Charolais sold to a top of 4,800gns in Dungannon on Friday 14 November at the NI Club’s autumn show and sale. Event leader was Drumconnis Colossus, a 15 month old Doonally New son who earlier on had been awarded the junior championship for John McGrath, Dromore. The buyer was Vivian McGee, Dungannon.
Junior champion, Drumconnis Colossus sold for 4,800gns
A bid of 3,900gns from Hugh Lennox, Magherafelt secured the senior male and overall supreme champion from Patterson Stewart, Omagh. Another Doonally New son, the 19 month old Castlenure Cody was out of a homebred cow by Roundhill Rocky.
Next at 3,800gns was the reserve junior champion, Tonaghmore Charles, a 16 month old Crannon Vincent son and out of a Chanterhill bred dam, from Harold Crawford, Fintona to Martin Donaghy, Dungannon.
William Nelson, Rosslea carried off the reserve supreme championship with yet another Doonally New son, this time Drumacritten Clementine. A May 2007 born entry, out of a homebred dam by Blelack Leopold, he came under the hammer sold for 3,300gns to Andrew Gault, Ballyclare.
Two entries shared a 2,600gns price tag. First to go was the first class prize winner, Corbally Crackerjack from M Tumelty, Downpatrick to Jonathan Adams, Magherafelt. This March 2007 born entry was by Oldstone Egbert, and out of a Moorlough Palo sired dam. The second 2,600gns bid went to C and K Marshall’s (Ahoghill), Crosskeys Cashflow, a 14 month old youngster by Doonally New and out of a homebred dam by Oldstone Egbert. The buyer was M McNeill, Cushendall.
Dunmore Callum, a 20 month old Goldstar Vladamir son from Derek Campton, Cookstown secured a 2,300gns bid from J McDonnell, Antrim, while later on in the day a second 2,300gns for Mountjoy Crusader, a June 2007 born Tullygarley Superman son and out of a homebred cow by Standsted Gladiator. The buyer was P Mullan, Garvagh.
Averages: 33 bulls £2,142.00
Auctioneers: Dungannon Farmers Mart
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