ROMA Dreamer 2nd sold for 10,000gns to lead the Dispersal Sale of the Roma Simmental herd of Roy Weatherup, Romavale, Ashybank, Hawick, Rox-
burghshire, held on Saturday, Sept-ember 11, at United Auctions Stirling Market.
The November 2015 born Roma Dreamer 2nd is a Dinton Nautical daughter out of the Kilbride Farm Newry sired Roma Dreamer.
She was sold with her Islavale Frontier sired heifer calf Roma Dreamer 6th at foot and was PD’d back in calf to the herd’s stock bull Islavale Frontier. Purchasing the top price was JC & JL Weatherup, who runs the 35 cow Lisglass herd at Irish Hill, Ballyclare, County Antrim.
Also at 10,000ngs was the outfit of Lisglass Gladioluf at 5200gns, with her bull calf Roma Legend making 4200gns. The August 2015 born Lisglass Gladioluf is by Carnkern Titan and out of Slieveroe Caroline. She was snapped up by her breeder, being another to go back to JC&JL Weatherup, Ballyclare.
Her bull calf, the November 2020 born Roma Legend 20, was also by the herd stock bull Islavale Frontier. This calf was purchased by the Saltire herd of J&G Houliston, Newmains, Drem, North Berwick.
Commenting on his top price purchases, Leslie Weatherup said: “We really like the Roma Dreamer breeding and it is an entirely new line to the Lisglass herd. We also purchased Roma Dreamer 3rd on the day for the same reason.”
With regard to Lisglass Gladioluf, he went on to say: “I bred Lisglass Gladioluf and it’s a bloodline I had lost and wanted to get back. Her dam Slieveroe Caroline was a Supreme Champion at Balmoral Show. Gladioluf had an extremely good bull calf with her at the sale and her bull calf last year sold at Stirling for 4000gns.”
In all Leslie Weatherup, who is the cousin of Roy Weatherup, bought six animals on the day.