THE Antrim Suffolk sheep breeders held their annual show and sale at Ballymena Livestock mart on Monday evening, October 8. The event was kindly sponsored by United Feeds. Class prizes as follows:
Shearling Ram: 1, and Reserve Champion: Brian McVicker, Bushmills, 2, Rodney Blair, Ballymoney.
Ram Lamb: 1, and Champion: W R Blair, Ballymoney, 2, John H Hegarty, Ballymoney, 3, Brian McVicker, 4, WR Blair.
Pair of ram lambs: 1, John H Hegarty, 2, W R Blair, 3,Andrew McNeilly, Randalstown.
Leading prices: Brian McVicker shearling 750gns, 750gns, 700gns, Alastair Gault, Newtownabbey ram lamb 700gns, Rodney Blair shearling 650gns, ram lamb 600 and 550gns, J H Hegarty ram lamb 580, 550, 520 and 500gns, A Gault shearling 580gns, Brian McVicker ram lambs 550, 520 and 500gns, Jos Adams, Glarryford ram lamb 520gns, W B Johnston, Ligoniel ram lamb 420gns, Andrew McNeilly 2 ram lambs at 400gns.