Particulars have simply been introduced of the unreserved Dispersal Sale of the Coolnaslee Herd of pedigree Charolais Cattle.

The public sale will happen on Saturday, August 26, at Ballymena Livestock Mart in Co. Antrim. On-line bidding additionally obtainable on MartEye.

Coolnaslee Charolais was fashioned in 1993 by the late Gilbert Crawford from Maghera, Co. Derry, and his love for the Charolais breed spanned over 25 years till his passing in 2017.

The Coolnaslee Herd has loved nice success in each the present and sale rings over time and its key focus is on producing eye-catching cattle with type and presence and the flexibility to carry out in a pedigree and industrial herds.

Over 120 tons are set to go underneath the hammer, which can embrace:

  • Cows with calves at foot;
  • In-calf heifers;
  • A batch of alternative maiden heifers.

All tons on supply within the sale which have have been operating with the bull or served to synthetic insemination (AI) and might be scanned upfront of the sale and full data might be made obtainable to consumers.

Talking forward of the sale, Jonathan Crawford stated {that a} catalogue might be obtainable inside the subsequent week.

“We want to prolong a heat welcome to everybody to return be a part of us on the dispersal of our Coolnaslee herd of Charolais cattle,” he added.

“My father had an unrivalled ardour for the breed and constructed up many friendships over time as he travelled to reveals and gross sales not solely within the UK however proper the world over.

“He had an awesome eye for choosing new bloodlines for the herd and by no means compromised. When he noticed a possible inventory bull, he was a tough man to cease.

“It has at all times been a crew effort at Coolnaslee and we have been lucky to have great stockmen who performed a useful half in our story.”

All inventory might be eligible for rapid export to the UK, while inventory bought by southern consumers will return to the farm for export testing

Pre-sale viewing on farm is welcome by appointment and catalogues might be obtainable from auctioneers and on MartEye.