Springhill leads Dungannon Female sale at 2400gns

The sale of females at Dungannon saw ewe lambs in high demand with a top price of 2400gns from Graham Fosters Springhill flock based in Ardstraw, Newtownstewart.

Lot 81 Springhill 22WLK06498 top price female at 2400gns

Springhill 22WLK06498 is by Boyo Walk This Way a Vancouver son and is out of Boyo Whitney purchased as a ewe lamb from Dave Roberts. This lamb started the showing season off by winning first prize ewe lamb at Balmoral show 2022. This one will head down south to Co Cork, southern Ireland with Mr James Walsh.

Selling for 2000gns also from Graham Fosters pen was Springhill 22WLK006506. ET sister to Springhill Aston Martin and first prize ram lamb at Balmoral 2022. Dam is an ET sister to Springhill Vixen. Sinead Brophy took her home south to Co Carlow, Southern Ireland.  

Lot 84 Springhill 22WLK06506 selling for 2000gns

Next up another ewe lamb from Springhill pen which sold for 1600gns. Springhill 22WLK06497 is by Gwyndy Whizz Kid and out of Lisfuncheon ewe. This one will head to Co Galway Southern Ireland with Mr Sean Naughton.  

Lot 90 Springhill 22WLK06497

Another lamb sired by Gwyndy Whizz Kid this time out of a homebred Springhill ewe. Taking this one home for 1350gns was Mr James Reid, Co Antrim.

lot 82 Springhill 22WLK06450 selling for 1350gns.

Taking the top price of David Cromie’s Millhaven pen at 940gns was Millhaven 22XEF01961, by Arbryn Viper and out of a Rockvilla ewe. This one is heading to the Netherlands for Harry De Vliegher.

lot 43 Millhaven 22XEF01961 selling for 940gns

Selling females from their Beechview flock were Messrs G & J Booth travelling from Stewartstown selling a January born ewe lamb, out of Riverdale Victor and a homebred Beechview ewe. Taking this one home for 920gns was Mr Wesley Cousins from Co Tyrone.

lot 76 Beechview 22PQ00524 selling for 920gns

In lamb Shearling Ewes

Leading the trade with the in-lamb shearling ewes was a ewe from William McAllister’s Artnagullion flock. Taking top price for shearlings at 1650gns Artnagullion 21ZGQ04535 is by Loanhead Upperclass and a Artnagullion ewe. Having been scanned twins to Rockdale Vespasian, Mr Richard Powell took her home to Co Armagh.

lot 8 Artnagullion 21ZGQ04546 selling for 1650

Also coming from the Artnagullion pen an in-lamb shearling by Loanhead Upperclass and a homebred ewe. She sold for 1600gns having been scanned carrying twins to Rockdale Vespasian to Mr Simon Turkington for his flock in the Scottish Borders.

lot 5 Artnagullion 22ZGQ04547 selling for 1600gns

Taking another ewe home for his flock the in Scottish borders, Mr Turkington took the bid for Artnagullion 21ZGQ04571 out of Rockdale Vespasian and a homebred Artnagullion ewe. Scanned with a single to Springhill Viper.

lot 6 Artnagullion 21ZGQ04571 selling for 1100gns

Taking home his pick of the sale to his Loaningfoot flock, Ben Radley from Dumfries. Out of the Cowans pen Tullyear 21QY03944 sired by Tullyear Untouchable and a homebred Tullyear ewe, selling for 1080gns.

lot 21 Tullyear 21QY03944 selling for 1080

Averages: 31 shearling ewes £751.59, 57 Ewe lambs £580.26