OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACHABAL:

s. RECIF RRE                        d. SUFFISANTE RRE              (gs. FIGARO RJ)

Breeder: - Domaine des Etangs (16)

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 111
DM/Muscular development: 97
DS/Skeletal development: 125
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 113
AF/Functional abilities: 110
QR/Breed characteristics: 99
  • Sire of Grange Gervaise, first British bred Limousin to ever be exported back to France.
  • Other progeny includes:
    • Grange Grosvenor – sold to Nigel Hollick’s Honesberie Farms.
    • Grange Franchoek – sold to Messrs E M R Greaves's Rectory herd.
  •  Bloodline contains numerous French show champions, most notably his sire Recif, who was one of the most in-demand bulls of his generation.
  • Very correct conformation, with length and depth, which is passed on to his progeny.
  • Produces milky daughters, with great maternal qualities.
  • Wide pelvis for easy calving.
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Grange Fountaine

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Grange Joaillier

Grange Jacobinia

Grange Jacobinia

Grange Heuchera

Grange Heuchera

 
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DOLMEN:

s. SULTAN RRE                     d. SYNTESE  (gs. MALIBU)

Breeder: GAEC Pro-Lim (87)

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 104
DM/Muscular development: 104
DS/Skeletal development: 107
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 109
AF/Functional abilities: 106
QR/Breed characteristics: 106

 

  • Bred by the renowned GAEC Pro-Lim herd, which numbers some 200 breeding females.
  • Half brother to Aramis, who has bred a significant number of bulls who have been selected for entry into Lanaud Bull Station.
  • Sired by Sultan, who has passed his length and depth onto Dolmen (who in turn is passing this on to his progeny).
  • Exceptional breed characteristics (as shown by his figures within Lanaud Bull Station).
  • Sire of Grange Gilles, (d. Dorade) who has been sold to Messrs C R and S M Barnwell’s Firtree herd.
 
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FLAMANT:

s. VIVALDI                            d. BULLE RR  (gs. PLATINE RR VS)

Breeder: EARL Arrouy

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 98
DM/Muscular development: 95
DS/Skeletal development: 123
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 103
AF/Functional abilities: 104
QR/Breed characteristics: 108

 

  • Bred by EARL Arrouy, one of the leading breeders in the South West of France, and one of the leading French judges.
  • Purchased at Lanaud Station in November 2011 (first crop of calves on the ground 2013).
  • Exceptional length and in particular height - among the highest scores for skeletal development.
  • Good width of pelvis – as with all bulls purchased, he was first used on heifers to demonstrate ability to calve easily.
Grange Joliesse

Grange Joliesse

Grange Jeteur

Grange Jeteur

 
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GASPACHO:

s. COLUCHE RJ                     d. UKRAINE RRE  (gs. ORAGE RRE VS)

Breeder: Rene Chassang (12)

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 111
DM/Muscular development: 97
DS/Skeletal development: 116
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 113
AF/Functional abilities: 109
QR/Breed characteristics: 114

 

  • Purchased at Lanaud Station in December 2012 (first calves born February/March 2014).
  • Sired by Coluche, one of the top bulls currently in use in France and is the first bull to have sired 4 Reproducteur Jeune bulls in the same sale at Lanaud (December 2013), three of which were sold for export and one of which was the highest priced bull of the sale (€15,400).
  • Pedigree is full of animals which have been qualified under the French performance recording system (from RJ (Reproducteur Jeune), through RR (Reproducteur Reconnue) right up to RRE (Reproducteur Recomandee).
  • Was ranked amongst the highest in his group at Lanaud Station for breed characteristics.
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Grange Jacinthe

 
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HONORE:

s. ESQUIMAU                        d. DONNA RR  (gs. REMIX RRE)

Breeder: EARL Courtitarat (23)

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 114
DM/Muscular development: 105
DS/Skeletal development: 116
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 112
AF/Functional abilities: 107
QR/Breed characteristics: 106

 

  • Purchased at Lanaud November 2013 and has worked well in the herd, his first and second crops of calves are showing great promise for the future.
  • Son of Esquimau, who was sire of the first prize winning heifer at the Paris Show, February 2014.
  • Has exceptional breed characteristics, but also is well balanced in terms of length, height and thickness.
  • One of the first bulls in France to be genomically tested, which has highlighted his ability to be an easy-calving sire.
  • As with Gaspacho, pedigree is packed with RR and RRE animals and so has the breeding and figures to go on and produce excellent stock with luck.
 
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INDIEN:

s. FILOU d. EPICE RR (gs. ROMEO RR-VS)

Breeder: GAEC De L’Agneau Lorrain (57)

EBV's
Potential de Croissance/Growth: 115
DM/Muscular development: 102
DS/Skeletal development: 112
Index de SyntheseMorphologieCroissance/Global index for growth and conformation: 111
AF/Functional abilities: 104
QR/Breed characteristics: 106

 

  • Purchased at Lanaud December 2014 and is currently running with heifers. First crop of calves on the ground in 2016.
  • Has exceptional French EBVs for growth potential and skeletal development, but matched with thickness and muscular development, yet with a good pelvis for ease of calving.
  • One of the first Filou sons, yet another new bloodline for the UK, whose pedigree is again packed with RR and RRE animals, highlighting the fact that the bloodline has the potential to produce excellent stock.