Aberdeen-Angus leads Carrick trade at €3600
The autumn multi-breed bull and heifer sales took place at Carrick-on-Shannon over the weekend, with the Aberdeen-Angus breed dominating the top prices.
Sale leader in the Aberdeen-Angus offering came from Henry Dudley, Templemore, Co. Tipperary, with Killea Pinky Pie M009, which sold for €3600. This December 2012-born heifer is by Mogeely Joe and was scanned in calf to the new AI bull Beryl Jamie.
James Glynn, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, took home €3500 for his 18-month old Mount Murray Rob P622. This bull is by the popular AI sire Friarstown Ideal Pete K202 and is out of Gigginstown House Rosie F360.
Next up was Stanley Scanlon, Ballymote, Co Sligo, who sold his April 2014-born bull Kilmorgan Russell P436 for €2700.