Hercules three sons do him proud
LUMBYLAW Ocean, a son of Haltcliffe Hercules, sold for 3400gns at the latest offering of bulls from Richard Oates BLUP-recorded Limousin herd at Jedburgh, Roxburghshire.
Hercules – recently identified after blood testing as a son of Broadmeadows Cannon – sired the top three priced bulls. Ocean is out of a Martini dam and had a Beef Value of 23. Buyers were G L and D Reid, Glenalmond, Perth.
Lumbylaw Offcolour made 3200gns to G Greenow, Crickhowell, Powys.
He had a Beef Value of 24 and was out of a Lumbylaw Handsome cow.
Lumbylaw Oxnamwater (Beef Value 22) was double-bred to Hercules and realised 2900gns to local buyer J A Gaston & Co while a 2800gns call from J * Hamilton, North Berwick, East Lothian secured him Lumbylaw Ontherun, a Rachels Lancelot son out of a Goldies Carlos cow.
Averages: 24 bulls £2156 (Harrison and Hetherington). *