The female champion, Trueman Grazia hit a high of 14,000gns at the recent Red Ladies Derby Limousin show and sale at
This April 2011-born daughter is by Haltcliffe Vermount and out of Cookstown B1425 and was reserve champion at this year’s Balmoral show at just 13 months of age. Her previous show successes also include reserve champion at the 2012 All-Ireland Derby.
Put forward by Henry Savage and Sons, 70 Skerriff Rad, Newry,
Weaned bull calf, Melbreak Hero then went for the next best bid of 9,000gns. Put forward by J and A Callion.
He sold to W Richardson and Son, Ghyll House,
The hammer then fell at 8,800gns for reserve female champion, Grahams Gabriella from R and J Graham, Airthrey Kerse,
This second prize winner from the Royal Highland Show and winner of the best heifer born in
Not far behind at 8,500gns was Nebo Favourite, from M L Thomas, Bryn Farn, Nebo, Conwy.
She was sold in-calf to Ampertaine Commander and heads to
Carmorn Gaga sold to J Henry of Hollybank Farm, Lenagh road, Antrim, for 7,200gns.
She is from the family of the renowned Carmorn Penny, winner of the
Honey goes back to the renowned cow, Camorn Penny and is by Carmorn Dauphin and out of Burnbank Damson. She sold for 7,000gns.
At 6,000gns was bull calf, Barrons Harness, a Ampertaine Cammander son. Out of Barrin Barroness, he has a beef value of +29 and joins the herd of J S and L D Adam and Son, Garraron Farm, Lochgilphead, Argyll.
Averages: 9 served heifers, £3,943.33; 26 maiden heifers, £3,656.83; 12 bull calves, £2,870.00; 20 heifer calves, £2,422.88 (Harrison and Hetherington)