Summer Show Success for Glenkeen Flock

The Glenkeen flock have had a busy Summer, winning a number of prizes in both pedigree and commercial competitions across Northern Ireland.   1st place shearling ram RUAS Balmoral 2nd  Reserve To Champion RUAS Balmoral (Shearling ram) Reserve Champion Ballymoney (shearling ram) Reserve Champion Armagh any other breed class with Rouge ram. Reserve Champion Omagh […]

Red Ladies Day at Rouge Sale

The NI Rouge Club enjoyed a near total clearance at their Premier Sale in Dungannon on Friday 28th August. Sale leader came in the form of Tullyvallen Patsy a Kinsella Kit Kat daughter from AJ Graham Antrim who was Female and Overall Champion at the pre- sale show, judged by Wade McCrabbe, she sold at […]

Carlisle Sale Report

Sale Averages Shearling Rams £501.38 Ram Lambs £484.80 Shearling Gimmers £460.69 Ewe Lambs £397.83   Top priced Female was the Female and overall Champion lot 1503 from M Graham. She sold for 1800gns to O Keaskin, County Cavan, Eire. Top Priced Ram Lamb was the Reserve Male Champion lot 1594 from J Houston. He sold for 800gns […]

Flock Focus July 2015

Glenkeen, JFH, EST 2014, John Harbinson, Limavady, Northern Ireland, The Glenkeen Rouge flock was founded only last year, it is run alongside our pedigree flocks of Beltex and Dorsets as well as our commercial cattle as part of Glenkeen Livestock, Our main objective at Glenkeen is to produce top quality lambs for slaughter and we […]

NI Rouge Club Fat Lamb Competition Jul 2015

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 […]

Flock Focus June 2015

Sunrise Flock – JMP – Jayne Tannahill, Coleraine, Northern Ireland The flock was founded in 2002 with the purchase of 2 ewe lambs from the Stewart’s Flock of John Stewart, followed the next year with a number of Stewart Gimmers and two gimmers from the Tullyvallen Flock of AJ Graham. Another influential female came in […]

Flock Focus May 2015

Mundy Meatloaf (JMM M028) sold privately to Percy Tait’s Knighton Flock The Munday flock (JMM) from Jeremy Metianu and Sally Aspital of Ashford, Kent was established in the autumn of 1989 with the purchase, at Banbury, of 2 ewe lambs, 1 from the Grahams flock and the other from the Raglan flock, and a Peasley […]

Flock Focus March 2015

Tullyvallen Lord of the Ring, Overall Champion Carlisle Breed Society Sale 2012 The Tullyvallen Flock from A J Graham, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Flock Code MAG The Tullyvallen flock of pedigree Rouge was established in 1992 after we admired the qualities of the breed and developed an interest through helping Alison’s uncle and aunt, John […]

Flock Focus February 2015

The Kinsella Flock from George Knox, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland Flock Code JIG After using British Rouge rams on commercial ewes from 1992 the Kinsella flock was founded in 2002 after the opportunity arose to purchase the entire Camus flock from Joe Campbell. A few select females were also purchased from the Glengalliagh and Bennachie […]

Flock Focus Jan 2015

A new feature to the website will be a look at members’ Rouge flocks. We will start with our Chairman Pat Imlah. If you would like to feature in the future please contact us at The Bennachie Flock. Flock code AGA A couple of gimmers out with Flo. He was purchased as a lamb from Belgium, he only had a […]