South of Ireland Sale – 15th September 2023

15 : 09 : 23

Venue: Ballybofey & Stranorlar Mart, Co Donegal

Judge: Thomas Brogden, Helbeck

Ewe Lamb

Placing Exhibitor
1st O McLaughlin
2nd O McLaughlin
3rd O McLaughlin
4th J & J McNulty
5th K O'Connell
6th J & T McCloskey

Shearling Ewe

Placing Exhibitor
1st P McGill
2nd P McGill
3rd J & T McCloskey
4th D McGoldrick
5th D McGoldrick
6th B Carter

Aged Ewe

Placing Exhibitor
1st M McMonagle
2nd P McGill
3rd B Carter
4th P McGill
5th J Joyce
6th P Campbell

Shearling Ram

Placing Exhibitor
1st S Byrne
2nd B Carter
3rd A Boyle & C Gillespie
4th B Carter
5th V Barber
6th M McMonagle

Conformation Shearling Ram

Placing Exhibitor
1st O McLaughlin
2nd S Godfrey
3rd B Carter
4th E McGowan
5th K Connor
6th L Ward

Swaledale Champions

Category Exhibitor Animal
Female Champion M McMonagle Ewe
Reserve Female Champion P McGill Gimmer Shearling
Male Champion S Byrne 1st Shearling Ram
Reserve Male Champion B Carter 2nd Shearling Ram

Ballybofey & Stranolar sales report (prices in Euros)
Tup Shearlings Ave €498.66
Range €350 – €1220
Clearance 39%

Gimmer shearlings Ave €191.59
Range €125 – €445
Clearance 75%

Gimmer lambs Ave €110.43
Range €80 – €265
Clearance 55%

Draft ewes Ave €121
Range €92 – 225
Clearance 91%

We would like to thank our Judge Thomas Brogden on making the big trip over to our sale , Wayne for doing a fantastic job of photography as always, and Rachel Buckle Porter for all the hard work & assistance she has given us.

Thanks to the Auctioneer Johnathon Lucus and Ballybofey & Stranorlar Co-operative Livestock Mart Licence No 001488
Also our amazing sponsors that make it all possible:
AXA Ireland Samuel Hepburn
Cormac Tagging
Natural Stockcare
Smyths Daleside
Kiernan Milling
Frames direct


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