The Hereford Calf Promotion in Skibbereen Mart had a great turn out, pictures below shows 1st prize Bull Calf and 1st prize Heifer Calf.
The Bull calf later sold by William Ford, Drimoleague, Co. Cork for €270.
The Heifer Calf sold by Eric Coombes, Skibbereen, Co. Cork later sold for €230.
Congratulations to both sellers and buyers on the day!!
Eric Coombes, Skibbereen, seller of the 1st prize heifer calf, receiving his prize from Pat McCarthy, Hereforf Council, watched by Eoin Lynch and Paddy Hickey, West Cork Hereford Club.
William Forde, Drimoleague, seller of the 1st prize bull calf, receiving his prize from Pat McCarthy, Hereforf Council, watched by Clodagh Lynch and Paddy Hickey, West Cork Hereford Club.
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The Munster and West Cork Hereford Club held a successful Hereford calf promotion at Cork Marts Bandon
The quality of the calves on offer was very good and prices for Herefords were well ahead of other breeds on offer.
The prizewinning Bull calf was presented to Mr. Paddy Fitton of Waterfall, Co.Cork and sold for €395.
The prizewinning Heifer Calf was bred by Mr. William Collins, Reavouler, Drinagh and sold for€325.
Pictured at the annual Irish Hereford Society calf show and sale at Bandon Mart on Monday was Pat McCarthy Hereford Council presenting the prize for the best Bull calf of the day to Patrick Fiton from Waterfall Co Cork and at right was JJ Barrett Treasurer of the West Cork Hereford society. Picture Denis Boyle
Pictured at the annual Irish Hereford Society calf show and sale at Bandon Mart on Monday was Pat McCarthy Hereford Council presenting the prize for the best Heifer calf of the day to William Collins, Drinagh and at right was John White chairman West Cork Hereford society. Picture Denis Boyle
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