Hercules three sons do him proud

19 May 2000




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 &#42 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). &#42


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