Ervie Advance 182437 13/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Beauty 501736. Good, dark, fleshy and correct bull from a fine young cow.
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 Ervie Advance 182439 13/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 700849. Another young bull with low birthweight and recommended for use on heifers and from the oldest cow in the herd. Mainly a heifer breeder, her only other bull sold for £2600 in 2015.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182406 01/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Barbara 702088. Heiferís first calf and only 27kg at birth. He has turned into a fine prospect. Dam has perfect udder & teat scores.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182472   20/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Barbara 401252. Quality, deep-bodied & correct bull. Twin to a bull. Very respectable set of figures and indexes.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182460 18/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Achievement 401154F. Straight Line One pedigree for maximum hybrid vigour. The dam is a very successful cow imported as an embryo and has bred 2 good stock sires for us including 502044 who has been used for the past 2 seasons. This is a very good prospect from a very good cow. Donít miss him.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182403 01/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Countess 601485. Good thick-set dark bull from a very correct and attractive young cow. Another one suitable for heifers.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182519 06/06/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 301356.
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 Ervie Advance 182540   25/06/2018   UK583609
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 RL1 Achiever 151966N x Libby 400384. Attractive, deep-bodied and correct bull from a very good dam, has bred bulls to £2600 in 2018.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182475 20/05/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141815 x Peach 701668. Stylish bull, ranks high on milk EBV.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182542   25/06/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Carol Lily 601324. Good, dark and stretchy young bull with respectable set of EBVís. Dam is very attractive young cow with good progeny sales behind her.
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 Ervie Advance 182496   26/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Topsy 601751. Decent sort of bull. Full brother made £2600 in 2019 sale.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182529   12/06/2018   UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Cornelia 600526. Big, dark attractive and powerful young bull from a tremendous old quality dam on her 12th lactation. Sons have sold to £2500.
 Good prospect!
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 Wigbay 1 Index 182550 20/07/2018 UK583609
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 Heart Index (polled) x Hazel 702060. Bull with highest EBVís and Indexís. Heifers first calf and the last born in 2018. Dam is a cracking young cow with very good udder & teat placement.
Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182516   03/06/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182502   28/05/2018   UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182531 14/06/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 501967 x Cornelia 201096. Very good, thick and correct young bull, born mid June and from a really good big heavy cow. Her sons have sold well to £3000 in 2015.
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 Ervie Advance 182507   29/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 152006 x Peach 602136. Really good, compact and meaty young bull. Quality heiferís first calf. Suitable to use for heifers.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182528 11/06/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Satina 701234. Decent type with good frame who will mature into a good bull.
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182440 13/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182518 05/06/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182503   28/05/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 152006 x Peach 402120. Correct young bull who will mature into a nice sort. Heiferís first calf. Recommended for use with heifers.
 Light birthweight bull.
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 Ervie Advance 182504 28/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182458 18/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182471 20/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182541 25/06/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182539 25/06/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182480 21/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182548 03/07/2018 UK583609
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 L1 Achiever 141753 x Achievement 201390E. Straight Line One pedigree for maximum hybrid vigour.
 Light birthweight bull.
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Ervie Advance 182508 30/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie Advance 182442 13/05/2018 UK583609
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Ervie Advance 182469 19/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182478 20/05/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182523   09/06/2018 UK583609
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 Ervie L1 Achiever 182430   11/05/2018 UK583609
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Terms and Conditions

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns pertaining to these sale terms and conditions.
Payment:-
 All sales are cash and in pounds sterling. The auction will be conducted by Harry Begg (Tel. 0771 356 9593) from Dumfries Mart and payment to be made to him at close of sale unless by prior agreement. Bulls being left at Mains of Airies require 25% paid on sale day and the remainder cleared with the auctioneer one week before uplift.

Transportation:-
Bulls can be picked up any time after payment has been made. All transportation expenses to be the responsibility of the buyer.
Local livestock transporters, A Jamieson & Sons will be in attendance at the sale and will be happy to assist with bull deliveries both north and south.
Contact George (07850368533), Ian (07889218280), Andrew (07702465074).

We will endeavour to assist with transport to a convenient meeting point within the UK mainland. Bulls sold to Northern Ireland will be isolated and tested at the consignors expense, but must be uplifted directly at the farm at the buyers expense.

Announcements:-
Bulls can stay at Mains of Airies up to the end of April and will be cared for by us but at the buyer's risk. Any death or injury after the animal is sold is at the buyer's risk. Insurance is advised.

Liability:-
Anyone attending the farm to view the stock does so at their own risk.

Lot withdrawal:-
We reserve the right to withdraw any animal from the sale.



Health & Breeding Guarantee


Latest routine four-yearly clear Tuberculosis Test completed 12th January 2018.
The entire adult herd is Johnes tested along with the TB test every 4 years as cost-effective surveillance to ensure there is no Johnes development within the herd. The entire crop of sale bulls for 2020 were blood-tested on 22/01/2020 and all of them tested Negative.


The herd is BVD accredited. The breeding herd has been on a strict Lepto & BVD vaccination programme since 2001, with IBR vaccination since 2017. All the sale bulls require their booster vaccines by end of May.

Our customers value our robust disease biosecurity, the high health status and remoteness of our closed herd.

The bulls had a fertility examination by our vet 22/01/2020 and all are normal and fertile. (Scrotal measurements printed in catalogue.)

The bulls were all treated with Zanil drench for fluke 30/01/19.

Bull Warranty


All bulls sold are warranted stock getters, fertile and capable of natural service.
Any claim of bull infertility must be made after 1 month from the date of the sale and within 9 months from the date of the sale and must be backed by a written statement from a practising veterinary surgeon confirming the bull to be infertile. The vet must confirm that the infertility is not due to either injury of infection after the sale. Bulls proving to be infertile shall either be replaced to the satisfaction of the buyer or refunded the entire purchase price.

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