Renowned livestock auctioneer, Richard Beattie and his wife, Selina, are set to disperse over 160 young dairy stock at their forthcoming sale next week.
The sale is set to take place on Thursday, September 15th at noon at Beatties 109 Glenpark Road, Omagh.
Harrison and Hetherington will be in the rostrum with auctioneer, Glynn Lucas, in charge of proceedings.
A spokesperson told That’s Farming:
“The sale comprises 65 in-calf heifers and 100 strong bulling heifers. This is a quality group of Holstein Friesian heifers.”
“The in-calf heifers are due from January – March to an easy calving Angus. A large percentage are Dutch Holstein Friesian heifers selected for their high butterfat & protein records.”
“The bulling heifers are strong, ready to breed and mainly sired by Prehen Lancaster & Wintersell Titan. The heifers selling in this special youngstock dispersal can be described as the modern kind.”
“They are moderate in stature, have exceptionally good feet and legs, and are in excellent body condition.
Auctioneer, Glynn Lucas added: “We highly recommend this youngstock sale to all dairy farmers and have total confidence the Glenpark heifers have the ability to be high performers in all management systems.”
The heifers are vaccinated for IBR, BVD & Lepto and are all BVD tag tested. The herd was last tested in September 2022, and heifers are export qualified. See a sales catalogue.
Maps Temptations: Report
In other news, prices topped at 8,000gns at the Maps Temptations Elite Production Sale, which Mark Phillips held in conjunction with H& H and MartEye from Friday, September 2nd to Monday, September 4th, 2022.
Leading the charge at the sale was lot 8, which included Maps Tanya, Maps Tina and a Simmental-cross recip named Chocolate, which the breeder described as a “great starter package”.
Tina and Tanya are by Ampertaine Foreman and out of Homebyres Gina, a Homebyres Vanhee daughter going back to Broadmeadows Dainsi, Cannon’s full sister.
Read a full report.