Jacksons Butchers purchase top Rouge X Pen at Fat Lamb Competition
The NI Rouge Club held their Fat Lamb Show and Sale in Ballymena Livestock Market at the weekly sale on Wednesday 8th July. Judge for the competition was Mr Sam Carmichael who had twelve pens of (3) Rouge x lambs to judge. John and Fergus Harbinson received 1st and 2nd place for their pens of Rouge x Beltex selling in the ring at 22.5kg £89 (395) for 1st prize pen, buyer Jackson Butchers, Ballynure. The Harbinson’s 2nd prize pen sold at 21.5kg £85 (395) to K.Black Strabane. Simpson and Calvin, Ballymoney sold their 3rd prize pen of Rouge x Texel 24kg £75.50 (314) to Ballymena Meats. Pollock & Tannahill, Coleraine sold their unplaced pen of Rouge x Beltex 20kg £69.50 (347) to K.Black Strabane. The NI Rouge Club would like to thank Sam Carmichael for his time coming along to judge and thanks also to BallymenaLivestock Market and the buyers.