A great Show and Sale was had at the Annual Carrick -on-Shannon Winter Fair last week on Sunday 24th & Monday 25th November. Top price from the sale was an amazing € 10,000 secured for Junior Belguin Blue Champion Heifer Calf which from a Mayo herd. The Hereford class is ever growing at the fair and encouraged quality stock to the exhibition this year again.
Lot 83 was crowned Champion HEX Heifer, weighing in at 650kgs. This prime heifer was owned by Seamus Neary from Kilkenny and sold for €1720.
Lot 84, owned by Ivan Glenn; secured 2nd place in the class. This quality HEX heifer weighed 644kgs and sold for a solid €2100.
A busy day was had also by one of our Young Handlers; Sinead Conry of Rathnollag Herefords, Roscommon, who took on the joint task of judging the Young Stock Person Class. Sinead and her collegue, Nicola Farrell, executed the job excellently.
Many thanks to Padraig & Catherine McGrath of Kye Herefords, Roscommon, for sponsoring the Hereford Cross class.
The Premier Spring Show & Sale will be held in GVM Tullamore on Saturday 28th March 2020. Entries close 1 month before the date of Sale.