BEEF UP YOUR PROFITS WITH SOME LINE ONE INFLUENCE


      ERVIE HEREFORDS
2020 SPRING BULL SALE
     
Thursday 13th February at the farm.








Top seller Ervie Advance 182453 at £3700 Kenny Lang, Wellhead farm, Lanark
John, Alexandra and family extend our gratitude to all the hardy and enthusiastic buyers, bidders and friends
who braved the wintry spell of weather to attend our bull sale today.
We really appreciate your support.
Also, thanks to everyone who helped us with our sale preparations and especially to
Tony Hailstone for maintaining our website, and to Marc Hotchkiss and his team at The Livestock Link
 for doing an excellent presentation of our sale videos.
See you all next sale!!






     
  Think Ervie Line One’s to improve yearling growth.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve calving ease.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve hybrid vigour.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve calf uniformity.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve milk.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve homebred replacements.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve udders & teats.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve feed efficiency.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve fertility.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve breeding soundness.
Think Ervie Line One’s to improve temperament.

Keep cows that work for you, not the other way round!
 
   ERVIE HEREFORDS………
                                              …. more to them than meets the eye!
 































 
 
Contact John Douglas on 01776 854226
Email  johndouglas@agriplus.net
 

Think Ervie Line One’s
Keep cows to work for you, not the other way round!
SMART THINKING STARTS HERE.
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Naturally reared heifers like these................
Group of heifers spring 2015Ervie Lisette E994 and spring 2015 heifer

....................grow into high performance cows like this.

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We offer the following:

NATURALLY DEVELOPED BULLS- the very best from our 165 Cow Herd.
PEDIGREE HEREFORD REPLACEMENT FEMALES- bred for sound feet and legs, good milkers, good udder and teat placement, easy-doing, docile and problem free.
COMMERCIAL 'BLACK BALDIE' HEIFERS by top maternal A.A. sires.
EBV's ON ALL OUR CATTLE.
STRONG PROVEN HEREFORD GENETICS.
SCANNED AND WEIGHT RECORDED. FARM ASSURED.
REALISTIC PRICES, SELLING SINGLES OR BATCHES ON FARM .

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Ervie Herefords are one of the leading UK Hereford Cattle Breeders.

Selling all classes of Hereford cattle including pedigree Hereford bulls and females
together with commercial Herefords.























































Terms and Conditions

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns pertaining to these sale terms and conditions.
Payment:-
 All sales are cash and in pounds sterling. The auction will be conducted by Harry Begg (Tel. 0771 356 9593) from Dumfries Mart and payment to be made to him at close of sale unless by prior agreement. Bulls being left at Mains of Airies require 25% paid on sale day and the remainder cleared with the auctioneer one week before uplift.

Transportation:-
Bulls can be picked up any time after payment has been made. All transportation expenses to be the responsibility of the buyer.
Local livestock transporters, A Jamieson & Sons will be in attendance at the sale and will be happy to assist with bull deliveries both north and south.
Contact George (07850368533), Ian (07889218280), Andrew (07702465074).

We will endeavour to assist with transport to a convenient meeting point within the UK mainland. Bulls sold to Northern Ireland will be isolated and tested at the consignors expense, but must be uplifted directly at the farm at the buyers expense.

Announcements:-
Bulls can stay at Mains of Airies up to the end of April and will be cared for by us but at the buyer's risk. Any death or injury after the animal is sold is at the buyer's risk. Insurance is advised.

Liability:-
Anyone attending the farm to view the stock does so at their own risk.

Lot withdrawal:-
We reserve the right to withdraw any animal from the sale.


Health & Breeding Guarantee


Latest routine four-yearly clear Tuberculosis Test completed 12th January 2018.
The entire adult herd is Johnes tested along with the TB test every 4 years as cost-effective surveillance to ensure there is no Johnes development within the herd. The entire crop of sale bulls for 2020 were blood-tested on 22/01/2020 and all of them tested Negative.


The herd is BVD accredited. The breeding herd has been on a strict Lepto & BVD vaccination programme since 2001, with IBR vaccination since 2017. All the sale bulls require their booster vaccines by end of May.

Our customers value our robust disease biosecurity, the high health status and remoteness of our closed herd.

The bulls had a fertility examination by our vet 22/01/2020 and all are normal and fertile. (Scrotal measurements printed in catalogue.)

The bulls were all treated with Zanil drench for fluke November 2019.

Bull Warranty


All bulls sold are warranted stock getters, fertile and capable of natural service.
Any claim of bull infertility must be made after 1 month from the date of the sale and within 9 months from the date of the sale and must be backed by a written statement from a practising veterinary surgeon confirming the bull to be infertile. The vet must confirm that the infertility is not due to either injury of infection after the sale. Bulls proving to be infertile shall either be replaced to the satisfaction of the buyer or refunded the entire purchase price.

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