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Limousin-cross steer makes over €8,800

£7,400 (approximately €8,890) was forked out for a Limousin-cross at a sale of show potential beef calves at Brecon in the UK.

The sale-topper came in the form of the champion, Prince of Thieves, from the Jones family, Tyisaf Herd, Powys.

The family fought off the competition for the second year in a row who won last year’s sale with a full sister to Prince of Thieves with Dancing Queen who sold for £5,700 (approximately €6,850), according to the British Limousin Cattle Society.

Following hot on his heels on the day, was mother-and daughter-duo, Wendy Morgan and Caryl Howells, Llanddeusant, Carmarthenshire, with the reserve heifer champion, Hot Shot, which sold for £5,100 (approximately €6,130) to Messrs Sellers, Sharlock Herd, Lincolnshire.

She is sired by a Limousi£7,400 (approximately €8,890) was forked out for a Limousin-cross at a sale of show potential beef calves at Brecon in the UK.

The sale-topper came in the form of the champion, Prince of Thieves, from the Jones family, Tyisaf Herd, Powys.

The family fought off the competition for the second year in a row who won last year’s sale with a full sister to Prince of Thieves with Dancing Queen who sold for £5,700 (approximately €6,850), according to the British Limousin Cattle Society.

Following hot on his heels on the day, was mother-and daughter-duo, Wendy Morgan and Caryl Howells, Llanddeusant, Carmarthenshire, with the reserve heifer champion, Hot Shot, which sold for £5,100 (approximately €6,130) to Messrs Sellers, Sharlock Herd, Lincolnshire.

She is sired by a Limousin and is out of British-Blue-cross dam.

Reserve champion of the day and champion heifer went to the Phillips family, Powerhouse Herd, Herefordshire. Oodles was sired by Stoneleigh Just Do It and out of a pedigree Limousin dam sold for £3,100 (approximately €3,720) and was taken home by Blair Duffton, Aberdeenshire.

36 steers sold to an average of £1,551.11 (approximately €1,860), while the average price for the 38 heifers stood at £1,646.32 (approximately €1,979).

Image source: British Limousin Cattle Society Facebook – credit: Country Girl Median and is out of British-Blue-cross dam.

Reserve champion of the day and champion heifer went to the Phillips family, Powerhouse Herd, Herefordshire. Oodles was sired by Stoneleigh Just Do It and out of a pedigree Limousin dam sold for £3,100 (approximately €3,720) and was taken home by Blair Duffton, Aberdeenshire.

36 steers sold to an average of £1,551.11 (approximately €1,860), while the average price for the 38 heifers stood at £1,646.32 (approximately €1,979).

Image source: British Limousin Cattle Society Facebook – credit: Country Girl Media

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