Done­gal Aubracs dom­i­nate

Irish Independent - Farming - - PEDIGREE AND SALES -

EN­TRIES flowed from 10 coun­ties, stretch­ing from Done­gal to Lim­er­ick and Wick­low to Gal­way, to com­pete for the rosettes at the Ir­ish Aubrac Cat­tle So­ci­ety Show and Sale at GVM Mart in Tul­lam­ore on Satur­day.

Done­gal Aubracs dom­i­nated the awards, win­ning both Cham­pion and Re­serve Cham­pion sashes, closely fol­lowed by West­meath, while en­tries from Gal­way, Lim­er­ick and Of­faly tied for the third po­si­tion.

Pedi­gree Regis­tered In-calf Cow 1.

Fran­cis Dono­hoe, John­stown, Collinstown, Mullingar, Co West­meath

Shane & Joanne Bow­ers, Shrub­by­wood, Coole, Co West­meath

Julie & Eu­gene Lynch, Kil­bri­cle Hse, Abbey­lara, Co Long­ford

2. 3. Pedi­gree Regis­tered Spring­ing Heifer

John Walsh, Rock­hill, Ballintra, Co Done­gal

James Bernard Ryan, Glen­gar, Doon, Co Lim­er­ick

Shane & Joanne Bow­ers, Shrub­by­wood, Coole, Co West­meath

2. 3. Pedi­gree Regis­tered Heifer Calf 1.

Kevin O’Brien, Barn­aboy, Tur­lough­more, Athenry, Co Gal­way

Joseph Mul­downey, Bog Road, Por­tar­ling­ton, Co Of­faly

Wil­liam P Walsh, Lis­minton, Ballintra, Co Done­gal

2. 3. Pedi­gree Regis­tered Maiden Heifers 1.

John Walsh, Rock­hill, Ballintra, Co Done­gal

John Walsh, Rock­hill, Ballintra, Co Done­gal

Joseph Mul­downey, Bog Road, Por­tar­ling­ton, Co Of­faly

2. 3. Pedi­gree Regis­tered Bull 1.

Fran­cis But­ler, Cul­vin Streete, Co West­meath

Kevin O’Brien, Barn­aboy, Tur­lough­more, Co Gal­way

James Bernard Ryan , Glen­gar, Doon, Co Lim­er­ick

2. 3.

Sea­mus Nealon (9) and his sis­ter Kate (7) with two calves ex­hib­ited by Wil­liam Walsh, Ballintra, Co Done­gal, one of which sold for the high­est price of €1,800

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