Today was the day that the cream of the breed was brought for sale. 41 ram lambs,7 shearling rams, 9 shearling ewes and 12 ewe lambs were presented to Daryl Moffit for judging. Daryl a prominent Northern Ireland breeder tapped forward a ram lamb of Cianan McKenna’s as Champion and Padraig Geraghty’s shearling ram as reserve champion. Cianan’s ram, Gilltown Major, had already won the 5 star production class and the Pat Oliver trophy for the best 5 star production sheep in the sale.
Cianan also took home the red rosette for the ewe lamb class.The ram lamb class was won by Gordon & Yvonne Johnston. The 5 star ewe lamb class went to Tom Duffy and the shearling ewe class went to John Lynch.
Trade was back a bit on last year but the Champion made €1050 and the next highest price going to the 4th prize winner in that class for €780.
Full show results HERE