Raphoe
  • Date: 04/12/2017
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Raphoe (Co. Donegal)
  • Address: Raphoe Livestock Mart, Raphoe, Lifford,, Co. Donegal
  • More Info: Raphoe Mart

04/12/2017 - Raphoe Mart Lamb Show & Sale Report

RAPHOE LIVESTOCK MART

LAMB SHOW & SALE

MONDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2017

There was a good entry of lambs at our Christmas Show and Sale

on Monday 4th December 2017 with two classes of lambs up for judging – Suffolk Cross and Texel Cross. With bidders plentiful trade was excellent for all lambs on offer with many butchers driving the trade for the class winning sheep and factory agents buying the heavy lambs. We acknowledge and thank all our sponsors of our recent shows and throughout the year.

 

 

CLASS 1 – BEST PEN OF 5 SUFFOLK CROSS LAMB

1st – Thomas Mc Cool, Convoy – also the Reserve Champion Lambs of the Show - purchased by Raymond Burns, Kilmacrennan for €121 each and weighing 50 kgs

2nd – Daniel Harkin, Carndonagh – purchased by Alvin Anderson, Pettigo for €130 each and weighing 52 kgs

3rd – Joseph Boal, Letterkenny – purchased by Raymond Burns, Kilmacrennan for €115 each and weighing 49 kgs


 


 

CLASS 2 – BEST PEN OF 5 TEXEL CROSS LAMBS

1st – George Margey, Quigley’s Point – also the Champion Lambs of the Show – purchased by Ciaran Mc Cullagh of Ciaran’s Butchers, Raphoe for €175 each and weighing 47 kgs

2nd – David Crockett, Burt – purchased by Mc Carron’s Butchers, Raphoe for €175 each and weighing 44 kgs

3rd – Patrick J. Friel, Fanad – purchased by Mc Carron’s Butchers, Raphoe for €170 each and weighing 50 kgs


 

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