October is Bull Sales month!

October will be a busy month for society sales across the county with the highlights being Welshpool 18th October (29 lots) Stirling 20th October (31 lots) Castle Douglas 31st October and 1st November (60 lots) Click here to view catalogues >>>
 
  • Easy calving with quick to suckle calves
  • Very fertile males & females
  • Long living hardy animals
  • Low vet bills
  • Excellent foragers
  • Milky females producing fast growing calves
  • Readily crossed to a ‘terminal sire’ breed

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  • Largest pelvic capacity of any breed
  • Excellent fertility, longevity and hardiness
  • Tight calving patterns
  • High weaning weights
  • Increased value heifer calves
  • Breed your own replacements
  • Low labour input

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  • Reduced calving injuries to the cow/heifer
  • Reduced chance of retained cleansings
  • Reduced veterinary drug usage due to poor calving
  • Reduced cow/heifer losses
  • Improved welfare of the cow/heifer
  • Increased quantity of saleable milk
  • Speedier return to oestrus and quicker successful rebreeding
  • Reduced herd calving interval
  • Increased number of live calves to sell
  • Saleable calves, whether for meat or breeding

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  • Largest pelvic area of any breed
  • Short gestation period
  • Low birth weight
  • Long narrow calf body structure at birth
  • Reduced calf mortality
  • More calves weaned per cow mated
  • Increased cow longevity
  • Rapid return to heat
  • Reduced vet’s bills
  • Low labour inputs

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