N.I.H.B.A Premier Sale 2014
Champion Lisrace Lancelot IV, Joint Top Price at 3300gns with David, Jack & Robbie Wilson and the sale sponsors
Above: Solpoll 1 Juggler, sold for the joint top price of 3300gns from John & William McMordie
Solpoll 1 Jubilee, Reserve Champion from John & William McMordie, with the sponsors from Dunbia & Danske Bank and judge Eric Humphreys
Sponsors and judge add their congratulations to John & Karen Taggart with the first prize heifer Carney Hill 1 Emma 5th
The Champion Lisrace Lancelot IV, a superior carcase sire from David Wilson, Magheraveely, sold for the joint top price of the sale at 3300gns. Sired by Lisrace Lumberjack VII the reserve champion at Balmoral Show 2010 & 2011.
The second prizewinner to the champion Solpoll 1 Juggler also sold for 3300gns. Bred by John & William McMordie from Ballygowan. This young bull was sired by Solpoll 1 Dynamite, the three times Balmoral Show Champion.
The Reserve Champion also from John & William McMordie was Solpoll 1 Jubilee selling 2700gns. This superior carcase sire is a heifer’s calf by Fisher 1 Charlie who has previously sired the top priced bulls at sales in Dungannon and Hereford.
Norman McMordie and daughter Christa from Saintfield sold their River-Dale 1 Jasper, the heaviest bull in the sale, a Solpoll I Dynamite son for 2500gns.
Mrs P. McClenaghan from Holywood selling for the first time at a NIHBA sale, realised 2500gns for Brookfield 1 Indy by Greenyards 1 Dougie, the 2013 Sire of the Year.
The first prize heifer from John & Karen Taggart from Carrowdore sold for 2000gns. Carney Hill 1 Emma 5th is by their stock bull Carney Hill I Giggs.
The youngest heifer forward also sold for 2000gns. Solpoll I Stardust J12 is by Fisher 1 Charlie and was exhibited by John & William McMordie.
The bulls averaged £2790
And 3 heifers averaged £1995
Thanks goes to the judge Eric Humphreys from Co. Monaghan and the sponsors Dunbia & Danske Bank.
The next NIHBA sale is on the 22nd April at Dungannon Mart