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British Blonde Bull Tops Moira Sale at 4500gns

The Spring Show of British Blonde Males & Females at The Pedigree Sales Arena, Moira on Friday 9th April brought out a great crowd of buyers and onlookers and met a fine trade.

The Champion Seaview Dagger made 4500gns

Seaview Dagger

The event was kindly sponsored by The Northern Bank, with John Henning being on hand to present the rosettes and prizes.

Judge for the day was Ian Irwin from the Erneroyal herd at Ballinamallard. He chose his champion bull from the Seaview herd of Gerard Stranney which topped the sale at 4,500gns and was purchased for the Gledney herd by Mark Savage. Reserve Champion was chosen from Colin Todd’s Pinehill herd and was bought by David Hyde, Newtownhamilton.

Female champion was bred by Norman McKnight from the Silverwood herd at Newry and was sold to Gerard Devlin, Randalstown with the reserve female owned by H & S Griffin finding its new home in Tassagh Armagh in Brian McKernan’s herd.

Leading prices:

Gerard Stranney - Seaview Dagger - 4500gns
Dermot McCusker - Classic Eamon - 3200gns
Colin Todd - Pinehill Dynamo - 3000gns
Norman McKnight - Silverwood Dodi - 3000gns

MR Rodgers & Son - Hillhead Daffodil - 2100gns
Ivan Campbell - Diamond Debbie - 2000gns
Norman McKnight - Silverwood Dolly - 2000gns
M R Rodgers - Hillhead Dora - 1900gns

Auctioneers were R A Noble & Co, Clogher, Tel 028855 48242

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