Red Hot Rouge at Dungannon 2011

Red Hot Rouge!

Friday 5th of August saw the twentieth annual Premier Sale of the Northern Ireland Rouge Club in Dungannon Farmers Market become a red hot trade! This sale was kindly sponsored by Volac.  Judge Sam Smyth, Randalstown, found his Champion in a Shearling ewe from the Sunrise flock of Pollock and Tannahill, Coleraine. Sunrise Kylie also stood 1st in her class at Balmoral this year, she sold for the top female price of the day 600gns to the Tullyvallen Flock of AJ Graham, Antrim.  Reserve Champion and Best of Opposite Sex went to a Shearling Ram from the Oldwood Flock of James Houston, Randalstown, selling for the top shearling price of 420gns.  Trade was bouyant with a high clearance rate owing to the overall good quality of the rams on offer. Top call of 850gns went to a February born lamb from the Kinsella flock of Graham and Knox, Crumlin.  Other top prices for ram lambs include, AJ Graham 540gns,360gns,320gns ,A&B Wallace 520gns,360gns,300gns, Pollock&Tannahill 480,400,380gns, Graham&Knox 320gns, Sam Bell 420gns,320gns,300gns, Moore Hamilton 300gns.  The N.I Rouge club will hold its next sale of Pedigree Rams and Females in Ballymena Livestock Market on Monday evening the 19th September, this will be another chance to add value to your flock in the 2012 lambing season

Averages – Shearling Rams (3) 370gns, Ram Lambs (24) 345gns, Shearling Ewes (11) 270gns, Ewe Lambs (6) 200gns

Show Results –

Shearling Rams                                                                                                 Ewe Lambs

1st James Houston, Olwood Flock                                              1stMoore Hamilton, Glengalliagh Flock

2nd James Houston, Olwood Flock                                             2nd A&B Wallace, Ruval Flock

3rd William Dickson, Moody Red Flock                                     3rd William Dickson, Moody Red Flock

Ram Lambs

1st Sam Bell, Mountida Flock

2nd Pollock & Tannahill,Sunrise Flock

3rd A & B Wallace, Ruval Flock

Signet Recorded Ram Lambs

1st,2nd,3rd AJ Graham, Tullyvallen Flock

Shearling Ewes

1st Pollock & Tannahill,Sunrise Flock

2nd AJ Graham, Tullyvallen Flock

3rdMoore Hamilton, Glengalliagh Flock