Pedigree Charolais, Limousin and Commercial Cattle from the Rumsden Herd in South East England

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Rumsden Docklands


Sire: Doonally New

Dam: Rumsden Thistle (Doonally Prince x Rumsden Nutmeg)


Born July 2008.

Shown 3 times:

1st and Reserve Breed Champion, Surrey County

Junior Interbreed Champion and Superbull Champion South of England Show (at 11 months old)

1st Kent County

Also 1st and Senior Champion Carlisle 2010 sold for 7,000gns


Sire: Doonally New New was an exceptional sire, totally dominating the beef market in Ireland, his semen is now finished. In the UK his progeny have sold at sales for 16,000gns, 15,000gns (Ratoary), 10,800gns, 10,000gns (Janos), 9,000gns (Trefonnen), 8,200gns (Edenhurst) , 8,000gns (LowerFfrydd), 7,500gn (Lisenagh), 7,000gns (Glenleary), 7,000gns (LowerFfrydd), 7,000gns, 6,500gns (Lisnahilta), 6,500gns (Sarkley)

At Carlisle in May 2007 there were 9 sons of New forward, and they all sold to average just under 5,600gns, and gross over 50,000gns. The Northern Ireland Beef Bull record was smashed at Dungannon on 4th March 2006 when a son of Doonally New sold for 12,000gns. On the day the top 9 prices all went to sons of New, and these 9 bulls averaged £6802. (overall sale 44 sold to average £3182). Stuart Bothwell from Killadeas sold 4 sons of New to average £7744).

His daughters are breeding exceptionally well, and their progeny already include Perth and Royal Show Champion Killadeas Barney, and top priced bull in Carlisle, Hollymount Vagabond, sold to Ravensworth Charolais for 21,000gns.

New is an easy calving sire.

Dam: Rumsden Thistle is a daughter of the exceptional Doonally Prince, sire of the famous Turbo, and also sire of the dam of our 2009 Royal Show Junior Champion heifer. Thistle comes from a long line of exceptionally good breeding cows, easy calving, very fertile and with excellent temperament.

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Rumsden Docklands Senior Champion Carlisle May 2010 sold for 7,000gns

Above: Docklands 4th April 2010

Above: Rumsden Docklands Feb 2010

Rumsden Docklands South of England Show June 2009

Docklands at Surrey Show 2009 - Reserve Breed Champion

Docklands May 2009