CATALOGUES are available for Holstein NI’s annual bull show and sale at Kilrea Mart on Tuesday, December 7.
Auctioneer Mark Stewart has confirmed an entry of 18 bulls for the United Feeds sponsored event.
Judging is in the capable hands of David Perry, Killane, Ahoghill, and gets underway at 11am. The sale will commence at noon, immediately after the mart’s weekly dairy entry.
The bulls on offer range in age from December 2019 to October 2020, and have been consigned by leading herds Ballylagan, Bellemont, Derrydorragh, Inch,
Lisnabreeny, Lisnasure, Mullau-gher, Prehen and Relough.
They are sons of top AI sires such as ABS Crimson, Denovo 7921 Atrium, ABS Sassafras, Bomaz Altacabol, Bomaz Skywalker, Westenrade Altaspring, Denovo 8084 Entity, Bomaz Fynn, Peak Altaleap, Peak Altalawson, Mr
Moviestar Mardi Gras, Val Bisson Doorman, Smiddiehill Gold Bul-
lion, and the NI-bred bulls Relough Fandango and Inch Dungannon.
Mark commented: ”The cata-logue features something for everyone, including outcross pedigrees and genomic PLI values to £685. The bulls on offer are bred from proven and international cow families such as Dellia, Massia, Ashlyn, Roxy, Regenia and Barbie at Regancrest.
“The bulls selling are backed by up to 12 generations of VG and EX dams, with high yields and components.”
Further details and catalogues on request from the auctioneers. Contact HA McIlrath and Sons Ltd on 028 29540588 or 028 29540269.
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