DUNGANNON – FRIDAY 25 MARCH 2022
Area 4 Salers Cattle Club hosted a spring show under judge Mr Niall Hunt, Templeboy, Co. Sligo followed by a sale of Salers at Dungannon on Friday 25 March 2022. The Salers sale was sponsored by Provita Animal Health and photography provided by Mullagh Photography.
Topping the Salers trade and equalling the top price on the day at 3,600gns was the Overall Champion, Carrick View Paddy Welshman from Carrick View Salers brought out by George McCall Jnr. He was purchased by Pedigree British Blue breeders Anne Morrison for her Chatham herd based in Armoy, Co. Antrim to be used on heifers. Carrick View Paddy Welshman was born on 15 October 2020 and sired by French bull Orient, out of Sligo Pheobe.
The Reserve Salers Champion was awarded to the fifteen-month-old junior heifer, Drumlegagh Robyn from J & E.A. Elliot, Drumlegagh Salers, she sold to the second highest price of the day at 2,300gns and was purchased by pedigree breeder Ryan O’Neill for his Hollyhill herd of pedigree Salers. Robyn was sired by French bull Loyal and out of homebred cow Drumlegagh Gweneth.
Area 4 Representative Mr Stephen Maginn sold his 2nd prize junior heifer, Lisnamaul Rachael for 1,450gns to J. Clinton, Co. Donegal. Rachael a Nemo sired February-2021 heifer was out of the French import Ondine. Seamus Connell sold his 3rd prize junior heifer, Ballykeel Rosie an Imperial sired daughter out of Ballykeel Melody to R. Giles, Co. Tyrone for 1,200gns.
1 bull sold to a top of 3,600gns and an average of £3780. +£175 on Oct 2021
3 females sold to a top price of 2,300gns and an average of £1732.50
A huge thank you must go to the club members of Area 4 for arranging this event and co-ordinating the marketing and promotion of the sale, and the sale animals.
Judge: Niall Hunt, Templeboy, Co Sligo
1st CarrickView PaddyWelshman (Lot 1) – 3,600gns to Anne Morrison, Armoy, Co. Antrim
2nd Lower Bolie Rambo (Lot 2)
Senior heifer class
1st Lisnamaul Penny (Lot 5)
2nd Ballykeel Peggy (Lot 4)
Junior Heifer class
1st Drumlegagh Robyn (Lot 7) – 2,300gns to Ryan O’Neill, Hollyhill Salers, Co. Tyrone
2nd Lisnamaul Rachael (Lot 9) – 1,450gns to J. Clinton, Co. Donegal
3rd Ballykeel Rosie (Lot 8) – 1,200gns – R. Giles, Co. Tyrone