Ballinrobe Open Sale

In the pre-sale show, the Open ram lamb class results saw Anthony McKeown placed 1st with a Shannagh Won-O-Won son off a Milnbank Valdron ewe. Second was Dáire & Enda McManamon’s lamb, a Garngour Vintage son from a Strathbogie Terminator dam. In third place was Anthony McKeown, with a Tophill Union Jack son, off a Terminator ram. In fourth place was Jimmy Garrivan with a Union Jack-bred lamb from a home-bred ewe. 

The Lamb Plus class saw Alma & Lorraine Brennan’s ram lamb, a son of Doon Hill Viking and a Lisgobbin Uppercut ewe was given first, a lamb later sold for €700 in the ring. Second place was Martin Walsh with a son of Enniscrone Warrior off a home-bred ewe. In third place was Sean Brennan, his lamb a Stainton Wisdom son from a home-bred dam. In fourth was Patrick Joyce with his Knock Yazoo son, bred from a Tullylagan Tonka dam. 

Bidding around the ring was brisk and lively, with a top price of €740 paid for Dáire & Enda McManamon’s ram lamb, earlier put forward as Reserve Champion in the show. Other note-worthy prices in the sale included €700 & €540 for Sean Brennan, and €630 paid for Anthony McKeown’s Champion of the show. 
There was a 61% clearance of animals on the day, with an average of €478 paid.

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September 13th, 2017|News|