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 1500gns to Oliver Keaskin, Seeorum, Co.Cavan. Male Champion Fairyglen Platinum a French sired Shearling from S&J Kerr sold for the top ram price on the day of 750gns to M Burleigh, Fermanagh. Other leading Shearling ram prices included – S&J Kerr 580, 550, D Tumelty 420gns, B Dickson 400gns, 380gns.

The top price ram lamb came from the Tullyvallen pen, Tullyvallen Real McCoy a March born lamb who was 1st in the Signet Recorded Class selling at 620gns.

Females were very much in demand with the Tullyvallen pen selling Gimmers at 1500gns, 580gns,380gns,280gns, Jayne Tannahill 400gns twice, A Wallace560gns,320gns.

Ewe Lambs enjoyed a flying trade, leading prices – George Knox 650gns,400gns,280gn, A Wallace 400gns,220gns, Jayne Tannahill 350gns

The Club would like to thank Alistair Sampson, VOLAC for their valued sponsorship. There will be another opportunity to purchase a Rouge ram at the Club Sale in Ballymena Livestock Market on Monday evening the 28th September.

Sale Averages – Shearling Rams 460gns, Ram Lambs 300gns, Gimmers 455gns, Ewe Lambs 400gns

Show Results –

Shearling Rams

1st S&J Kerr

2nd Bill Dickson

3rd A&B Wallace

Open Ram Lambs

1st AJ Graham

2nd AJ Graham

3rd George Knox

Signet Recorded Lambs

1st AJ Graham

2nd Jayne Tannahill

3rd AJ Graham

Shearling Ewes

1st AJ Graham

2nd AJ Graham

3rd Jayne Tannahill

Ewe Lambs

1st , 2nd & 3rd George Knox

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