Show and Sale report October 26th 2019

The Irish Aubrac Cattle Society held its annual Show and Sale on Saturday 26th October in Tullamore Mart. There were 65 females on offer and 10 males. Top priced female was Ballintra Nesta from the herd of Mr John Walsh. She was champion in her class and overall champion on the day. She sold for €2700. Top priced male was Ashbrook Mason from the herd of Mr Michael Hanlon. He was champion in his class and he sold for €2850. 
There was a great crowd gathered for the sale and they were not disappointed with the quality of stock on sale. There was a 50% clearance for males and just under 50% clearance for the females. 
In Pedigree bull class the winners were1st- Ashbrook Mason, also champion bull on the day from the herd of Mr Michael Hanlon from Ballinrooney, Dring, Co Longford. 2nd- Turloughmore Notre Dame from the herd of Mr Kevin O Brien from Barnaboy, Turloughmore, Athenry, Co Galway. 3rd- Heatherfield Nigel from the herd of Mr Conor and Gerard O Donnell from Cran, Sheskinarone, Dungloe, Co Donegal. 
Pedigree weanling heifer class as follows 
1st-Ballintra Nicola from the famous Ballintra herd belonging to Mr John Walsh Ballintra Co Donegal. 2nd- Brown Hall Nadia from the herd of Mr Adam Kerrigan from Derries Ballintra Co Donegal. 3rd- Laheen Olive from the herd of Mr James Waugh from Laheen Cavangarden Ballyshannon Co Donegal. 
Pedigree  maiden Heifer class is as follows1st-Ballintra Nesta, also overall champion from the herd of Mr John Walsh Ballintra Co Donegal 2nd- Brown Hall Nevada from the herd of Mr Adam Kerrigan Derries Ballintra Co Donegal. 3rd- Ballintra Nixie from the herd of Mr John Walsh Ballintra Co Donegal. 
Pedigree Incalf Heifer class as follows1st-Ballintra Melissa from the herd of Mr  John Walsh Ballintra Co Donegal 2nd-Tipperary Laura from the herd of Mr James Bernard Ryan from Glengar Doon Co Limerick. 3rd- Heatherfield Martha from the herd of Mr Conor and Gerard O Donnell from Cran, Shedkinarone, Dungloe Co Donegal 
The Irish Aubrac Cattle Society would like to thank everyone who prepared stock for the sale and who helped on the day. We would like to also wish the people who bought stock the best of luck with them. 

Cow and calf

A smashing pair of Aubracs here, great bull calf by Shrubbywood Maverick. Born on the farm of Tomas McCahill, best of luck with them Tomas