Despagnou

Despagnou was one of 3 out of 100 bulls that were selected to enter AI in France by Midatest. John Walsh, Ballintra, Co Donegal purchased the bull in the test station for use in his own herd. Despagnou is breeding stock with good finishing qualities and high grades. He has an outcross pedigree so is suitable for Irish breeders.

Aubrac heifers due to their maternal traits make excellent replacements. Despagnou has been used widely by breeders with excellent satisfaction. Despagnou is the number 1 bull available for Terminal Index and number 2 for Replacement Index. Despagnou sired the top priced animalat the Irish Aubrac Sale in Tullamore 2013. Two weanling heifers also sired by Despagnou averaged €1,450 at the same sale.

Reserve Champion at Tullamore Show 2014 was sired by DPZ and made €2400 at Irish Aubrac Sale in Tullamore in 2014.

AI Code: DPZ

Available from: Bova AI

Despagnou Statistics
Birth Weight: 33kg
210 day Weight: 316kg
Calving:97
Crossing: 103
Muscle: 106
Skeletal: 100

Pedigree Despagnou BULL, top priced bull @ Irish Aubrac Sale Tullamore Nov 2013 pictured @ 9 months.

Pedigree Despagnou BULL, top priced bull @ Irish Aubrac Sale Tullamore Nov 2013 pictured @ 9 months.

 

 

 

DPZ Heifer pictured at 9 months.

DPZ Heifer pictured at 9 months.

Maiden Heifer: Ballintra Iona - sire Despagnou dam Lauren Violin. Bred by John Walsh, Ballintra, Donegal. - 1st prize winner in the maiden heifer class and Reserve champion of show. Sold for €2400. Sired by DPZ

Maiden Heifer: Ballintra Iona – sire Despagnou dam Lauren Violin. Bred by John Walsh, Ballintra, Donegal. – 1st prize winner in the maiden heifer class and Reserve champion of show. Sold for €2400. Sired by DPZ