Ervie L1 Herefords

Bull Customer Fact File


Name: Angus and Claire Brown Year 1st Bull Bought:  2012
Farm: Low Glengyre Most Recent bull purchase : 
Region: Wigtownshire

Ervie Advance 101216 £3800

Ervie Spring Bull Sale 2012

Phone: 01776 853573

Use of Ervie Hereford Sire:



Genetic  make-up of  cowherd:


Replacements source:


Size of herd 


% Served by Hereford Sire


Other breeds of bull used:

Aberdeen Angus


Other farm enterprises:

Wind Turbine


Caravan Club

Female offspring

Sold at < 3 weeks

Sold as bulling heifers or stores

Male Offspring

Sold at < 3 weeks

Sold as reared calves

Ervie Advance 101216 with his cows in the cubicle shed

Ervie Advance 101216 with his cows in the cubicle shed

Angus, Claire and Andrew.

Angus, Claire and Andrew.

Reasons for buying Hereford bull(s) from Ervie:

1) Ervie natural rearing policy.

2) Ervie herd health status.

3) Fertility - semen tested.

4) Local

How do you select your Hereford bull: Price , Conformation,  Feet and Legs, Testicles

Have the calves from your Hereford bull met with your expectations: More than meeting expectations.

Easy calving. Calving jack redundant.

Bearing in mind that we select our own sires firstly on natural yearling growth, suggest traits important to you that we should consider when making our herd replacement selections.:

Good Feet.

Are you familiar with the background to our Line One Hereford genetics: Yes

Do you agree that a Line-bred bull can maximise performance in a cross-breeding herd situation:

The line breeding definitely helps uniformity and performance is excellent.

Have you anything to say as an endorsement for the bulls you’ve had from us?:

If you take the trouble to visit, once you've seen the bulls and how they're managed you'll definitely buy one.