SALE REPORT
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Saturday 13th August 2011 Blessington (Premier) Henry Gamble

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REPORT

The Male Champion went to Sligo breeder Ronan Gallagher with his first winner of the Open Ram Lamb class which is a son of homebred ram Enniscrone Playboy. Playboy was 1st prize last year in the Shearling ram class which he retained a half share of and the lamb is out of a Tophill Joe bred dam. He later went on to sell for the top price of the day at €6,700gns which was bought by the J&C Mc Hugh, Shane Mc Hugh and Mc Hugh Bros flocks. The Reserve Champion went to Cork breeders Arthur and Patrick O’Keeffe with the winner of the LambPlus ram lamb class. This lamb is by Cairness Rags to Riches, a son of the record priced Deveronvale Perfection which is out of a Ballybroone New daughter who was also the dam of last years male champion. This one went back to Cork breeder Eddie & Sheena  Mc Carthy. The Female Championship went to John Greene for the winner of the Shearling Ewe class. She was sired by Turoe Pilot who was also the Sire of last years reserve female champion for John. She went on to sell for €1,800gns to the Pat & Barry Farrell. The Reserve Female champion went to Padraic Niland with a ewe lamb sired by Knock Rafiki and out of a daughter of Tullagh Neptune. This one sold for €1100gns to Robert Porter. The winner of the novice ram lamb class was Paul Coyne with a ram lamb by Chessy Pop Idol. The winner of the Shearling Ram class was Sean Murray with his Chessy Proud Prince son which sold for €1,400gns.

 

Then at €2,400 John Green sold his ram lamb by Tophill Knockout. This one went to Roger Doherty, County Doneagal  John also had a good day selling his 2nd prize shearling ram for €1,700. Staying at the same money was a lamb from A&P. O Keeffe this time sired by Cairness Perfection and out of the same dam as the Reserve Champion. This one sold to Alex Clarke.

 

There was a strong commercial demand with rams selling from €400 to €1000 with the majority selling between €450 and €650.

 

Averages 

 

There was a strong clearance rate of 75%. The shearling ewe section averaged €640 down from last years €897. Ewe lambs averaged €630 which is down slightly on last year.  Shearling rams sold for an average of €745 which is up from €625 last year, and ram lambs averaged €695 which is up €70 on last year.  

 

Pen averages 

Males 

Ronan Gallagher €2638(4)

John Green €1140 (6)

Arthur and Patrick O Keeffe €1,345(4)

Ellen Bailey €1155 (2)

Andrew and Richard Wilson €1035 (4)

 

Females

Padraic Niland €1,100 (2)

J&C Mc Hugh €545 (5)

Ronan Gallagher €525 (2)

 

 

 


 

 

 


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PRIZE WINNERS
PRIZE LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
Female Champion 5 GEI 10046 john Greene 1800
Reserve Female Chmapion 49 PNI 11006 Padraic Niland 1100
Male Champion 177 enniscrone Sensational Ronan Gallagher 6700
Reserve Male Champion 238 OKI 11055 Arthur & Patrick O'Keefe 1800


Shearling Ewe
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 5 GEI 10046 john Greene 1800
2 8 HUI 10078 John & Colm McHugh 950
3 7 DGI 10083 John McGee 550
4 19 PNI 10067 Padraic Niland 950
5 13 GME Mrs G & B Murphy 420
6 16 UVI 10026 John Neville 470


Ewe Lamb
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 49 PNI 11006 Padraic Niland 1100
2 42 EGE 11001 Ryan Greene 1100
3 26 ECE 11012 Eric Campbell 1200
4 34 DII 11009 Anthony Donnelly NS
5 32 XAI 11029 John & Kathleen Darcy 400
6 35 REI 11033 Ronnie Edwards NS


Shearling Ram
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 98 Ballaryhill Rascal Sean Murray 1400
2 76 Laurelhill Rocky John Greene 1700
3 79 Hillsboro Rambo Ciaran Hegarty NS
4 77 GEI 10043 John Greene 750
5 70 MDI 10035 John Donuhue 900
6 85 Foundry Rockstar Anne Murphy 800


Open Ram Lamb
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 177 enniscrone Sensational Ronan Gallagher 6700
2 161 Hillcrest Statesman Wiiliam Doherty 1100
3 184 Larahirl Superstar John Greene 2400
4 103 OKI 11030 Arthur & Patrick O'Keefe 1700
5 241 Ballybrooney Safari Liam & Eamon Walsh 450
6 243 RWI 11004 Andrew & Richard Wilson 800


Lambplus Ram Lamb
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 238 OKI 11055 Arthur & Patrick O'Keefe 1800
2 159 Kilclammon Sportsman Liam Dillon 620
3 214 Figart Seanie Shane McHugh 600
4 210 Speenogue Santiago McHugh Bros 900
5 105 FSE 11007 Fergal O'Se 600
6 170 PFI 11040 Pat Farrell 300


Novice Ram Lamb
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 253 LCI 11111 Paul Coyne NS
2 217 Berrylahan Sex Machine Daire & Enda Manamon NS
3 162 Hillcrest Sugar Ray William Doherty 750
4 111 SRE 11008 Seamus Robinson 650
5 99 Billary Hill Ramb TR Sean Murray 820
6 246 CII 11027 Charlie Clarke Jnr 500


Group of Three Ram Lamb
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
1 Ronan Gallagher
2 Shane McHugh
3 Andrew & Richard Wilson


Other Leading Prices
POSITION LOT NO. ANIMAL NAME VENDOR PRICE PURCHASER
178 GAI 11017 Ronan Gallagher 1400
125 RWI 11002 Andrew & Richard Wilson 1400
179 GAI 11066 Ronan Gallagher 1100
127 EBE 11010 Ellen Bailey 1100
126 EBE 11080 Ellen Bailey 1100
248 CII 11064 Charlie Clarke Jnr 1050
104 OKI 11041 Arthur & Patrick O'Keffe 1000


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