Black and red Angus genetics on offer at Lisduff bull sale
The noted Lisduff Aberdeen Angus herd is staging its second annual bull sale on Wednesday 8th April at Mid Tipp Mart, Ballycurrane, Thurles, County Tipperary, commencing at 12.30pm.
The catalogue includes 42 bulls (33 black and 9 red) ranging in age from eleven-months to two-years-old. The bulls on offer are sons of leading Aberdeen Angus sires including Curzon Entertainer C088, Flodden Red Beau Laddy K573, Sallowglen James L640, Lisduff Kit G739, Goulding Jim Dandy and Loughlynn Hurrican.
This is a high health status herd, with all bulls vaccinated for IBR, BVD, Lepto and Triovax 10. They will be semen tested prior to sale.
Owned by Leo McEnroe, Virginia, County Cavan, the Lisduff prefix dates back to female bloodlines established Bartle McEnroe in 1948. “For almost 70 years we have been striving towards keeping the breed’s traditional traits to the fore,” explained Leo McEnroe.
The herd has been fully accredited with the ICBF Gene Ireland Maternal Programme since it was introduced. Leo added: “The bulls catalogued have top maternal and terminal indexes and star ratings to suit all types of herds, including dairy, suckler and pedigree herds. “
Leo McEnroe is extending an open invitation to all prospective customers to view the bulls on-farm at Lisduff, Maghera, Virginia, on Saturday 4th April from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. “Anyone interested in buying a bull can come along and see the bulls on parade, and mark their catalogues.
“Customers who cannot attend the sale can place telephone bids with the auctioneers, and all cattle purchased in the buyers absence will be delivered by the vendor.”
Purchasers will be entered into a prize draw to win 1,000 Euro cashback. The winning ticket will be drawn at the end of the sale.
Catalogues are available from the auctioneers, contact Martin Ryan on 00353 50421499.
For further information contact Leo McEnroe on 00353 866384072.