Ironstone females hit 22,000gns and average £3,323

Source: http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/ironstone-females-hit-22000gns-average-3323.htm

Farmers Weekly

One of the Ironstone herd’s most notable cows led a great day’s trading at Newark on Saturday (19 May) as the Ironstone Limousin herd was dispersed. Maiden heifers averaged £1,784 and 12 stock bulls levelled at £5,218 as four females sold for 8,000gns or more. Topping trade at 22,000gns for the Smiths, Bloxham, Banbury, was the Wilodge Vantastic daughter Ironstone Dumandy, a prolific show winner. See also: More stocks and sales news She is out of Requin daughter Ba…

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