Trueman and Lynderg Limousin report [All images by Alfie Shaw]
Entries soared to 16,000gns at Trueman and Lynderg Limousin’s online sale last week.
Pat, Gearoid & Padraic Kennedy, Portlaoise, Co. Laois of the Coolrain Herd secured the sale leader, Trueman Rosanna.
This maiden heifer is sired by Telfurs Munster and out of the Ampertaine Elgin daughter Trueman Indie, a daughter of the herd matriarch, Trueman Euphonium.
Selling at 7,600 guineas was the catalogue’s youngest entry, Lynderg Renee. Trevor Shields snapped up this nine-month-old Lynderg Hero, daughter, for his Glenmarshal herd in Kilkeel.
The next best was the yearling heifer, Trueman Rumba, at 7,200 guineas. Seamus Keady of the Shanna herd based in Spiddal, Co. Galway secured this Ampertaine Magnum, daughter out of the Wilodge Vantastic-bred, Trueman Honey.
7,000gns and under
Realising 7,000 guineas was Trueman Roxy. Roxy is another Telfers Munster daughter and out of the Ampertaine Elgin bred Trueman Layla. She ventured to Donal Byrne’s Big Red Limousin herd based in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo.
6,000gns and under
Changing hands at 6,400 guineas was Lynderg Ruby. Tracing back to the imported cow Orelie, Lynderg Ruby also has Ocean and Lynderg Hero in her pedigree. She was purchased by Seamus Keady, Galway.
A duo of lots attracted final bids of 6,000 guineas. The first of these was Trueman Ruby who has an exceptional pedigree with Euphonium and Ampertain Abracadabra featuring
The Queenshead Alta sired Trueman Rita realised 6000 guineas, and was purchased by D J Summers & Son, Hall farm, Somerby. She is a granddaughter of the legendary Trueman Euphonium.
The top-priced young bull was Lynderg Rembrant, who now joins the Newhillfarm herd of Ryan McPolin at 5,600 guineas. Rembrant is described as an “exciting young bull by Lynderg Hero with tremendous style and width of loin”.
- 10 cattle averaged out at £6,867;
- Recipient carrying embryo sold for £3,780;
- Embryos averaged £1,400 per lot;
- 9 maiden heifers averaged £7,047.
- 10 cattle averaged £4,840
Trueman and Lynderg Limousin report
In a joint statement, the breeders said:
“The Savage and Quail families would like to thank all those who viewed their stock before the sale, bid on the day, and wish all the purchasers the best of luck with their cattle.”
“The sale was hosted on the online platform, Pedigree Sales, in conjunction with auctioneer, Colm Farrell.”
“Thanks must go to Tommy Staunton and his team for all their work. Also, it would be amiss not to mention Alfie Shaw for his excellent photography and video work which is invaluable,” they added.
Leading prices in guineas
- Trueman Rosanna (Telfers Munster) – 16,000 gns
- Lynderg Renee (Lynderg Hero) – 7600 gns
- Trueman Rumba (Ampertaine Magnum) – 7200 gns
- Trueman Roxy (Telfers Munster) – 7000 gns
- Lynderg Ruby (Ocean) – 6400 gns
- Trueman Rita (Queenshead Altea) – 6000 gns
- Trueman Ruby (Volcano) – 6000 gns
- Lynderg Rembrant (Lynderg Hero) – 5600 gns
- Lynderg Pearl (Ocean) – 5200 gns
- Lynderg Poupoule (Dimitri) – 5000 gns
- Trueman Rod (Ampertaine Magnum) – 5000 gns
- Trueman Roxanne (Telfers Munster) – 5000 gns
- Trueman Pussycat (Telfers Munster) – 4800 gns
- Trueman Rose (Wilodge LJ) – 4600 gns
- Lynderg Prescilla (Lynderg Hero) – 4200 gns
- Trueman Raindrop (Foxhillfarm Lordoftherings) – 3800 gns
- Trueman Recipient (Trueman Marianne x Mas Du Clo – 3600 gns
- Lynderg Roberta (Balnacraig Randall) – 3600 gns
- Lynderg Raffi (Lynderg Lorenzo) – 2900 gns
- Lynderg Rosie (Lynderg Napoleon) – 2800 gns
- Lynderg Rosanne (Balnacraig Randall) – 2800 gns
- Trueman Embryos (Trueman Acoustics x Plumtree Deus or Diinmore Goldcrest) – 1600 gns
- Trueman Embryos (Hollybank Oprah x Wilodge Cerberus) – 1300 gns
- Trueman Embryos (Elite Cappy x Trueman Idol or Netherall Jackpot) – 1100 gns