Amptertaine Magnum, a son of Loosebeare Fantastic and out of Ampertaine Fancypants from the Kype Sharon Family. He demonstrates outstanding muscle, length and size, with exceptional mobility and temperament.
Magnum was purchased for 70,000 gns and has proved to be easy calving and have a short gestation. Magnum’s calves develop excellent style and shape, with very good EBV figures.
Magnum carries one copy of the Q204X gene.
Plumtree Fantastic was purchased privately for £40,000. He was sired by Wilodge Vantastic and out of the Sympa daughter, Bankdale Ambger, dam of the 35,000 gns Plumtree Deus. Fantastic is a long, clean bull that combines tremendous natural muscling and style with excellent locomotion and temperament. He sired the pedigree heifer, Sakley Ilomena, who stood Limousin Overall Pedigree & Supreme Champion at the 2014 Welsh Winter Fair.
Fantastic is a consistent breeder of quality pedigree and commercial stock. His ease of calving makes him especially suited for use on heifers, with low birth weights recorded. He has an impeccable temperament, which he passes onto his progeny. His sons have regularly attracted five figure sales, topping at £35,000.
At 10 years old Fantastic is still producing quality semen available for sale, which remains in high demand.
Plumtree Fantastic carries one copy of the Q204X gene.
Nabal is an exciting new sire purchased from the Rochard herd in France offering completely different qualities and characteristics with strong traits from French lines. His dam is a large cow with an abundance of milk.
Nabal is a medium sized bull with extreme muscling and carries one copy of the NT821 gene.
Although now deceased, Gunnerfleet Hicks is used widely within the herd through AI and flushing. Gunnerfleet Hicks has bred bulls to £22,000 (Gunnerfleet Lion) and has produced commercial calves selling at 10 months old, topping at £8000.
Hicks’ sire is Dolcorsllwyn Brynmor, out of Ellora. A bull which had length, natural muscle and presence, his calves have consistently high growth rates.
Trueman Pharrell was purchased in Ireland through an online auction in August 2020.
He offers new bloodlines which will complement the existing herd.
Grahams Rooney is a son of Amertaine Foreman and out of Grahams Melody who has an array of silverware behind her name, including Reserve Interbreed Champion at the Royal Welsh Show 2018 and Overall Limousin Champion at the Great Yorkshire Show in 2018.
Rooney took the Junior and Overall Championship in the Limousin National Spring Show at Carlisle in May 2021 and displays a beef value of 53 which lies in the top 1% of the breed and Myostatin of F94L and Q204X.
Semen will be taken and sold later in the year, he will then be used on the Plumtree Fantastic daughters in the herd.