Stobarts Charolais hit 5500gns peak

The dispersal of Mr Stobart’s herd of Charolais on the same day as his Limousin dispersal peaked at 5500gns for stock bull Thrunton Envoy, a Newhouse Bigal son bred by the Campbell family. This one is out of Thrunton Pearly, a Maerdy Location daughter and has a TSI of +34 and an SRI of +31. He sold to A H Fisher, Portpatrick, Stranraer.

Second best was 3800gns paid for young bull Stobarts Firtree, a Woodpark Bishop son out of Stobarts Berry, a Bassingbourn Sangria daughter. He went with a TSI of +30 and an SRI of +32 and was bought by J A Forster, Brampton.

Selling for 3500gns was maiden heifer Stobarts Flake. She is also by Woodpark Bishop and is out of Stobarts Almond. This one stood second at this year’s Royal Highland and has a TSI of +34 and an SRI of +40. Buying her was R D A Morrow, Coleraine, Co Londonderry.

At 3400gns was the best of the cows on the day, Stobarts Alison. Sired by Thrunton Scania, she is out of Tilbrook Penelope, a Tamhorn Mustard daughter and has a TSI of +34 and an SRI of +40. This fourth calver sold to Alistair Houston for the Gretna House herd, Gretna Green.

Then at 3000gns was Stobarts Dignity, a Burradon Talisman daughter out of Stobarts Alison. This one sold with her Woodpark Bishop sired heifer calf at foot and a TSI of +30 and an SRI of +42. Taking her home were H and J Patrick, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

And then at 2900gns was Tillbrook Ribbon, a seventh calver by Chathill Meteor. This is out of Tillbrook Nova, a Kelton Impressario daughter and sold with a Goldies Champion bull calf at foot. She found a new home with T A Jones, Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire.