Limousin best of multi-breeds
A LIMOUSIN bull topped the trade at last weeks multi-breed beef breeding sale at Hallworthy, Cornwall.
Grace Liceano, an Uplands Dai son bred out of a Grange Adonis dam, made 2750gns. It was consigned by D W Nanckivell, Bude; and went home with local buyer Mr Davey.
Another Limousin, the six-year-old Epatant son Goldies Goldrush from J * Neale, Launceston, made 2500gns and was one of five bulls to make 2000gns and over.
The show champion was from the Westcroft herd of Miss Peters, Exeter and made 1400gns to C Rush.
A Limousin cow and calf from J * Neales Nealford herd led the females at 2250gns. This second calver, with a nine-month-old Goldies Goldrush heifer calf at foot, was by Mereside Earl. Five Limousin bulling heifers sold to 1800gns.
AVERAGES: Eight senior Limousin bulls £2055; four junior bulls £1410; two Limousin cows with calves at foot £1850; five Limousin bulling heifers £1250; one Hereford bull £840; one Simmental bull £840; and one Charolais bull £945. (Kittows)