Archives for April 2012

Roscommon Lamb Festival

Show & Sale of Lambs, Wednesday May 2nd – 11 a.m.

Prizes in each Class: 1st €100, 2nd: €50
Entries taken on the day

Best Pen of Factory Lambs
(minimum of 5 lambs)

Best Pen of Butchers Lambs
(minimum of 5 Lambs)

Best Pen of Vendeen X Factory or Butchers Lambs
(minimum of 8 lambs)

1st prize: 15 Bags of Creep, 2nd: €100, 3rd: €50

Sponsored by Red Mills & Irish Vendeen Sheep Society.

Also  a traditional fair day re-enactment

Sheep Breed Societies Exhibition, Trade Stands, Old Fair Day Atmosphere and lots more

More details can be viewed at

Included in sale Wed. May 2nd – 11.00 a.m.
Special Entry of  65 Good Quality Strong Ewe Hoggets suitable for Breeding

Upcoming Sale – Friday April 27th – Heifers

Cont.X. Heifers in conjunction with usual sales for Bullocks and Dry Cows

Bookings accepted from 2.00 p.m. on  Thurs. April 19th

Upcoming Sale – Friday April 20th – Bullocks

Cont.X Cattle

Bookings accepted from 2.00 p.m. on Thurs. April 12th for Bullocks

Lamb & Ewe Sales Each Wednesday

Lambs, Cast Ewes, in lamb Ewes
& Ewes with Lambs at foot
Each Wednesday – 11.00 a.m.
Yard opens at 8.30 a.m. All sheep to be penned by 10.30 a.m.

Tuesday Evening Sales

Suck Calves – 5 P.M.

Weanlings & Suckler Cows – 6.00 P.M.

Yard opens at 3.30 p.m.  Suck Calves to penned by 4.30 p.m. and Weanlings by 5.30 p.m.

Bookings now being accepted.

Upcoming Sale – Friday April 13th

Sales As Usual Friday April 13th – 11.00 A.M.
For Bullocks, heifers & dry cows
All cattle maybe pre-booked
Yard opens at 8.30 a.m.
All cattle to be penned by 10.30 a.m.