Quite a lot of information had been broke at James and Nelson Alexander’s Jalex Choose on-farm sale of business heifers which befell at Randalstown, Co. Antrim.
With 200 head of breeding cattle on provide, the sale was described by auctioneering firm Harrison and Hetherington as “the most important on-farm sale in each the UK and Eire by one consignor”.
The auctioneers described the pre-sale curiosity as “immense” and attributed this to “the status for high quality and efficiency from the Jalex secure” being “at an all-time excessive”.
Taking the highest worth of £23,000 within the sale was crossbred Limousin in-calf heifer Tidy Dancer. The heifer’s sale worth has damaged all UK and Irish business in-calf information promoting for £23,000.
Tidy Dancer was myostatin examined and carries 2 X NT821 genes.
The heifer was sired by Wilodge LJ out of a Powerhouse Elite ex-show heifer that goes again to a Ronick Hawk-sired hybrid heifer from a pedigree Belgian Blue cow.
The profitable purchaser was Newtown Glen Farm, Cushendall, Co. Antrim and the patrons anticipate flushing the heifer early subsequent 12 months with a view to providing assured pregnancies sooner or later.
The auctioneer on the day was James Little who was welcomed with bids from all sides of the packed sale ring along with a flurry of on-line bids.
Chasing this at £12,500 was an attention-grabbing maiden heifer BFF. This one had been destined for Balmoral Present however as a consequence of entries being reduce, she was provided on the market.
Sired by the British Blue bull Imperial, this prospect was offered to Ivan Lynn and Sons, Armoy, Co. Antrim.
There was a full clearance on the sale with costs starting from £2,200 to £23,000 with a median sale worth of £3,436.
Patrons attended the sale from throughout the UK and Eire along with the huge following on-line through MartEye.
Prematurely of the sale, the staff at MartEye mentioned there have been 4,939 registered bidders authorized for the Jalex Choose Sale, with 44 tons offered on-line.
On the peak of the sale there have been roughly 5,000 viewers tuned in watching from the world over.
James Alexander commented after the sale: “We want to want all of our purchasers the very best of luck with their cattle.
“There was loads of worth all through the public sale in addition to our headlining cattle, and we’re assured that our heifers will carry out effectively on their new farms.”