Millbrow Elaine, a December 2009-born Ionesco daughter out of Millbrow Crystal, from George and Pat Long, Ambleside, Cumbria stole the show when taking the top price of 9,000gns at the Breeders’ Sale at Carlisle featuring seven pedigree Limousin herds. She sold with her Wilodge Cerberus heifer calf at foot to an undisclosed buyer.
Top call from Stephen & Helen Illingworth, Howgillside, Eaglesfield, Lockerbie was the 8000gns paid for the January 2013 born embryo calf Glenrock Icemaiden. Icemaiden is full of breeding being by the AI sire Goldies Comet and out of the cow Glenrock Spangle who is noted by the Illingworths as being “the best breeding cow in the herd”. The purchaser was Charlie Boden for his Stockport based Sportsmans herd.
The Illingworths’ also made 5000gns when selling the Rocky sired Glenrock Cancan. October 2007 born, Cancan is out of Glenrock Victoria and was sold with her third calf at foot, the heifer calf Glenrock Hyacinth. The buyer was the Firm of James Hunter who run the Hallrig herd at Tarbolton, Ayrshire.
Full report to follow….