Top call at last week’s sale of Holsteins at Moira was a 3000gns bid for the day’s champion from the pre-sale show, Clandeboye Design Sinead 2, a Regancrest Design daughter from Clandeboye Estates, Bangor. Bred from an Ex92 dam she sold to  Cyril and Martin Millar for the Glenleary herd, Coleraine.

At 2900gns was the reserve champion on the day, Killane Rosso Pretty Pat from David and Austin Perry, Ahogill. This Ards Rosso daughter is out of a VG83 dam and also sold to the Millars.

Then at 2520gns was Ards Kaiser Ruth from Harry Patton, Newtonards. She is by homebred sire Arsda Kaiser and out of a Braedale Freelance daughter. She again sold to the Millars’ Glenleary herd. 

The McLean family, Donahgmore, Dungannon, then sold at 2500gns for September 2008-born Relough Boliver Jessica.

Average; 35 head £1837.50 (R A Noble).