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    Limousin Bulls Peak at 3,200gns at Dungannon

The Annual BLCS April Sale of Limousin Bulls organised by the NI Limousin Club was held on 13th April 2007 at Dungannon Livestock Mart with two bulls topping the day’s trade at 3,200gns.
Show Champion, Stonecircle Anthony sold for 3,200 guineas
Show Champion, Stonecircle Anthony

At the same 3,200gns mark was the Intermediate Champion, Kendrom Arthur by Homebyres Oxton and out of a Broadmeadows Ainsi daughter, forward by David Kenwell of Dromore, Co Tyrone, when selling to the Loane Partnership of Letter in Fermanagh.

Mr P J Donnelly, from Ballygawley realised 2,700gns for his second prize winning Senior bull, Redergan Arnie by Mas Du Clo out of Carwin Slender, this animal going to Cloghey Dairy Farm, Newtownards while Tom and Alan Clyde of Antrim sold Millwater Apache, a Cloughhead Lord son out of a Millwater cow to Mr Tom Harrison of Portadown for 2,400gns and Henry McCracken of Ballywalter sold Seaview Apollo, a Ronick Hawk son out of a home bred Seaview cow to Mr Norman Bell from Cookstown for 2,000gns.

The Judge for the day was Mr Liam Muir from Orkney who was impressed by the quality of stock forward. His judging results were as follows:

Supreme Champion Stonecircle Anthony Messrs J & A Mallon
Reserve Supreme Champion Bogearg Aidan Mr S Cullinan
Senior Champion Bogearg Aidan Mr S Cullinan
Reserve Senior Champion Jalex Alex Mr J Alexander
Intermediate Champion Kendrom Arthur Mr D Kenwell
Reserve Intermediate Champion Hannas Attica Mr K McDonnell
Junior Champion Stonecircle Anthony Messrs J & A Mallon
Reserve Junior Champion Carmorn Bestie Mr C McAuley

Class One- Senior Bulls born 3rd May – 28th June 05
1st.   Mr S Cullinan  2nd Mr P J Donnelly 3rd Mr S Neale 4th Mr J Adams
Class 2 Senior Bulls born 2nd July 05 – 30 August 05
1st. Mr J Alexander 2nd Messrs T & A Clyde 3rd Mr P J Donnelly 4th Mr A Gault
Class 3 – Intermediate Bulls born 14th Sept 05 – 29th Oct 05
1st.  Mr D Kenwell  2nd Mr K McDonnell  3rd Mr M Conway  4th Mr H McCracken
Class 4 –Intermediate Bulls born 1st November 05 – 25th November 05
1st. Mr G N Martin  2nd   Mr J Wilson  3rd Mr Peter Smyth   4th Mr G McCague
Class 5 – Junior Bulls born 1st December 05 – 31st December 05
1st. Messrs J & S Mallon  2nd Messrs J & A Mallon   3rd Mr M Conway   4th Mr M Conway
Class 6 – Junior Bulls born 5th January 06 – 8th February 06
1st. Mr C McAuley  2nd  D G Green & Sons  3rd   Mr M Stewart  4th  D G Green & Sons. 

The Championship Prizes at the Show were generously sponsored by A W Ennis Farm Feeds.                       

19 bulls £1840

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