Fleckvieh-sired dropped calves wanted

Selecting calves for one of the forthcoming Fleckvieh dropped calf sales are Ballinderry dairy herd owner Gavin Hayes, and David Hazelton, Bayern Genetik.
Selecting calves for one of the forthcoming Fleckvieh dropped calf sales are Ballinderry dairy herd owner Gavin Hayes, and David Hazelton, Bayern Genetik.

The Northern Ireland Fleckvieh Club is inviting entries of dropped calves for its forthcoming sales across the Province.

Scheduled to take place at Kilrea, Omagh and Markethill marts, each event will host a pre-sale show for Fleckvieh-sired calves.

The classes will include male calves under one-month-old on the day of the sale, and male calves over one month-old.

Prize money will be: 1st £30, 2nd £20 and 3rd £10. The prize money will be withheld if calves are withdrawn from the sale unsold.

The sales will take place at the following venues:

Thursday 1st December at Kilrea Mart. Judge is Sam Milliken, and the pre-sale show will be sponsored by William Gilmore from Spermex. Anyone interested in entering calves for this sale should contact William Gilmore on 07703 126908 or John Stewart on 07766 129363.

Monday 12th December at Omagh Mart. Judge is Denver Logan, and the sponsor is Jim Hamilton from SQ Genetics.

For further information contact Billy McCay on 07798 612243 or David Hazelton on 07841 748764.

Tuesday 3rd January at Markethill Mart. Judge is Fred Duncan, and the sponsor is David Hazelton from Bayern Genetik.

Contact John McFarland on 07810 585599 or Jim Hamilton on 07590 444732.