THE Northern Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society recently held its Show & Sale at Rathfriland Mart.
Norman Robinson of the Ben-rafton flock was awarded the winning rosette from judge Jason Watson and went on to take the champion title with his Cairness Diamond Geezer sired lamb selling to 850gns. Jason and Joseph Trimble took reserve champion with their ram lamb selling for 560gns.
County Tyrone breeders Keith and Gordon McAdoo had success when their group of lambs took the winning rosettes.
Brian Dickson topped the shearling class going on to sell for 780gns.
The Suffolk sales action now moves west with sales in Newtownstewart on Friday, September 17, and Omagh, on Saturday, October 2.
Shearlings – Brian Dickson 780 & 700gns; Sean Burns 640gns.
Ram Lambs – Norman Robinson 850, 520, 480, 440gns; Ivan Porter 460 & 360gns; Anthony Patton 500, 420, 380, 360gns; James McCann 600 & 300gns; Jason & Joseph Trimble 560, 460, 400gns; Sean McArdle 700 & 380gns; Keith McAdoo 500, 460, 440gns; Mark Herron 500 & 460gns.