Hereford Cross Store, Steer and Heifer Competition at GVM Kilmallock

At the recent Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale: Eric Humphreys, John Foley, Ballyhea, Co. Cork, owner of the Champion bullocks, Denis Brennan, representing sponsors Slaney Foods, John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Sociey, Tom Foley, John's father and judge Doni Mullins. Photo Ita West
At the recent Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale: Eric Humphreys, John Foley, Ballyhea, Co. Cork, owner of the Champion bullocks, Denis Brennan, representing sponsors Slaney Foods, John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Sociey, Tom Foley, John’s father and judge Doni Mullins. Photo Ita West
Reserve Champion group of Bullocks in the Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Goldel Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Taidgh O'Sullivan, Bruff is presented with the rosette and prize by John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Society watched by Denis Brennan, representing sponsors Slaney Foods and Taidgh's son Tim O'Sullivan. The Bullocks weighed 585K and sold for One thousand two hundred and twenty five euro. Photo Ita West.
Reserve Champion group of Bullocks in the Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Goldel Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Taidgh O’Sullivan, Bruff is presented with the rosette and prize by John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Society watched by Denis Brennan, representing sponsors Slaney Foods and Taidgh’s son Tim O’Sullivan. The Bullocks weighed 585K and sold for One thousand two hundred and twenty five euro.
Photo Ita West.

Demand for Hereford cross stores both steers and heifers for further feeding was much in evidence this week at GVM Kilmallock where the Irish Hereford Society in association with sponsors Slaney Foods International selected a Champion and Reserve Award winning group in each section. The purpose of the promotion was to highlight the demand for Quality Assured steers and heifers required to supply the Slaney Foods Hereford scheme which with partners Linden supply the 142 Lidl outlets countrywide with the award winning ‘Inisvale’ Certified Hereford Beef. Denis Brennan representing sponsors Slaney Foods International at the event said that additional stock is required weekly in order to meet demand.       Ph: 087/677 9567 for details re requirements and bonus available.

The Champion group of five steers was exhibited by John Foley, Ballyhea, Charleville, these weighed 565 kg and sold at €1,270 while the Reserve group were shown by Tadgh O’Sullivan, Bruff. These weighed 585 kg and sold to a midlands buyer at €1,225.

Judge Doni Mullins accepts the prize on behalf of Tom larkin, Ardagh, Co. Limerick, on gaining the top place in the Heifer section of the Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick. Also in pic: Denis Brennan, Slaney Foods (sponsors) John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Society and Liam Philpott, Irish Hereford Society. Photo Ita West
Judge Doni Mullins accepts the prize on behalf of Tom larkin, Ardagh, Co. Limerick, on gaining the top place in the Heifer section of the Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick. Also in pic: Denis Brennan, Slaney Foods (sponsors) John Neenan, President Irish Hereford Society and Liam Philpott, Irish Hereford Society.
Photo Ita West

The winner in the heifer section was Tom Larkin, Reens, Ardagh, with a group weighing 438 kg and selling at €910. The Reserve group of heifers were exhibited by Oliver Hartigan, Lough Gur, Bruff and weighed 508 kg selling at €1,000.

Judge for the event Doni Mullins, GVM said he was very impressed with the numbers forward and the quality of the animals exhibited.

The Irish Hereford Society has Hereford 42 bulls entered for its forthcoming sale at GVM Kilmallock on Friday October 23rd next.

Peter O'Kelly, Croom with John Buckley, Buttevant, at the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock last Monday photo Ita West
Peter O’Kelly, Croom with John Buckley, Buttevant, at the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock last Monday
photo Ita West
Martin Shelton, Ballingarry, William Reidy, Milford and Dan Shelton, Castletown in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock last Monday for the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle show and Sale photo Ita West
Martin Shelton, Ballingarry, William Reidy, Milford and Dan Shelton, Castletown in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock last Monday for the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle show and Sale
photo Ita West
At the Hereford Society Store Cattle show and sale last Monday in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock: Karen and Darren Wallace, Dromina photo Ita West
At the Hereford Society Store Cattle show and sale last Monday in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock: Karen and Darren Wallace, Dromina
photo Ita West
John Foley, Ballyhea, Co. Cork, owner of the champion bullocks in the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale recently in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick is congratulated by Liam Philpott, Irish Hereford Society and his father Tom Foley. The bullocks weighed in at 565K and sold for One thousand two hundred and seventy euro photo Ita West
John Foley, Ballyhea, Co. Cork, owner of the champion bullocks in the Irish Hereford Society Store Cattle Show and Sale recently in Golden Vale Mart, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick is congratulated by Liam Philpott, Irish Hereford Society and his father Tom Foley. The bullocks weighed in at 565K and sold for One thousand two hundred and seventy euro
photo Ita West

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