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Silver Jubilee Calf Sale

Ballymena Livestock Mart

Wednesday 16th March at 6pm

Derek Frew is to celebrate 25 years of breeding pedigree Limousin cattle with a special anniversary sale – set to take place at Ballymena Mart on Wednesday Evening 16th March, 6pm.
An exciting entry of 35 weaned calves is catalogued representing the entire 2010 crop from his noted Frewstown prefix.

Derek extends a warm welcome to the Ballymena venue, and has confidence that his stock will prosper well for buyers. All of the calves have been out wintered even during the most severe weather in December, and are eligible for export.

3 Heifers

35 lots will come under the hammer at the Frewstown "25th Anniversary Sale" which takes place at Ballymena Mart on 16th March.

Calf

The "25th Anniversary Sale" comprises of the entire 2010 crop of weaned calves from the Frewstwon herd.

Heifer

Frewstown Fantastic ~ Sired by Wilodge Vantastic and born May 2010


Wilodge Vantastic

Wilodge Vantastic
The 42,000 guineas Wilodge Vantastic has sired a number of the entries at the Frewstown Limousin "25th Anniversary Sale" to be held at Ballymena Mart on Wednesday 16th March. His son Carmorn Cantona is the current stock bull in the herd and has also produced a number of progeny catalogued.

Bull Calf

Frewstown Frewsone ~ Sired by Carmorn Cantona and born May 2010


CantonaThe current stock bull at Frewstown is “Carmorn Cantona” who is sired by Vantastic. The sale includes his first calves which show great promise. Cantona chalked up much acclaim in 2010 when he was awarded the Best Young Bull in NI during the annual herd’s competition judged by Craig Ridley, in addition to Champion at Ballymena Show and Reserve Male Champion at Balmoral.




Derek has been enthusiastic about Limousin cattle since he was first introduced to them over 25 years ago. With a successful butchers shop in Broughshane St, Ballymena Derek has a full understanding as to exactly what is required in a beef animal – and in his opinion Limousin fits the bill exactly.
“I have found Limousin an easy breed to work with that has the ability to flesh up and produce a top notch carcase to ideally suit today’s marketplace”. Derek tells Farming Life.
Attention to maintaining high health within the herd has resulted in Derek joining the AFBI scheme, and has tested clear for BVD and Johnes. All stock catalogued are vaccinated for BDV and Lepto.
The sale will be held under the auspices of the British Limousin Cattle Society which means that all lots will be transferred to members without charge.

Viewing on farm prior to the sale is most welcome and can be arranged by contacting Derek Frew on 07920076220. The sale takes place at Ballymena Mart on Wednesday 16th March, 6pm.
   

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