Updated: Apr 30, 2021
We have the 2 heifers for sale at the upcoming Northern Ireland Limousin Society Sale at Ballymena Livestock Mart, 3rd May 2021. Viewing from 10am, auction starts at 12 noon.
Online bidding available by visiting Ballymena Marts website https://ballymenalivestockmarket.com/ to register. Please allow yourself 1 day before the sale to register.
Buyers can attend by contacting Ballymena Mart on 028 2563 3470 to pre-book your space.
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Quality in the Breeding
LOT 69 NORTHERN IRELAND LIMOUSIN CATTLE SOCIETY SALE, BALLYMENA LIVESTOCK MART, 3RD MAY 2021
Born 30/12/2019 CBL19-2516 UK 9480016/1251-6 Natural Calf MYOSTATIN F94L/F94L Sire Haltcliffe Nijinsky gs Ampertain Elgin gd Haltcliffe Jezbelle Dam Erne Mandy gs Columbjohn Drake gd Erne Hannabelle
RATHKEELAND PREMIER PREMIER is an excellent show heifer, breed from a big Columbjohn Drake daughter and carries Greensons Gigolo and Bedell Maurice in her line. PREMIER has got all the attributes that is required to compete in the show ring within the ever improving Limousin breed and indeed any other breed. PREMIER is the first heifer to be offered for sale from our new junior stock bull HALTCLIFFE NIJINSKY, an Ampertaine Elgin son who is a proven female breeder, sold £32k in Carlisle, Half sister Wilodge Poshspice sold record breaking £250k Carlisle. NIJINSKY was unbeaten in his class in throughout the 2019 show season. NIJINSKY won 10 firsts, 4 Overall Limouisn championships, 4 reserve Championships 3 interbreed champions, 2 reserve Interbreed Championships. NIJINSKY helped the Rathkeeland Herd win show team of year 2019 which the herd won over 19 times. I would have every faith PREMIER will breed well for her new owners. NIJINKSY is himself a heifers calf, carries two copies F94l profit gene from one of the top cow families in the Ridley herd. His size, style, width muscle, correctness in his progeny is very consistent. Online bidding available by visiting Ballymena Marts website https://ballymenalivestockmarket.com/ Buyers can attend by contacting Ballymena Mart on 028 2563 3470
RATHKEELAND PREMIER Sire "HALTCLIFFE NIJINSKY"
LOT 70 NORTHERN IRELAND LIMOUSIN CATTLE SOCIETY SALE, BALLYMENA LIVESTOCK MART, 3RD MAY 2021
Born 20/02/2020 CBL20-2656 UK 9480016/1265-6 Natural Calf MYOSTATIN F94L/Q204X Sire IRONSTONE GANDI gs WILODGE VANTASIC gd BAILEA UMANDY Dam RATHKEELAND NELLIE gs PLUMTREE VANTASTIC gd ERNE JUNIPER
RATHKEELAND RILEY is an eye-catching young heifer with great breeding potential. She is a stylish, growthy, feminine heifer with good muscle/width. RILEY is DNA verified and carries the F94L/Q204X myostatin gene, beef value is LM 39 with her calving figure bars all to the right for easy calving.
RIKEY’S sire IRONESTONE GANDI is the Rathkeeland Herd senior stock bull. GANDI carries an unbelievable pedigree with figures to match beef value 49, top 1%. All calving figures in top 10% & 25% of the breed. His Sire Wilodge Vantastic sold for £45k. GANDI’S dam Bailea Umandy sold for £55k, who is sired by highly regarded muscly bull Requin. Ironestone Gandi breed heifers sold for £9,000 and bulls to £10,000.
RILEYS Dam RATHKEELAND NELLIE a big muscly Plumtree Fantastic cow. NELLIE was part of the Rathkeeland show team in 2019, was second in a strong class of heifers at NATIONAL LIMOUSIN show in Antrim and was always placed 1st or 2nd at the regional day shows. Nellie helped the Rathkeeland herd win show team of the year 2019.
Online bidding available by visiting Ballymena Marts website https://ballymenalivestockmarket.com/ Buyers can attend by contacting Ballymena Mart on 028 2563 3470
RATHKEELAND RILEY DAM "RATHKEELAND NELLIE"
RATHKEELAND RILEY gd "BAILEA UMANDY" (Ironstone Gandi Dam)