Northern Ireland Club

Champion: Mullaglass Hector

Champion: Mullaglass Hector

N.I. Beef Shorthorn Club held their Spring Show & Sale in Ballymena Mart on Friday 25th March. Bulls sold to a top price of 2800gns for 1st prize winner Castlemount Arthur from D.D McDowell, Newtownards to A. Boyd, Cloughmills. 2150gns was paid to Messers E & D McNulty, Enniskillen for a 2nd prize white bull going to Ivan Rea, Newtownabbey.

Champion of the Show Mullaglass Hector, a 2 year old dark roan from Richard Henning, Newry sold for 2000gns to J. Baird, Islandmagee.

Reserve Champion: Castlemount Harry

Reserve Champion: Castlemount Harry

Reserve Champion Castlemount Harry from J&S Martin, Newtownards sold at 1600gns to A. Boyd, Cloughmills.

Females topped at 1400gns for 11 months old Castlemount Dice Fanta selling to Miss Alexandra MaCauley, Downpatrick. Jim Hamilton, Cookstown sold a batch of 40 Shorthorn cross heifers and bullocks to £1060. Results from the judging are:

Heifer in Calf
1st Duncan McDowell - Castlemount Dice Anita

Maiden Heifers
1st James McConaghie - Stolan Josephine
2nd James McConaghie - Stolan Julia
3rd James McConaghie - Stolan Joanna

Bull Born on or before 30th June 2014
1st Richard Henning - Mullaglass Hector
2nd James & Sam Martin - Castlemount Harry

Bull Born on or after 1st July 2014
1st Duncan McDowell - Castlemount Arthur
2nd Damien & Emmet McNulty - Gillaroo Jack The Lad
3rd Richard Henderson - Croft Harry

Commercial Females
1st Jim Hamilton
2nd Jim Hamilton
3rd Jim Hamilton

Commercial Males (Born in 2014)
1st James Barr
2nd James Barr

Commercial Males (Born in 2015)
1st Jim Hamilton
2nd Jim Hamilton
3rd James McConaghie

The Club would like to thank Mr Sam Coleman for giving up his time to judge our show and Ballymena Mart for hosting our event.