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- Starting Bid: €2,000.00
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Our Seller, Ricketstown Beef Shorthorns, is owned by Martin Kelly and his family, there are over 80 years of family-related Shorthorn breeding associated with Ricketstown Shorthorns. Martin's Grandfather, John Farrell won 22 championships in a 40 year period at Ireland's most Prestigious show the Royal Dublin Show. For the past 20 years, The Ricketstown herd has bred and exhibited many All Ireland titleholders, Tullamore Champions & it was a Ricketstown bred female who was crowned the 2019 Balmoral Champion. The depth of breeding and success continues to thrive at Ricketstown as they exhibited the 2021 All Ireland Female Champion at the Irish Shorthorn National show.
Ricketstown Pilot is a young bull with huge potential. He has tremendous eye appeal with the pedigree to match. Sired by the powerhouse Elliot Matrix who has bred bulls to 13k and females to 7k. his dam is an outstanding young cow by Podehole Elite from one of the oldest cow families in the breed, the famous flossy line. Flossy Meg has never been shown (due to covid) but she is earmarked to make her debut this summer. Pilot has inherited his sire's growth, dams size and correctness rate with a DWG of 1.4kg from birth. his carcass figures are through the roof in fact on ICBF he is 6 times the breed average. while maintaining a very low calving figure of just 3%. he carries one copy of the myostatin gene e226x. Don't miss this guy on sale day. He is bred to breed you the ideal suckler cow. The first bid is a winning bid as all bids for Pilot are on the market.
- Hi-Health Herd
- 10 years plus annually herd testing for Johnes
- BVD free and herd accredited
- Vaccination program for IBR & Lepto
- Haulage can be arranged to any UK mainland location, Northern Ireland, Rep. of Ireland (Buyer expense)
- Martin has agreed to €50.00 luck money towards the cost of any haulage.
Date Of Birth30 November 2020
Expected Sale Weight in KG720kg
Last Tested For TB28 February 2022
Breeding DeclarationFertility tested
Selected LocationCarlow, Ireland
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