Another Successful Calf Promotion in Bandon

The annual Calf Promotion event, held by the West Cork Hereford Club at Bandon mart turned out to be another very successful competition. Calves of the highest quality were exhibited at the event making the whole selection process a difficult task for the judges when it came to identifying a winner. Hereford calves continue to remain superior to other breeds as the consistently obtain higher prices.

Champion Hereford Bull calf at Bandon Mart, owned by Donal Murray, Thoames, Macroom, sold for 405 euro, pictured with JJ Barrett, treas. West Cork Hereford Club and Pat McCarthy, Irish Hereford Society. Photo; George Maguire
Champion Hereford Heifer calf at Bandon Mart, owned by Dan Kelleher, Belgooly, Kinsale, sold for 295 euro, pictured with Richard Forbes, West Cork Hereford Club and Pat McCarthy, Irish Hereford Society. Photo; George Maguire

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