Thompson takes Suffolk lamb award

SUFFOLK LAMBS RI Farm
WINNER: First prize winning Suffolk crossed lambs from Graham Thompson.

GRAHAM Thompson, Bushmills, took top honours at the annual spring lamb competition organised by the Northern Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society.

The competition was held at Ballymena Livestock Market and was once again this year generously sponsored and judged by Sam Carmichael of McKee’s Butchers, Maghera.

Graham took first in the Suffolk cross class with an excellent pair of lambs with Alastair Kerr, Ballymena taking second and third.

Lambs peaked at £4.782 per kg and prize winning pens averaged £4.535 per kg.

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