Windyhill Ram Lamb sold for top price 2,800gns

Date: 28th July 2020

Sponsor: Danske Bank

Auctioneer: JA McClelland and Sons Ltd.

The Limavady breeder topped the sale with his Frongoy Five Star sired ram being knocked down to Michael and Marie Jennings of the Ballygarris Flock, Co. Mayo for 2,800gns. Click here to view pedigree.

Brian McVicker, Bushmills paid 2,400gns for a Mullaghboy Goliath ram from the Claragh pen of James McCullough, Kilrea.

A shearling ram from Alastair Gault, Forkins flock was knocked down to Robert Walker, Kicurley flock, Co. Limerick for 1,400gns.

Southern Ireland breeders were largely represented at the sale with a total of 16 lambs being sold to Southern breeders.

Commercial customers were also dominant at the Premier sale with some of the top price rams being sold to local and regional buyers giving them a healthy return in tight times.

Clearance 79% with an average of £819

101WINDYHILL2,800Michael & Marie Jennings
7CLARAGH2,400Brian McVicker
85CREWELANDS1,800Dennis Lynch & Sons
72FORKINS1,700James Cannon
11OAKBRIDGE1,600John Hanly
82CREWELANDS1,500Susan O’Keeffe
83CREWELANDS1,500James Maybin
1FORKINS1,400Robert Walker
53BLACKSTOWN1,400Patrick Sharkey
55BLACKSTOWN1,300A Heffernan
78CREWELANDS1,300Daniel McCann