Diamant daughter leads the females at 4500gns

Pedigree and commercial buyers were active at the Newark Limousin Day Sale held on Saturday 1st April at Newark Livestock Market.  The bull trade peaked at 6000gns, while females sold to a top of 4500gns under the gavel of auctioneer Paul Gentry. Both animals were sired by bulls available on www.semenstore.co.uk

Leading the sale was the May 2015 born Calogale Lionheart from Messrs Lee and Lloyd, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire. This embryo calf is a son of the prolific Ampertaine Gigolo and is out of the Wilodge Vantastic daughter Goldies Glorious.  Sporting excellent performance figures this bull, which placed first in its class, was sold with a beef value of LM+41 and growth and muscle depth figures in the top 1% of the breed.  Described as a “strong and tremendously well balanced bull, long and clean, with plenty of width”, Calogale Lionheart was bought by J T Mitchell and Sons, Thursford, Fakenham, Norfolk.

Ampertaine Gigolo semen is available for £35 per straw on Semenstore.  Please click on the link for full details:  http://www.semenstore.co.uk/limousin/products/ampertaine-gigolo.html

Trade was also keen in the females on offer, with a top call of 4500gns made for the stylish Absolute Melody, the Reserve Female Champion, from Richard Bartle and Mary Cormack, Upper Dinmore, Herefordshire.  Sired by Diamant and out of the Wilodge Tonka daughter Wilodge Venelle, a full sister to Wilodge Vantastic, she sold to the Gould family, Bromere Heath, Shrewsbury

The multi-title winning Diamant is available on Semenstore for £30 per straw.  Please click on the link for full details: http://www.semenstore.co.uk/limousin/products/diamant.html

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