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Spring Sale Report 2014

Our Spring Sale took place in Roscommon Mart on Saturday April 5th

similar to a lot of Pedigree sales this spring. There was a less than 50% clearance on the day, but with

a noted increase in interest from Northern buyers, which has been the trend this Spring at a lot of

2014. It was a very tough trade.

The Champion Male Clashagad Maddison was bred by Phil & Pat Sheedy, Roscrea, he was sold for

€2000 to a Northern Ireland buyer. Maddison is an Uppermill Maddison son out of a Buffalo Lake

Blockbuster cow. The Reserve Champion bull was Lismacool Jobe bred by Padraig Flanagan, Elphin.

Jobe is a Creaga Dice son out of a Cabragh Stephen cow. He remained unsold on the day.

Spring Sale Champion Male 2014

Spring Sale Champion Male 2014

The Champion Female Jackie Kate was bred by the Heneghan Brothers John & James from

Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon. She was sold to a Beef Shorthorn breeder from Cork for €2250. Kate

was a Sliabhbui Prince daughter out of a Tullagower Peter cow. The Heneghan Brothers also bred

the Reserve Champion Female on the day Jackie April. April was sold to a Northern Ireland buyer for


Spring Sale Champion Female 2014

Spring Sale Champion Female 2014

On the day over 80% of the bulls sold went for Export to Northern Ireland.