WATCH: €18,000 for Simmental heifer


The heifer “oozes style, class and panache from the top of nose to the tip of her toes,”

WATCH: €18,000 for Simmental heifer

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The heifer “oozes style, class and panache from the top of nose to the tip of her toes,”

A new Irish Simmental Cattle Society sale record was set by Clonagh Jubilant Fabulous at Roscommon Mart on Saturday, October 26th.

The December-2017-born Kilbridge Farm Dragoon 12 daughter, from the herd of Garrett and Lyndsey Behan, achieved a new record price for a female when the hammer fell at €18,000, respectively.

The Overall Simmental of the Year 2019 – which boasts a replacement index of €132 and a terminal index of €120 – “oozes style, class and panache from the top of nose to the tip of her toes,” according to the sales catalogue.

The sale included drafts from three renowned herds; Lissadell, Raceview and Clonagh.

Other notable prices recorded at the sale included:

  • €10,000 for lot 111 – Clonagh Krystal Rubystar;

  • €9,000 for lot 94 – Lissadell Kirstie ET;

  • €6,500 for lot 92 - Lissadell Klassic Girl ET;

  • €6,300 for lot 52 – Fearna KungFu Jim ET;

  • €6,300 for lot 78 - Bighill Klassy Honey Pie;

  • €5,200 for lot 25 – Bearna-Dhearg Keith – Reserve Senior Champion;

  • €5,100 for lot 91 – Lissadell Karoline ET;

  • €5,000 for 73 – Dermody Kenzie – Reserve Yearling Heifer;

  • €5,000 for lot 110 – Clonagh Java Klassic Girl;

  • €4,100 for lot 82 – Broomfield Klassic Vintage;

  • €3,300 for lot 85 – Tawley Keely ET – Reserve Heifer Calf.

Image source: Irish Simmental Cattle Society \ Website - Image credit: Alfie Shaw

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