Ballymena – 14 September

4th September 2020


A total of 21 sheep went under the hammer at the Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club Ballymena evening sale with the top price on the night being 500gns for Lot 16, Glenview Ernie, a shearling ram from Omagh-based Sean Daly. A twin, Glenview Ernie, which was purchased by John Hunter from Glenarm, was sired by Sheephaven Casanova and is out of Glenview Claregate.


Glenview Ding-Dong 400gns


Sean Daly also had the top-priced aged ram on the night, 400gns paid for Lot 2, Glenview Ding-Dong. This strong ram was purchased by Martin McKillop, Loughgiel, Ballymena. Again sired by Sheephaven Casanova the dam was a home-reared ewe, Glenview Bubble.

Also going for 400gns was Lot 3, Ashley Ed, a shearling ram from Banbridge-based Allen and Vicky McFadden. Purchased by F McEldowney from Draperstown, this well-shaped shearling dam was sired by Artnagullen Worzel ET and out of a Van’t Hoveke ewe.


Lagyveagh Euston, 400gns


Lagyveagh Euston, Lot 8, a shearling ram from Glenarm-based Hugh O’Neill also made 400gns. Purchased by M. Moffett from Broughshane, Lagyveagh Euston was sired by Laghyveagh Moonshine with the dam, Lagyveagh Candle.


Lagyveagh Erica, 320gns


Top-priced shearling ewe was Lot 18, Lagyveagh Erica from Hugh O’Neill – purchased by B McLean from Tobermore, for 320gns. The sire is Munreary Concord ET and the dam Lagyveagh Amber.

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