As part of Cattle Services 50th Anniversary celebrations, this year they are having a Golden Tag Sale which will be incorporated into the Ayrshire Cattle Society's Annual Conference Sale on 12th May 2015 at the Crown Hotel, Wetheral.
23rd September 2015
Bonnie Brae Heligo (10 Straws)
Sired by St Martin Intense out of Sunny Hill St Nicks Helen. This Canadian sire may have been born in 1985, but he still has so many qualities that we look for in today’s breeding programmes.He is +273 kg milk, carries an impressive £PLI 149, has a cell count improvement score of -10, and a positive fertility score of +4.3.
Heligo daughters are known for their dairyness with open ribs, good leg set and tremendous teat positioning. Well known daughters around the country include Stamford Freda 10 EX 94, Twemlow Heligo Pride EX 91, Bankend Wren 114 EX 91, Bailiffscourt Jessie 123 EX, Knowe White Lily 279 EX 90 and Teifi Butterscotch EX 94.
Cuthill Towers Autumn Gold (10 Straws)
Comes from Clair Gre Vagabond X Kilrenny Autumn Beauty 5 EX. His type proof says it all, with positives throughout his linear chart. His daughters are tall with deep open ribs, walk on great legs and feet and carry high, wide rear udders with super strong ligaments. Aut. Gold still has so many positives to make him an option to use in your herd.
Famous daughters of this true type specialist - Haresfoot Ella 47 EX 94, Willhome Gold Caroline EX 94, Marlecote Sea Lily EX 93, Hilltown Violet 91 EX 93, Meikle Laught Watermist 27 EX 91 and Hunnington Joybell 50 EX 91. There are many more superb bloodlines from this true legend in the breed.
Ryecroft Rajah (10 Straws)
Is a Bankend Lord Ontario son out of Burton Mere Quilt 29 EX. Quilt 29 was a cow who in 1989 produced over 10,000 kgs of milk. Rajah transmits massive components of +0.15% fat and +0.10% protein and is a superb cell count improver at -16. His daughters are known for their strength and his linear shows this at +1.9 for chest width.
A classic example of Rajah’s breeding was Haresfoot Betty 27 EX 92. Betty’s dam was a cow that lacked substance which Rajah fixed in one generation. With the positives before you there is still a place for this sire.