The Aberdeen-Angus herd currently numbers 32 cows with 14-in calf heifers. The herd has been built on some of the breed’s finest genetics and significant investment has been made in the form of new stock sires with great natural fleshing ability, correctness, good figures and breed character.

Luddenmore Mr Edition J041 - Semen For Sale

Sire: Hoff Limited Edition SC 594

Dam: DMM Miss Essence 21R

Purchased privately in early 2011 Mr Edition is an exciting prospect at Ballathie. On his only outing for us to the Royal Highland Show in 2011 he stood overall junior champion, male champion and overall reserve breed champion. He has a TI of +31 and a SRI of +42.

Luddenmore Mr. Edition


Rawburn Emblem K127

Sire: Rawburn Enigma G653

Dam: Rawburn Ellen Erica E405

Purchased privately as a calf in 2010, Emblem is growing in to a great bull, he is very correct and has great stature. His figures are equally as impressive, having a TI of +46 and a SRI of +56.

Rawburn Emblem


Past sires:

Rawburn Elmo G640

Sire: Rawburn Lord Ross C216 (Dalrene Cruz 11F x Rawburn Lady Ross A105)

Dam: Rawburn Ella B180 (SAF 598 Bando 5175 x Rawburn Elsie)

Elmo G640 has been a great addition to the Ballathie herd and has produced females with great scale, length, milk and locomotion. Elmo sons are of a similar nature and are natural fleshing, maturing in to great bulls.

Rawburn Elmo G640

Ballathie Consort J255

Rawburn Elmo G640

Son – Ballathie Consort J255, reserve overall champion Stirling February 2011

Ballathie Ideal

Sire: Hoff Limited Edition SC 594

Dam: Hoff Idlwyld SC 534 300

Ideal was an ET-bred bull and has produced a great crop of calves for us before being sold to D W Sinclair, Orkney where he now runs in both pedigree and commercial herds. He has a milk figure of +10, TI of +30 and SRI of +41. 


aa cows

Lady Jane

The Lady Jane goes back to another great Northern Samurai daughter Netherton Lady Jane T17. This family has bags of style and presence and works well with any bull. Progeny have good frame, locomotion and breed character.

Ballathie Lady Jane A099

Ballathie Lord Jason J521

Ballathie Lady Jane A099

Ballathie Lord Jason L521 (son of Lady Jane A099)



The Caroline line is one of the favoured lines in the herd, producing a line of great bulls including Ballathie Consort who was reserve overall champion in Stirling in February 2011 and sold for 5000gns.

Ballathie Caroline F674

Ballathie Colonel K386

Ballathie Caroline F674 pictured with bull calf Ballathie Commander L536

Ballathie Colonel K386 son of Caroline F674

Ballathie Consort J255


Ballathie Consort J255




The Evora line goes back to the Royal Added Value 19D daughter Evora W20 of Blelack. One of the consistent male producing female lines, the Evora offspring have great shape, length, muscle and natural fleshing with great locomotion.

Ballathie Evora D319

Ballathie Esteban K333

Ballathie Evora D319 with heifer calf Ballathie Ercia L502

Ballathie Esteban K333 (son of Evora D319)


Evening Star

The Evening Star family was established with the purchase of Fyvie Evening Star Z238, a Netherton Billy Boy daughter who goes back to Cudlobe Erilite 5X. This is another of the prolific families at Ballathie producing great female and male progeny. (insert pic of 0443 with caption

Fyviw Evening Star


Fyvie Evening Star Z238 with daughter Ballathie Evita L546




The Kim family goes back to the great Kim of Fordafourie with Ballathie Kim D302 being a daughter of hers by the incredibly influential sire TLA Northern Samurai. The Kim family has great style, breed character and femininity.

Ballathie Kim D302


Ballathie Kim D302 with heifer calf Ballathie Kimberley J257




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