Barry and Andrew Stewart, Castledawson who will be dispersing their dairy herd (due to retirement and college commitment) at Ballymena Livestock Mart next Friday 28th August.
A young self-contained pedigree herd comprising 50 cows and heifers in milk; eight dry cows; six springing heifers; 14 maiden heifers. A.I. Services bulls used such as Massey; Leif; Cantara; Guarini; Support. Herd average 6,800ltrs at 3.95% b.f, 3.12% p. calving year round, managed on a low input commercial basis fed 1.8 tonnes through parlour feeders. B.V.D negative and tested negative for Johne’s disease, red tractor herd. The majority of the cows are classified G.P-Ex, P.L.I up to 267 with an average of 110. Further details from Ballymena Mart.