Armoy Ram & Female Sale Sale Reports

Armoy Ram & Female Sale

12th October 2019


K McGrath, Caoramor

Kindly Sponsored by Alistair Sampson, VOLAC

The annual sale of Bluefaced Leicester sheep was held in Armoy Mart and resulted in a slightly disappointing trade.

V & C Butler, Glenmakeeran topped the sale at 920 gns sired by J1 Midlock selling to L & M Blaney Ballymena. V & C Butler also received 780 gns for another shearling, this one by J6 Edlingham. Ian Montgomery, Misty Burn topped the ram section at 880 gns for the presale champion judged by Kieran McGrath sired by Farden Popeye selling to Trevor Butler, Ballycastle. Brendan McElhennon, Slievegallion received 780 gns sired by K3 Kirkby Redgate. Declan McKillop, Giants Causeway received 700 gns twice both by K1 Tievebuaile Farm. Ian Montgomery topped the ewe lamb sale at 500 gns for another by Farden Popeye.

Shearling Rams

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Shearling Rams C Butler Glenmakeeran 64
2nd Shearling Rams Michelle Wright Mullaghwee 13
3rd Shearling Rams E Harkin Moneygran 50
4th Shearling Rams R Loughridge Orravale 17

Ram Lambs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Ram Lambs I Montgomery Mistyburn 173
2nd Ram Lambs J Adams & Sons Holmview 132
3rd Ram Lambs A & D McKillop Giants Causeway 183
4th Ram Lambs Michelle Wright Mullaghwee 156

Ewe Lambs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Ewe Lambs A & D McKillop Giants Causeway 253
2nd Ewe Lambs I Montgomery Mistyburn 274
3rd Ewe Lambs B McElhennon Slievegallion Blues 258
4th Ewe Lambs E McKeegan Glenane 265

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall & Male Champion I Montgomery Ram Lamb
Reserve Overall & Reserve Male Champion C Butler Shearling Ram
Female Champion A & D McKillop Ewe Lamb
Reserve Female Champion I Montgomery Ewe Lamb


Armoy Champion 2019

Reserve Champion 500gns L7 Glenmakeeran

Top Price 920gns Shearling L1 Glenmakeeran

M7 Slievegallion 780gns

1st prize ewe lamb. 280gns M39 Giants Causeway

700gns Giants Causeway

620gns Holmview

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