- 12 bulls average £2767
- 4 cows & calves level at £2,231
The British Limousin Cattle Society Sale held at Brecon Market on Saturday 2 November 2019 saw a top price of 3,300gns. Leading the trade was Rhiwllech Orbit from DM Howells, Gelli Farm, Cymmer, Port Talbot when selling to A Davies, Glanbryndan, Manordeilo, Llandeilo, Carms. By the Lowerffrydd Empire son, Homebyres Lockett, and out of the Kype Tornado daughter, Rhiwllech Glitzy, this was the youngest bull forward and July 2018 born. Overall 12 bulls averaged £2,767; 4 cows & calves levelled at £2,231 with 7 maiden heifers averaging £1,032.
Taking the next two top prices at 3,100gns & 3,000gns were bulls from JH Neale & Sons, Wilkie Down, Boyton, Launceston, Cornwall. At 3,100gns was the Reserve Junior & Reserve Overall Champion Nealford Oak sired by Ampertaine Inferno and out of the Procters Cavalier daughter, Nealford Joyce. Judge Hefin Jones of the Garnedd Herd, Padog, Betws-Y-Coed, Conwy described this April 2018-born bull as ‘very correct, square on his plates with a good topline.’ He was purchased by F & M Williams, Belgate Farm, Shobdon, Leominster. Making 3,000gns was the second prizewinner, Nealford Orkney, by Procters Cavalier and out of Nealford Feather, who sold to WCR Cooke & Sons, Nantyderi Farm, Llantillio, Crossenny, Abergavenny. Roundng off a good sale for James & Chris Neale was their 2,850gns red ticket winning Nealford Oakhampton, by Ampertaine Inferno and out of Nealford Icywind, who went under the hammer to A Thomas, Llanliggo, Monaughty, Knighton.
PW & SM Greed, Columbjohn Farm, Rewe, Exeter sold bulls at 2,900gns and 2,625gns. Knocked down at 2,900gns was the second prizewinning bull Killerton Obama – by Confluence Leyton and out of Broadoak Libby. March 2018-born, he sold to G&A Williams & Son, Treddiog Fawr, Mathry, Pembroke. Making 2,625gns was Killerton Odriscoll by Ampertaine Lawson and out of Killerton Islandgirl who was bought by WI & J Adams, Tir Canol Farm, Cwmtwrch, Swansea.
The cow-and-calf outfit of Deri Jaylo with her February-born bull calf at foot Deri Polo from Mr & Mrs TB Griffiths, Brynderi, Llangain, Carmarthen led the female trade at 2,500gns. The five-year-old cow Jaylo is by Haltcliffe Blaze and out of Derosa Trapeze and sold back in calf to the sire of her bull calf, the French bull Julius. New owners are PL & OJ Watkins, Caenant Melyn, Hay-on-Wye. The same purchasers also took home Glenross Gigolette with her bull calf at foot Glencross Priceless for 2,400gns. This rising eight-year-old cow is by Carmorn Dauphin and out of Ardbrack Evette with her bull calf sired by Mereside Lorenzo. This duo was consigned by Mrs C Davies, Glanyfer, Crosswell, Eglwyswrw, Pembs who had earlier sold the Wilodge Tonka daughter Glencross Gloria with her heifer calf at foot, Glencros Pippa, for 2,250gns to PD & IW Pritchard Wenllan Farm, Hillside, Llangattock, Crickhowell.
12 Bulls £2,767
4 Cows & Calves levelled £2,231
7 Maiden Heifers £1032