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