Premier Sale 2015

By 16/07/2015Latest News
Stephen Lynch, showing the Champion of the Premier, with Ciaran Coughlan, Chairman, Tim Butcher, Judge Cheryl O'Brien with the Reserve Champion and Mark O'Rourke, sponsor

Stephen Lynch, showing the Champion of the Premier, with Ciaran Coughlan, Chairman, Tim Butcher, Judge Cheryl O’Brien with the Reserve Champion and Mark O’Rourke, sponsor

The premier Show and Sale held in Roscommon Mart on Wed 15th July was a exciting event. The show was judged by the Chairman of the British Vendéen Society, Tim Butcher. He was meticulous in his deliberations and eventually tapped forward a shearling ram of John Lynch’s, Ballinascraw Neron,  into the Champion position. This was followed by Cheryl O’Brien’s Quitrent Oswald into the Reserve spot.

Pat Oliver presenting the Production Cup to Ena Nagle with Tim Butcher the judge and Mark O'Rourke Univet, sponsor

Pat Oliver presenting the Production Cup to Ena Nagle with Tim Butcher the judge and Mark O’Rourke Univet, sponsor

The Pat Oliver Production cup went to Ena Nagle for her double 5 star ram lamb,Landmark Osborne, and 2nd was Cottage O’Cuive, owned by Gordon & Yvonne Johnston

The highest price of the day went to the 4th prize winning double 5 star ram lamb, Landmark Ogburn, owned by Ena Nagle.

2015-07-15 13.40.08

 

There was a clearance of over 80% of the lambs with good farmer interest especially for STAP eligible rams.