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Bova’s Top Terminal Index bulls available


Pictured above is Ireland’s Number 1 bull available for Terminal Index standing in Irish AI, Carillon du Pont de Messe (CPW). Semen price is only €8.

Bova AI have the top 3 Aberdeen Angus bulls available for Terminal Index as follows;

Number 1: Bova Lord Blackwood (S868)

Number 2: Lanigan Red Deep Canyon (ZLL)

Number 3: Westellen Diego (WZG)

Bova […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Beef news|0 Comments

Balmyle Vagabond son tops Charolais Cracker!


Bostonia Indigo ET sired by the £16,000gns Balymyle Vagabond and bred by Mr Brendan Feeney, Co Sligo, was placed Junior Champion at the recent Irish Charolais Premier Christmas Cracker Sale in Elphin on Saturday December 6th 2014.

Indigo sold for the top price of €10,200 to the Corrick herd of Mr Cecil Mcllwaine, Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone.

Semen of […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Time On son Reserve Male Champion


The Carrington Park Time On B7 (S1250) son, Drummeer Pirlo N223, bred by Alan and Naomi Morrisson, Maguiresbridge, Co Fermanagh, was awarded Reserve Male Champion at the Northern Ireland Aberdeen Angus Show and Sale at Dungannon on Tuesday 18th November 2014.

Judge for the day was Moses Irwin Jnr who runs the 50 cow herd Denamona herd […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

First calves from Lisnacran Sunnyboy ET


Pictured is a pedigree bull calf by Lisnacran Sunnyboy ET, AI Code, S1624.

Bred by Mr. Bernard McDonagh, Co Roscommon, this bull calf is out of a heifer.

Sunnyboy is currently the top commercially available Simmental for both Terminal and Replacement Index.

Semen is available for €10 per straw.

By |November 17th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Sale Leader & Res Champion Bull @ Tullamore Charolais November Sale goes to a Bova Banker grandson


Sale leader at €5,800 went to Glen Ivan 2 bred by Mr. John Jennings, Cultifada, Williamstown, Co Galway. Out of a Bova Banker dam, Ivan was placed Reserve Champion earlier in the day by the judge Mr. Andy McGovern, Co. Leitrim. He was purchased by Mr A & D McAfee, 36 Isle Road, Bushmills, Co […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Flanuer son takes Champion title @ Athenry Mart show & Sale

A commercial weanling bull bred by Mr. Sean Feeney, Turloughmore, Galway was Champion bull calf at yesterday’s Athenry Mart Show & Sale.

Weighing in at 460kgs @ 9 months, the champion made €1370.

Pictures to follow.

Flanuer progeny have earned many Championship prizes at weanling show and sales in Ireland over the years.

Semen is available from Flanuer for just […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Progeny Pictures of Doncamillo, Deep Canyon, Gamin & Garou.


Deep Canyon commercial heifer x T-Bone dam

Garou commercial heifer x Navarin dam bred by Mr John Egerton.

Gamin commercial bull x Bova Pontium dam pictured @ 5 months bred by Joseph Duffy.

By |October 10th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

February 2014 born Hideal daughter sells for €3,100 at Deeleview Dispersal Sale

The much admired Deeleview Joanne, born 26th February 2014, sold to Mr Philip McGrory, Dungannon, Northern Ireland for €3,100.

She was the first Hideal daughter to be sold at public auction.

Earlier in the sale, Deeleview Jeremy, also a February born Hideal bull calf, sold with his dam, for €5,000 to Mr Andy McGovern, Co Longford.

A Bova Banker daughter, […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Sylvain progeny scoop top prizes @ recent National Irish Charolais Show 2014


Sylvain daughter Trenamullen Iona 2nd, bred by Mr Patrick McDermott Donegal –

1st prize winner  at National Irish Charolais Show 2014

Sylvain maternal grandson Rooskeynamona Jockey bred by Mr Gerard Mulligan Leitrim –

Reserve Junior Male Calf Champion at National Irish Charolais Show 2014.

Sylvain maternal granddaughter Ballydavis Incredible bred by Michael & Kathleen Hargroves Laois –

1st prize winner at National […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments

Epernay’s first calves have arrived

The much anticipated first calves from our French proven Charolais sire Epernay RVS have arrived in Ireland.

This bull calf pictured above was born on the farm of pedigree breeder Mr. Frank Ward.

The calf was born with a little assistance out of an 11 year old favourite cow of Franks!

Delighted with his first Epernay calf, Frank said […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Beef news|0 Comments