€6,200 for 14-month-old Clenagh Noble 2


85% of the bulls on offer sold to an average of €3,227. Buyers from Northern Ireland acquired lots on the day.

€6,200 for 14-month-old Clenagh Noble 2

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85% of the bulls on offer sold to an average of €3,227. Buyers from Northern Ireland acquired lots on the day.

Rising to the top at €6,200 at the most recent Irish Charolais Cattle Society sale was 14-month-old, Junior Champion, Clenagh Noble 2.

Exhibited by the Quin family from Newmarket-On-Fergus, Co. Clare, this son of the renowned Goldstar Echo and a CF 52 bred-dam, sold with one of the most decorative sets of indexes in the catalogue, with a replacement index of €88; a terminal index of €192 and a calving figure of 7.8%.

Following hot on his heels at €5,800, the Reserve Junior Champion, Cloughbrack Nelson, exhibited by Mattie Kelly from Newbridge, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway changed hands. A son of Voimo and a Prime Roberto bred dam, this 13-month-old sold carrying a five-star replacement index of €83 and a calving figure of just 5.9%.

The next highest-price of the day came in the form of January-2017 bornAheybridge Nathy, exhibited by Michael Sexton from Mullagh, Ennis, Co. Clare at €5,600. The second-prize winner, a son of the popular Pirate and a Glenville Victor bred-dam, stood in the sales ring with a five-star terminal index of €147 and a calving figure of just 5.4%.

Two bulls hit the golden €4,600 – The first lot to acquire the four-figure sum Ballydavis News ET, exhibited by Michael and Kathleen Hargroves from Portlaoise, Co. Laois. This 14-month-old bull, a son of Bova Sylvain and an Indurain-bred dam enjoyed an eventful show career in 2017 and scooped the Reserve Junior Champion at the National Charolais Show.

Mattie Kelly returned to offer his 12-month-old Cloughbrack Nathan bull for sale – he realised €4,600. The last lot into the ring, the son of Vosgien Vf and a Pinay bred dam presented a five-star replacement index of €11; a five-star terminal index of €146 and calving figure of just 4.8%.

Senior Champion Dalehill Noel from the herd of Basil Kells, Cavan was knocked down at €4,100. A son of Prime Roberto and a CF 52 bred-dam, this January-2017 born bull sold with a boastful five-star terminal index of €157 and a calving figure of 7.1%.

The Reserve Senior Champion was awarded to Kilbline 1 Manager ET exhibited by the Sugrue family from County Kilkenny. This son of Utrillo Mic and a Domino bred dam clicked the €3,000 price-tag on the day and displayed a five-star terminal index of €166 and an above average calving figure of 11.3%.

At €4,100 was the 17-month-old Dreena Marti exhibited by Pat O’ Hara from Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry - This Thrunton Nostradamus son carries some reliable sires on his dam’s side with Goldstar Echo and CF 51 blood. As well as possessing a five-star terminal index of €152, Marti also carries an above average calving figure of 8.4%.

Commanding €4,050 was Carrowkeel08 Nick 2 exhibited by Tommy Gormley from Elphin, County Roscommon. This 13-month-old son of Goldstar Echo displayed a five-star terminal index of €128; a five-star replacement index of €100 and a calving figure of 7.3%.

Tom and Karl Farrell, Co. Longford put their 13-month-old bull, Cornadrung Noah under the hammer at €3,900. A son of, Fiston, Noah went to sale with a productive show season under his belt, after picking up a red rosette at the 2017 National Charolais Show.

Two bulls pushed up to €3,800 - the first being Williamstown Michael ET sired by Texan Gie and this September-2016 born entry was exhibited by Aidan Farrell from Moate, Co. Westmeath and claimed a red rosette in the first class of the day.

Snapping up €3,800 was Cavelands Mico, exhibited by Sean Waldron from Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. Mico, a Fiston son displayed a five-star terminal index of €147; a five-star replacement index of €108 and a calving figure of just 6.8%.

The Quin family from Newmarket-On-Fergus, County Clare returned to offer Clenagh Nevada by Texan gie for sale at a notable €3,700. A 14-month-old bull, Nevada sold with a five-star terminal index of €135 and a calving figure of 7.1%.

Three bulls achieved €3,600 - First up was Kilvilcorris Mann exhibited by Matt and PJ Ryan from Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Sired by Prime Roberto and out of a Pirate bred dam, this high index young bull picked up a second prize rosette in the pre-sale show. David Erskine received a call of €3,600 for his 15-month-old bull, Fieldview Nike sired by Enfield Plexus, who was a first prize-winner from the pre-show sale.

Cavehill Napoleon from Padraig Farrell was the third bull to attract a bid of €3,600. This stylish son of CF 52 and a Pirate bred dam, carries a five-star terminal index of €143 and a calving figure of €143.

Other leading prices included:

  • €3,300 for Tawny Mr Frisky sired by Doonally Donald, exhibited by Ciaran Daly from County Leitrim
  • €3,300 for Tawny Net Profit sired by Pirate, exhibited by Ciaran Daly from County Leitrim
  • €3,200 for Dalehill Moses sired Cloverfield Excellent, exhibited by Basil Kells from County Cavan
  • €3,200 for Dereskit Navigator 2 sired by Commandeur, exhibited by Basil Bothwell from County Cavan

Summary

There was an improvement in the trade for bulls on Saturday at Tullamore Mart, despite a sluggish trade at previous sales and a tough winter. Overall, 85% of the bulls on offer sold to an average of €3,227. Classes were judged under the steady eye of Sean Mc Govern, Northern Ireland.

Casting an eye on the price-table, some entries were acquired by Northern Irish buyers and while some lots struggled with €uro-star indexes, this did not impact demand for these entries.

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