Foxhill Livestock

Izzy son tops our Brecon offering at 5200gns

Carrying on from a successful run of sales this last month, we took first, second and third in the same class at Brecon today under judge Paul Tippets with a son of Foxhillfarm Izzy (feature image) topping our string at 5200gns.

The January 2017-born Foxhillfarm Nottonight stood second in his class is by Neuf and carries a beef value of +44 and a copy of the F94L and Q204X genes. His dam Izzy is one of the most successful ET-bred full sisters to Gracie and was Limousin champion at the Cornwall Calf Show, reserve Limousin champion at the Scottish Winter Fair, Limousin and reserve interbreed champion at Smithfield all in 2013 and in 2014 was reserve female and reserve overall champion at Devon County Show, reserve breed champion at the Royal Three Counties and first in her class at the Royal Welsh Show.

The third place Foxhillfarm Notachance, a January 2017-born son of Appertain Gigolo then sold for 5000gns. This one is out of one of the herd’s foundation females, the 35,000gns Bankdale Elizabeth and carries a beef value of +33 and again a copy of the F94L and Q204X genes.

Meanwhile, selling for 4600gns was the class winner and February 2017-born Foxhillfarm Nivana. By Trueman Jagger, the sire of our eight females recently sold in Carlisle, this one is out of one is again out of Elizabeth, making him full brother to the 8000gns Foxhillfarm Nancy. Nivana carries a beef value of +52, a muscle depth of 6.60 and a 400-day growth rate of 123. He also carries a copy of the F94L and Q204X genes.

We’d like to wish the buyers all the best with the bulls and look forward to hearing how they perform in their new herds.