STRONG INTEREST AND A LIVELY TRADE AT TULLOW
Topping the sale and heading the show was a ram lamb from Alymer Power’s Powerpack Flock by Ashley Blackjack out of a home bred ewe. He sold for €840 to new breeder Ruben Allen, Co. Wexford. Next highest ram lamb on the day came from Annora Whitley’s Eldron flock selling for €620 to Bernard Losty of the Clonard flock. Top price shearling ram came from Adrian Curtain of the Newtown flock and sold for €650.
Leading the trade for females was Michael Gottstein selling a shearling ewe for €415, followed by a ewe lamb for €400. Bernard Losty’s reserve champion shearling ewe did not meet her reserve at a bid of €650. Michael Gottstein completed a successful day with a ram lamb selling for €560.
Show Judge: David Darker. Co.Wicklow
Shearling Rams: €650 (1 sold)
Shearling Ewes: €318 (9 sold)
Ram Lambs: €493 (14 sold)
Ewe Lambs: €350 (2 sold)