A strong crowd descended upon Hilltown Mart for the Elite Limousin Sale staged on behalf of the Lynderg, Fedneyhouse and Carmorn herds which saw a top price of 3800gns for Fedneyhouse Fiona from John and Margery Adams, Banbridge.
This August 2010-born heifer is by Ulm and out of the noted brood cow Lumbylaw Nellie. She is full sister to Fedneyhouse Crystal who was reserve overall and junior champion at Balmoral in 2008. The purchaser was Robert Sterritt, Jerretspass.
One of the youngest heifers in the catalogue Carmorn Glossy sold for 3500gns. This one was one of a choice selection from Charles and Francis McAuley, Toomebridge and was snapped up by Messrs O’Reilley, Keady. This quality yearling heifer is sired by Ampertaine Eliminator and traces back to Carmorn Holly on the dams side. She is maternal brother to Carmorn Cantona who is stock bull at Frewstown Limousins.
The Lynderg females sold to a top of of 3100gns which was paid by Owen Miskelly, Belfast, for a daughter of the imported cow Tsarine. Lynderg Finesse is sired by the Ocean son Lynderg Bergerac.
It was back to Fedneyhouse when a pair of heifers was sold on choice. 3000gns was paid for Fedneyhouse Fifi and was selected by Robert Sterritt as his pick on the day. This is a full sister to Fedneyhouse Fiona who was bought by Mr Sterritt earlier in the sale.