Armoy Ram & Female Sale Sale Reports

Armoy Ram & Female Sale

7th October 2017


Mr W Bell, Dappledale

The Northern Ireland Bluefaced Leicester breeders enjoyed another flying trade at their annual sale in Armoy Market. Alister Christie, The Fields flock enjoyed a very successful day, both in the sale ring and the show ring. He was awarded Overall Champion with his 1st prize ram lamb K2, sired by J1 Carryhouse selling for the joint top price of 1200 gns to Trevor Butler, Ballycastle. Alister followed on with two further sales at 1100 gns for a V10 Todhills son selling to Michelle Wright and 1000 gns for a G1 Nunscleugh son.

William Bell, Dappledale judged the event and found his Reserve Champion from the flock of B Blaney, Tievebuaile Farm with their 1st prize ewe lamb bred by H1 Tievebuaile selling to Trevor Butler, Ballycastle for 700 gns.

Robert Loughridge, Orravale topped the shearlings at 1200 gns for his first prize shearling J30 by H10 Alwinton which was purchased by Arnold Douglas, Limavady.

Ian Montgomery, Misty Burn also received 1000 gns for his ram lamb K1 sired by J1 Misty Burn which found a new home with A & J Murphy Torr. Alastair Sampson Volac again very kindly sponsored the event.

Shearling Rams

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name
1st Shearling Rams R Loughridge Orravale
2nd Shearling Rams E Harkin Moneygran
3rd Shearling Rams R Loughridge Orravale
4th Shearling Rams Miss M Wright Mullaghwee

Ram Lambs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name
1st Ram Lambs A Christie The Fields
2nd Ram Lambs S Laverty Orra View
3rd Ram Lambs S Laverty Orra View
4th Ram Lambs I Montgomery Mistyburn


Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Females B Blaney Tievebuaile Farm Ewe lamb
2nd Females B Blaney Tievebuaile Farm Ewe Lamb
3rd Females E McKeegan Glenane Ewe Lamb
4th Females C Butler Glenmakeeran Ewe Lamb

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall Champion & Male Champion A Christie Ram Lamb
Res. Overall Champion & Res. Male Champion R Loughridge Shearling Ram
Female Champion B Blaney Ewe Lamb
Res. Female Champion B Blaney 2nd Prize Ewe Lamb


K2 The Fields Overall Champion 1200gns

Reserve Champion Ewe Lamb Tievebuaile Farm 700gns

J30 Orravale 1200gns

K4 The Fields 1100gns

K1 Mistyburn 1000gns

K3 The Fields 1000gns

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