Sale leader from the Bruce Goldie’s string was the may 2008-born heifer Goldies Donna (lot 59). By their stock bull Normande Arapaho, Donna is out Goldies Victoria, a daughter of the 16,000gns Goldies Tony. With a beef value of +40, muscle figure of +5.7 she sold having been scanned in calf to Ampertaine Bravo at 13,000gns to Messrs Crofts.
Just prior to that, Goldies Bridget (lot 57) sold at 4800gns to Messrs Hamilton. This May 2006-born cow suckling her Ampertaine Bravo-sired bull calf is by goldies Uppercrust and is out of the Domino daughter Jacinthe, a cow who is breeding exceptionally well for Goldies.
Goldies Delicious (lot 58) followed selling at 4000gns to Messrs Crofts. By Goldies Terence, this June 2008 heifer is out of the Imperial daughter Goldies Truffle. She is full sister to the 10,000gns Goldies Actionman and sold in calf to Haltcliffe Bill.
Of the maiden heifers on offer, Goldies Delyth (lot 65) was knocked down at 5000gns to Messrs Thompson. This October 2008 heifer is by Ampertaine Bravo and is out of the goldies Uppercrust daughter Goldies Bridget, sold previously for 4800gns.
Pictures and averages to follow later…….