Airyolland Kingsize is a large Beltex who is extremely mobile and is a carrier of the MyoMAX GOLD gene. Kingsize has inherited the length and hard muscling of his sire, Airyolland Great Scott. He is ranked second in the Signet list of Top Stock Sires 2010 in order of Gigot Muscularity EBV, second only to his sire Great Scott who is the top ranked in the breed for Gigot muscularity.
Shearlings sired by Airyolland Kingsize have made up to- 10000gns, 5000gns ,4800gns, 4800gns, 3800gns, 3200gns , 3000gns, 2500gns.
In-lamb gimmers have made 2200gns,2000gns,1900gns
In 2010, 2011 and 2012 people who have used Kingsize semen have enjoyed success not only selling but also showing his progeny. At Ayr show, 2010, the sheep interbreed was won by Broughton McCosh , a 2 shear Kingsize son. Dumfries show champion Beltex, 2010,brought out by Grant Anderson, was Aviemore Manat sired by Kingsize. Another Kingsize son Mountpleasant Minty, owned by Richard and Rachel Sharp, successfully won championships with Rutland Show and Royal Norfolk being two of his 2010 wins.
Only limited amount of Semen is available for use in 2016
Kingsize has recently died therefore there is only a limited amount of semen available for sale. His position as stock tup at Airyolland was been takenover by his grandson Airyolland Pirate, pictured right. Pirate is a Nailer son and consistently breeds bare skinned, skinny tailed, meaty lambs with good heads. More about Pirate...
More recently this position of stock tup has been filled by Airyolland Pagan who is out of a Kingsize daughter. More about Pagan...
In 2007 he won three championships out of three outings at local shows. The following year his full sister, Looby Loo, won 4 championships, at local shows, and her twin, Looby Lie sold for 6000gns at the Beltex Breed's premier sale at Carlisle in 2008. In 2010 his son Nailer was sold at the premier sale at Carlisle for 10,000gns and he sired the top priced gimmer at the Lanark 2010 in-lamb sale, Airyolland Nadia, who sold for 2000gns.
The show season of 2013 started well for Kingsize with Glen and Heather Forsyth winning Ayr Show Beltex Champion, with Kingsize son, Wern Sycarth. At Newark and Nottinghamshire show Beltex breed and female championship was won by Richard and Rachel Sharp with a gimmer off Kingsize. This gimmer went on to win Champion of Suffolk Show 2013 sheep interbreed beating the Suffolk into the reserve spot. Then Kingsize breeding was also in the Balmoral Show Beltex Champion 2013. This Kingsize grandson was off Pentland Showman whose dam is Kingsize daughter, Pentland Pacific.
Kingsize daughters perform well for people's flocks. At Lanark 2013 the three highest priced ram lambs were all out of Kingsize daughters. Well known tups such as Broughton Poundstretcher, Pentland Showman, Thimbleby Platinum and Thimbleby Pegasus are all out of Kingsize daughters.