Ballymena Female Sale Sale Reports

Ballymena Female Sale

14th January 2019


Tom Staunton, Mask View

The annual Bluefaced Leicester female sale was again held in Ballymena Market. Tom Staunton, Maskview, made the long journey from Mayo to judge the event this year. Tom found his Champion in the pen of first time exhibitors James and Jason Mills, Ballytober with their first prize ewe lamb, a strong, sharp, ewe lamb sired by J7 Hamildean, a 10K purchase in Kelso. The dam being an E1 Hewgill daughter, it later topped the sale at 1600gns, purchased by Kieran McFadden, Co Antrim.

Reserve Champion went to the second prize ewe lamb exhibited by J Adams & Sons, Holmview, a full sister to last year’s Champion, by J1 Carry House, selling to 1300 gns and purchased by Eamonn Harkin, Moneygran.

Topping the inlamb section was again J Adams & Sons with their first prize gimmer, an H1 Cottage daughter carrying twins to J1 Carry House selling at 980 gns to Jonathan Loughery, Gortnarney.

Aged Ewes

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Aged Ewes J Adams & Sons Holmview 131
2nd Aged Ewes J Adams & Sons Holmview 132
3rd Aged Ewes A Christie The Fields 118


Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Gimmers J Adams & Sons Holmview 129
2nd Gimmers Robt Mulligan Brague 103
3rd Gimmers Robt Mulligan Brague 104
4th Gimmers T Wray Knockstacken 126

Ewe Hoggs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Ewe Hoggs J Mills Ballytober 127
2nd Ewe Hoggs J Adams & Sons Holmview 133
3rd Ewe Hoggs Michelle Wright Mullaghwee 115
4th Ewe Hoggs G & J Loughery Temain 110

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall Champion J Mills Ewe Hogg
Reserve Overall Champion J Adams & Sons Ewe Hogg


champion 1600gns s

res champion 1300gns s

Champion & Res & Judge s

1st prize inlamb gimmer 980gns s

1st prize ewe lamb s

Ewe lamb class s

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