Dungannon Simmentals top at 2800gns

Topping the sale of Simmentals at Dungannon last week was a 2800gns bid for August 2009-born Camus August from Joe and May Campbell, Strabane. This one is by Newborough Envoy, and is out of a dam by Brinkton Brilliant. He sold to E McKee, Downpatrick, with a TSI of +19.

2800gns bull.jpgThen selling at 2400gns was Killynure Actionman from Raymond Porter. This Omorga Murray son is out of a homebred dam by Killynure Jon Jon and sold with a TSI of +19 to Adrian Richardson for the Cleenagh herd. Maguiresbridge.

2400gns bull.jpgMaking their selling debut at Dungannon were new breeders Cathal Murphy and Sean Doonan, Enniskillen. Their bull Clonmolly Attrition sold at 2200gns to Jim Hamilton, Rock. This is a June 2009-born Dripsey Super King and is out of an Omorga Murray daughter.

Top in the females was a 1550gns bid for Rehall Amanda, a yearling heifer from William and Keith Stubbs, Irvinestown. She is by Hockenhull Maverick and is out of a Omorga Regan daughter. She sold to G Morris, Omagh.

1550gns heifer.jpgClose behind at 1500gns was Owenskerry Winnie, a Dripsey Super King daughter from Brian and Linda Cowan. This is ut of a Towerhill Nathan daughter and sold to new breeder Chrs Traynor, Armagh.

Also trading at 1500gns was Cleenagh Amy from Adrian Richardson. This one is by Omorga Regan and bred from a Crailing Barrister daughter. She was bought by D Kinnear, Ballyclare. Her twin sister Cleenagh Anglea sold at 1200gns to Stephen Maguire, Congo.

Averages; six bulls £2275, eight heifers £1345 (Dungannon Farmers Mart).