TULLOW SALE, Southern Ireland

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

Show Champion (right) Alymer Power’s Powerpack Ram Lam. Reserve Champion (left) Bernard Losty’s Shearling Ewe.   Pictured with Judge David Darker

Show Champion (right) Alymer Power’s Powerpack Ram Lam. Reserve Champion (left) Bernard Losty’s Shearling Ewe. Pictured with Judge David Darker

Leading Price and Show Champion, Alymer Power’s Powerpack Ram Lamb

Leading Price and Show Champion, Alymer Power’s Powerpack Ram Lamb

Averages: (euros)

Shearling Rams:  €650 (1 sold)

Shearling Ewes:  €318 (9 sold)

Ram Lambs:  €493 (14 sold)

Ewe Lambs:  €350 (2 sold)