Carrigallen mart show and sale of heifers sponsored by the ICCS 7/10/16
Champion Charolais cross heifer and best breeding type Charolais cross heifer in Carrigallen exhibited by Gerard Miley from Knockcroghery, Co. Roscommon. Sired by his Bova Nebuleux sired stock bull she weighed 480kgs and sold for €1800 3.75c/kg.
First prize Charolais cross heifer in Carrigallen exhibited by Jim Jackson from Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. Sired by the AI bull Fiston she weighed 415kgs and sold €1750 4.21c/kg. Jim also sold a second prize winning Charolais cross heifer by Fiston weighing 360kgs and selling for €1220 3.38c/kg.
Other leading prices in Carrigallen were:
CHX heifer by LGL 385kgs – €1505 3.90c/kg
CHX heifer 435kgs – €1380 3.17c/kg
Donegal town mart weanling show & sale sponsored by the ICCS 7/10/16
Best Charolais cross weanling in Donegal town mart sired by a Pirate bred stock bull. Weighed 268kgs and sold for €1480 5.52c/kg.
Raphoe mart weanling show and sale sponsored by the ICCS 4/10/16
Nevan Mc Kiernan ICCS presents Victor Barnett from Raphoe, Co. Donegal with the Championship rosette for the best Charolais cross weanling in Raphoe mart. Sired by CF 52 he weighed 405kgs and sold for €1200 2.96c/kg.
Three prize winning Charolais X weanlings in Raphoe mart exhibited by Victor Barnett from Raphoe, Co. Donegal. From left to right, champion by CF 52 weighed 405kgs sold for €1200, 2nd prize winner by Lanzac weighed 470kgs sold for €1420 and reserve champion by CF 52 weighed 350kgs sold for €1550.
Elphin mart weanling show and sale sponsored by the ICCS 3/10/16
CHX bull 370kgs – €1240 3.35c/kg
CHX bull 340kgs – €1195 3.51c/kg
CHX bull 340kgs – €1165 3.42c/kg
CHX bull 355kgs – €1150 3.23c/kg
CHX heifer 315kgs – €1205 3.82c/kg
CHX heifer 370kgs – €1085 2.93c/kg
CHX heifer 340kgs – €1065 3.13c/kg
CHX heifer 285kgs – €1000 3.50c/kg
- Best pen of 4 or more Charolais cross weanling heifers exhibited by one breeder
First prize pen of Charolais X heifers exhibited by Gerry Connellean
1st Gerry Connellean, Maynooth, Co. Kildare – All weanlings sired by his VCR sired stock bull. The best of these weanlings weighed 340kgs and sold for €1090 3.20c/kg.
2nd Noel Sharkey, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. The best of these weanlings weighed 295kgs and sold for €950 3.22c/kg.
3rd Gerry Shannon, Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. The best of these weanlings weighed 320kgs and sold for €1085 3.39c/kg.
- Best pen of 4 or more Charolais cross weanling bulls exhibited by one breeder
Judges for the day Martin O Connor left and Andy Mc Govern right with the first prize pen of Charolais X bulls exhibited by Oliver Lohan.
1st Oliver Lohan, Curraghroe, Co. Roscommon – All weanlings were sired by his Roundhill Doc sired stock bull. The best of these weanlings weighed 400kgs and sold for €1185 2.96c/kg.
2nd Michael Connellean, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon – All weanlings were sired by his CF 52 sired stock bull. The best of these weanlings weighed 400kgs and sold for €1275 3.18c/kg.
3rd Gerry Connellean, Maynooth, Co. Kildare – All weanlings were sired his VCR sired stock bull. The best of these weanlings weighed 375kgs and sold for €1200 3.20c/kg.