Welshpool Limousin Sale

21st November 2020

The NWM & NW Limousin Club Sale held at Welshpool Livestock Market on Saturday saw a top price of 10,000gns achieved for the bull Sarkley Paragon from EH Pennie & Son. Sired by Ampertaine Elgin and out of Sarkley Irondelle this bull was purchased by Messrs Potter from Farington, Oxfordshire.

At 5000gns was Trisant Peakyblinder from G & E Jones’ Anglesey based herd. Peakblinder was sired by Ampertaine Magnum and out of one of the herd’s most prominent females Trisant Jewel. He was purchased by Messrs Hughes from Prion, Denbigh.

Following closely behind this in the price rankings was Dylans Oblivion who sold for 4800gns to Messrs Pritchard from Crickhowell, Powys.  This bull was consigned by GJ Morris from Brecon and he was sired by Foxhillfarm Logan out of Dylans Magical.

AG Kirton & Sons sold Ashledge Paragon for 4700gns. He was sired by Haltcliffe Iceman and out of the Wilodge Vantastic daughter Ashledge Flora. The successful bidder on this occasion was Messrs Sabine from Daventry.

Females sold to a top of 6200gns for a 2016 born cow, Dylans Margarita, with her bull calf at foot consigned by GJ Morris. Margarita was sired by Sympa and is a full sister to Dylans Irn Bru. Her bull calf at foot, Dylans Rockstar, was born in April 2020 and is sired by Swarland Eddie.  Margarita sold back in calf to Ampertaine Majestic and was purchased by Messrs Jones from Betws Y Coed, Conway.

At 4000gns was the heifer Frogmore Ophelia from Chris White. This daughter of Trueman Jagger was out of the 2015 Royal Welsh Show Interbreed Champion Frogmore Helen. Ophelia has been AI’d to Lodge Hamlet and was purchased by Messrs Boden & Davies from Stockport.

Averages
14 Bulls           £4305.00
2 Cows served and/or suckling           £4882.50
4 Served/maiden heifers                    £2782.50