Carrying on a strong run of form of late with demand for Charolais bulls at a high from both pedigree and commercial breeders, the Dungannon sale on Friday saw a top price of 8800gns for the reserve intermediate male champion Dartonhall Grant, a 17 month old by the 19,000gns Corrie Alan and out of a homebred dam bred by J A Erskine, Killylea, County Armagh. he sold to an undisclosed buyer.
Next selling at 5500gns was the 15 month old junior male, overall male and supreme champion Tullygarley General. With a TI of +37 and a SRI of +27, this Major son is out of a homebred dam. Bred by J K Currie, Ballymena, County Antrim, this one was secured by Gilbert Crawford, Maghera, County Londonderry.
He then recouped 4000gns with the sale of Coolnaslee Goldmine to W Reid, Florencecourt, County Fermanagh. This 18 month old is by the 9000gns Goldies Carnival and is out of a homebred dam sired by the 14,000gns Allanfauld Superscot. Mr Crawford went on to take 3600gns from J Giles, Omagh, County Tyrone, for the first prize winner Coolnaslee Gabriel, a 15 month old by the 55,000gns SportsmansColumbo and out of a homebred dam..Read more