Dungannon – 31 August

31st August 2020


Successful Beltex Bank Holiday sale at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart

No show but plenty of interest and a good sale at the Irish Beltex Sheep Breeders Club Bank Holiday sale at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart.


Bodoney Eldorado ET, 1200gns

Top price on the day was 1200gns paid for Lot 71, Trillick-based Andrew and Jamie McCutcheon’s Bodoney Eldorado ET, a Shearling Ewe. The buyer was Declan Robinson from Letterkenny, County Donegal. Sired by Matt’s Defender ET the Dam was Orkney Wonder Girl ET.


Lagyveigh Enchanting, 520gns

This was followed by 520gns paid for Lot 65, Glenarm-based Hugh O’Neill’s Shearling Ewe, Lagyveigh Enchanting with Charles Keys from Fivemiletown placing the winning bid. Lagyveagh Enchanting was sired by Munreary Concord ET and is out of Lagyveagh Ciara.


Derryouge Enrique, 1000gns

Top price Shearling Ram was Lot 38, Derryouge Enrique from husband and wife team, Edward and Shirlee Nicholson, Kilkeel – 1000gns paid by David Heron, Killinchy. Derryouge Enrique was sired by Artnagullion Brass Balls ET while the dam is a home-bred, ewe, Derryouge Crumpet. Edward and Shirlee had further success in the Shearling Rams sale with Lot 39, Derryouge Eeyore, purchased by Stephen Reilly from Roscommon for 700gns. Sired by Artnagullion Brass Balls ET the Dam is Derryouge Woo Woo.

A figure of 700gns was also achieved by the Nicholson’s for Lot 36, Derryouge Elliott. Purchased by James Paisley from Donaghmore, Dungannon this Shearling Ram was sired by Artnagullion Brass Balls ET and is out of Derryouge Apple of My Eye.


Matt’s Eventually, 900gns

Also in the Shearling Rams Matthew Burleigh from Kinawley, County Fermanagh, achieved 900gns for Lot 28, Matt’s Eventually. Purchaser was Alan Moore from Ballygawley, County Tyrone. The sire for Matt’s Eventually is Kingledores Drake ET while the Dam is Tweeddale Camilla.

Meanwhile, the McCutcheon’s also had success in this class with Lot 7, Bodoney Exterminator, a Shearling Ram selling to Alan Moore from Ballygawley, County Tyrone for 680gns.


Munreary Ferdinand, 620gns

Patrick Brolly, Munreary Flock, Claudy, took top price in the Ram Lambs with 620gns paid by S & P Clarke, Lisburn for Lot 54, Munreary Ferdinand. This well-proportioned lamb was sired by Faughhill Detroit and is out of Dergview ET.


Bodoney Freddie ET, 580gns

Next highest price in the Ram Lamb class was 580gns paid for Lot 50, Andrew and Jamie McCutcheon’s Bodoney Freddie ET. The buyer was Charles Keys from Fivemiletown. This shapely lamb was sired by Kingledores Edmund ET with the Dam being Orkney Wonder Girl ET.

A total of 73 MV Accredited and Scrapie Monitored Pedigree Sheep were listed for sale on the day.

A big thank-you to everyone who attended and took part in the sale.

Also a big- thank-you to Dungannon Farmers’ Mart for the efficient manor in which the sale was handled during these challenging times.

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