Pictures from a recent North West Simmental Club Openday on the Bighill Simmental Herd of Fergal Doherty
Society Sales 2017
Premier Spring Sale – Roscommon, Saturday, March 11th
Second Spring Sale – Tullamore, Friday, April 7th (Evening Sale) Closing date for entry – Tuesday March 14th) Bulls born on or between 01/11/15 & 31/05/16 Heifers born on or between 01/08/14 & 31/05/16
Third Spring Sale – Roscommon, Friday, May 12th (Evening Sale) (Closing date for entry – Tuesday April 18th) Bulls born on or between 01/11/15 & 31/05/16 Simmental X Heifers (In-calf & Maiden) – Entry numbers will be limited and heifers will be pre-inspected.
Premier Autumn Sale – Roscommon, Saturday, November 4th (Closing date for entry – Tuesday September 12th) Bulls born on or between 01/06/16 & 31/01/17 Heifers born on or between 01/01/15 & 28/02/17
Commercial Breeding Heifer Sales 2017
The following Commercial Simmental X Breeding Heifer Sales are taking place this Autumn.
Ballymote – Saturday October 7th
Tullamore – Monday October 9th
Gort – Thursday October 19th
Year Letter For 2017 ( J )The name of all calves born in 2017 must begin with the letter ( J ) i.e. Jazzy, Jacob, etc.
Pedigree Name LengthPlease note that for any calves born in 2017 the number of Digits possible in the full name is 26. Please note that in the case of ET calves, the ET accounts for 3 digits including the dash. Names of greater than 26 characters will be edited by the office.
Gortin Simmentals Reduction Sale
At Stranorlar Mart, Co. Donegal
On Monday next June 9th at 6.30 pm
The Champion was the Simmental X Maiden Heifer Class Winner exhibited by Gerard Noone, Cloontagh, Clonmanny, Co. Donegal and sold later for €2500.
The Reserve Champion was the Winner of the National Simmental X Weanling Heifer Class and was exhibited by Pat Kelly, Ballydangan, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and was sold for €2000.