It seems the insaciable demand for Limousin females has continued at today’s Sarkley sale with a top call of 30,000gns recorded so far.

This was paid for Sarkley Edajen (lot 30), a Ronick Gains daughter out of Sarkley Adajen, a Haltcliffe Ullswater daughter. She has a beef value of +39 and is maternal sister to 13,00gns bull Sarkley Daffydd. She headed to the Swalesmoor herd of Danny Sawrij.

Then at 17,000gns was Sarkley Ellajen (lot 29). This Ionesco daughter is out of Sarkley Vollajen a maternal sister to Adajen by Mas Du Clo. This one has a beef value of +50 and is maternal sister to 13,000gns Sarkley Dynamic. Buying her was John Crofts, Bassingbourne.

Making 6500gns was Sarkley Eroxie (lot 25). Sired by Cowin Benboyr, she is out of Sarkley Aroxie, an Ullswater daughter and has a beef value of +42. She had been shown in 2010, being junior female champion at the Royal Welsh. This one sold to W J Bradley, Magherafelt.

Selling for 4000gns was Sarkley Ellacomb, a Saunders Stallone daughter out of Sarkley Soneycomb, a Jockey daughter, she has a beef value of +16.