Sire: Cloughhead Umpire
Dam: 0929 Radio
DJ was purchased jointly with the Netherhall Herd at the Feb 2010 at Carlisle H&H sale for 72 000gns. DJ had stood Intermediate and Overall champion at the pre-show sale. His awesome scale, size, growth and tremendous muscling along with his width and squareness over his pelvis made him the very popular champion at the sale and were among the reasons he was bought to compliment our herd.
The judge Harry Emslie commented
"This was an outstanding bull, one of the best seen yet from the Haltcliffe herd. He caught my attention as soon as I saw him for his power and scale coming towards you, and really filled my eye walking away. He was the real deal!"
The strength of the dam and sire of DJ was the deciding factor in his purchase. His dam is the remarkable Radio, a Nenuphar cow, who was imported as a heifer from the noted Camus Huberson herd. His sire, Cloughhead Umpire, is the hugely successful sire in the Haltcliffe herd.
It is a by a strange quirk of fate, both Haltcliffe DJ and Haltcliffe Vermount were born on the date of 22nd May.
DJ has clicked well in the herd breeding us champion bulls at the Carlisle BLCS sales selling to 5 figures and extremely growthy feminine cows.