Roxburgh Hova, the November 2012 born heifer from John Elliot, Roxburgh Mains, Kelso, sold for 10,000gns to lead the female trade at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s Breeders’ Sale held at Borderway Mart on Friday evening 13th February.
Full of breeding, Roxburgh Hova is by Plumtree Fantastic and is out of the French cow Nova who is the mother of the multi title winning bull Samy (in the herd of Robert Graham). Hova is also a full sister to the 2013 Stars of the Future Senior Champion Roxburgh Homeland. Purchasing the top price was David Hill, Raysonhall, Whitewall, Appleby.
At 8000gns was Castlenook Iphigenia from Alan Irving, Toppin Castle, Brampton, Carlisle. This April 2013 born heifer is by the Cloughhead Umpire sired Haltcliffe Braveheart and is out of Castlenook Cassandra whose back pedigree includes Ronick Hawks mother, Ronick Esther. Iphigenia was bought by Dan Tynan, Beechhill Farm, Mountraith, Co Laois, Republic of Ireland.
5000gns Roxburgh Hannah to Hughes Brothers, Portrack Lane, Stockton on Tees
5000gns Roxburgh Hussy to TP Jerman, Church Farm, Caersws, Powys.
5000gns Roxburgh Hopscotch to Hughes Brothers, Portrack Lane, Stockton on Tees
4500gns Roxburgh Harmony to Hughes Brothers, Portrack Lane, Stockton on Tees
Full report and prices to follow
The Catalogue for tomorrow’s Bull Sale, starting at 11.00 a.m. can be found HERE