AIKENS TOP DUNGANNON LIMOUSIN SALE

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A red ticket winner from the Carnew herd of Jonathan & Jeremy Aiken, Dromara topped the sales prices at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s  Autumn Show and Sale staged at Dungannon Mart on October 21st.

Carnew Lexus is a son of the popular Plumtree Deus, out of a Haltcliffe Vermount sired dam. This February 2015 born entry sold for 2900 guineas.

Judge for the day was Trevor Shortt, who is well known in pedigree and commercial circles throughout the UK and Ireland. He selected as his overall Champion Pointhouse Leonard from M Diamond, Garvagh. Ampertaine Foreman was behind this well-made bull who changed hands at 2800 guineas.

There was sound demand for the heifers on offer with the Aiken boys back in the lead prices realising 1900 guineas for Carnew Lexie. This was a daughter of the noted Lynderg Hero.

Chasing this at 1800 guineas was a youngster from CH Murray, Cullyhanna. Annadale Lhelen was born in November last year and is sired by Ronick Hawk.

Auctioneers: Dungannon Farmers Mart.

Pointhouse Leonardo, Supreme Champion
Pointhouse Leonardo, Supreme Champion
Carronglen Lazarus, Senior Champion
Carronglen Lazarus, Senior Champion
Castlerock Larry, Junior Champion
Castlerock Larry, Junior Champion

Judging results

  • Supreme & Intermediate Champion                          M Diamond                        Pointhouse Leonardo
  • Senior Champion                                                           M O Dillon                          Carronglen Lazarus
  • Junior Champion                                                            Miss L Savage                    Castlerock Larry
  • Female Champion                                                         G Clarke                              Grenville Linda

Class one:

  • 1st          M O Dillon                          CARRONGLEN LAZARUS
  • 2nd        T & C O’Reilley                  FAIRGREEN LUCKY
  • 3rd         PG O’Kane & Son              NEWFERRY LARRY

Class Two:

  • 1st          J & J Aiken                          CARNEW LEXUS
  • 2nd        IN Davidson                       BALLYRICKARD LAD
  • 3rd         H & L Muckian                   COOLEYKID LEO

Class Three:

  • 1st          M Diamond                        POINTHOUSE LEONARDO
  • 2nd        M Conway                          CRAIGATOKE LENNOX
  • 3rd         Owen Casey                       CASEY LEO

Class Four:

  • 1st          M Loughran                       MILLGATE LEWIS
  • 2nd        T & C O’Reilley                  FAIRGREEN LEON
  • 3rd         CH Murray                          ANNADALE LIGHTNING

Class Five:

  • 1st          Miss L Savage                    CASTLEROCK LARRY
  • 2nd        J & J Aiken                          CARNEW LINESMAN
  • 3rd         IN Davidson                       BALLYRICKARD LEROY

Class Six:

  • 1st          SJ Hanna                             HANNAVALE LARRY

Class seven:

  • 1st          J & J Aiken                          CARNEW LILY
  • 2nd        J & J Aiken                          CARNEW LEXIE
  • 3rd         J & J Aiken                          CARNEW LULU

Class eight:

  • 1st          G Clarke                              GRENVILLE LINDA
  • 2nd        RAG Savage                       AGHADOLGAN LIPGLOSS
  • 3rd         CH Murray                          ANNADALE LHELEN

Kindly sponsored by The Ulster Bank & Norbrook.