On-farm Herefords in demand as they sell to a top of £8,200
Ervie Herefords acheived a sale record of £8,200 at the on-farm sale of 40 young Ervie Hereford bulls on behalf of John Douglas and family, Kirkcolm, Stranraer.
Sale topper was Ervie Advance 162146 by Ervie L1 Achiever 91151H and out of a Lisette cow with good performance recorded figures.
Society Vice-president, Des Kelly, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, forked out the second highest price of £7000 for Ervie Advance 162151 another son of Ervie L1 Achiever 91151 and again out of a Lisette female.
The sale of these young outwintered, unpampered, rising two-year-old bulls was conducted by C and D Auctions.
Overall, 31 bulls sold to an average of £2,470 with volume buyers being Glenapp Estate, South Ayrshire who purchased ten.