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

Averages: (euros)

Shearling Rams:  €650 (1 sold)

Shearling Ewes:  €318 (9 sold)

Ram Lambs:  €493 (14 sold)

Ewe Lambs:  €350 (2 sold)

 

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