Rampage Takes Top Spot

Solpoll 1 Rampage Male Champion and Sale Topper at NIHBA December Sale from John and William Mcmordie, Ballygowan.

The December Show and Sale of Herefords at the recent Native Breeds sale in Dungannon attracted a small, but high quality line-up with a number of entries having been sold prior to the sale. 

Judge Libby Clarke’s choice of champion  topped the sale in the shape of John & William McMordie’s Solpoll 1 Rampage.

Boasting Top 5% figures for both terminal and maternal indexes Rampages performance records earned him “ Superior Carcase Sire” status.

This April 2018 born son of Moeskaer Upgrade and by the Panmure 1 Henry daughter Solpoll 1 Dainty M15 sold for 3400gns.

Solpoll 1 Real Deal Reserve Male Champion from John and William McMordie.

The Reserve Champion also came from the Solpoll herd with the January born Solpoll 1 Real Deal, this time sired by Moeskaer Salute and from Solpoll 1 Dainty N11 (another Henry daughter) selling for 3100gns.

Overallan average price of £2520 was recorded for all bulls sold.

Female Champion and Top Price Female at NIHBA Sale was Black Water Ruby from Nigel Heatrick.

The Female Champion, Black Water Ruby was exhibited by Nigel Heatrick. 

Born in July 2017, this stylish Clondrina 1110th daughter, incalf to Clooncullane Major sold for 2300gns and joins Glenn Morton’s Nancy herd of pedigree Herefords in County Armagh

Judge Libby Clarke casts her expert eye over another Strong Class of Bulls.