Armoy Rams and Females Sale Reports

Armoy Rams and Females

13th October 2018


Mr Dominic McCrystal, Drummuck

Kindly Sponsored by Alistair Sampson, VOLAC

The Northern Ireland Bluefaced Leicester Breeders enjoyed another steady trade at the annual sale in Armoy Market. Robert Loughridge, Orravale topped the sale at 1220 gns for his K24 shearling by H10 Alwinton selling to John McAuley.

Following on from his success last year, Alister Christie, The Fields was awarded Overall Champion with his 1st prize ram lamb, L12 a J1 Carryhouse son selling at 800 gns to Hugh Crawford, Carnalbana. Eoin Loughran, Hill Top Farm, judged the event and also awarded Alister 1st prize in the shearling section, with another J1 Carryhouse son, also selling for 800gns. Eamon Harkin, Moneygran, topped the lamb section for L4 sired by K11 Old Hemley, selling to Eamon McCormick. Daniel McKee, Rockside, received 1000 gns for his ram lamb sired by K1 Lunesdale finding a new home with Martin Kelly, Limavady. Declan McKillip, Giants Causeway was awarded reserve champion with his 1st prize ewe lamb.

Shearling Rams

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name
1st Shearling Rams A Christie The Fields
2nd Shearling Rams C Butler Glenmarkeeran
3rd Shearling Rams M Kelly Freehall
4th Shearling Rams R Loughridge Orravale

Ram Lambs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name
1st Ram Lambs A Christie The Fields
2nd Ram Lambs A Butler Rowan Tree
3rd Ram Lambs H Henry Starbog
4th Ram Lambs E Harkin Moneygran


Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name
1st Females A & D McKillop Giants Causeway
2nd Females E McKeegan Glenane
3rd Females E McKeegan Glenane
4th Females J Harkin J & S

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall Champion A Christie Ram Lamb
Reserve Champion A & D McKillop Ewe Lamb


L12 The Fields overall Champion

Female Champion Reserve overall

L1 Rockside 1000gns

L4 Moneygran 1050gns

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