Sale Report for 'THE NORTHERN IRELAND PREMIER' BLUE TEXEL SHOW & (EXPORT) SALE
Date of Sale: Monday 27th August 2018
Northern Ireland Premier Show & (Export) Sale Report
Records were broken at the Dungannon Farmers Mart Blue Texel Sale on Monday August 27th with Ram lambs very much in demand and responsible for the top three prices of the day! Dungannon Centre Blue Texel Record price of 3100gns was achieved for Derg Churchill lot 240 from Samantha & Allen Short, this March born ram lamb is out of a Cleenagh Ewe and sired by Cleenagh Alfonso who was top price Ram Lamb at this sale in 2016, he has gone across the water to join Rhys Cookes Nantyderri Flock.
Second top price of the day was for Ram Lamb lot 253 where bidding stopped at 2900gns for Cleenagh Connor Mcgregor from Adrian & Clive Richardson, this February born triplet is sired by the 3200gns Hackney X-rated.
Third top Price of the day was 2000gns again a Ram Lamb from Adrian & Clive Richardson lot 252 Cleenagh Congressman, this March born ram lamb sired by the 3800gns Solway View Bullet.
Topping the Shearling Rams was the Pre Sale Overall Champion Judged by Nina Smith Lot 221 from Andrew Cowan Tullyear TUL/17/02644 achieving 820gns.
The Female section again very much sought after! Ewe lambs attained 100% clearance but achieving the top Slots were shearling ewes, grossing at 1900gns, lot 285 Cleenagh Big Bird from Adrian & Clive Richardson. The Female Champion lot 288 Cleenagh Barbados from Adrian & Clive Richardson achieved 1300gns.
3100gns - Lot 240 - Ram Lamb
2900gns - Lot 253 - Ram Lamb
2000gns - Lot 252 - Ram Lamb
1900gns - Lot 285 - Shearling Ewe
1500gns - Lot 242 - Ram Lamb
1300gns - Lot 288 - Shearling Ewe
1250gns - Lot 267 - Ram Lamb
14 Shearling Rams averaged 470gns (£494.55)
18 Ram Lambs averaged 910gns (£955.50)
12 Shearling Ewes averaged 865gns (£908.25)
22 Ewe Lambs averaged 500gns (£525)
CLASS 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH 5TH 6TH
SHEARLING RAM 221 228 233 229 219 220
RAM LAMB 267 260 253 252 240 261
SHEARLING EWE 288 285 281 290 293 279
EWE LAMB 309 311 321 323 312 316
MALE CHAMPION - 221 SHEARLING RAM
MALE RESERVE CHAMPION - 267 RAM LAMB
FEMALE CHAMPION - 288 SHEARLING EWE
FEMALE RESERVE CHAMPION - 309 EWE LAMB
OVERALL CHAMPION 221 SHEARLING RAM
RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION - 288 SHEARLING EWE