Archives for July 2012

Saturday August 11th – Breeding Ewes

Breeding Ewe Sales will commence on Saturday August 11th at 11 a.m.

Yard opens at 8 a.m. –

New Sheep Drive Through

Please note that the new entrance for the intake of Sheep

 is located on the main Circular Road (opposite Roscommon Arts Centre)

Please approach from Casey’s Roundabout

 

Saturday August 11th Show & Sale of Pedigree Suffolks

West of Ireland Registered Pedigree SuffolkSheep Breeders Club

Premier Show & Sale of Pedigree Suffolks

Saturday 11th August – Judging at 11a.m. Sale at 1 p.m.

Youth Development Event-Tuesday Aug 14th -3.30 p.m.

To include Health & Safety on the Farm, Stock Judging,

Guess the weight of the Animal & Quiz

Age Limits 12 to 15 years & 15 to 18 years

Rosettes & Plaques for each participant.

Entries taken on the day.

Lughnasa Show & Sale of Autumn Weanlings- Tuesday August 14th

   JUDGING 4.00pm       SALE 6.00pm

Gates open at 2.00pm       2 Sales Rings

Prizes: 1st: €100, 2nd: €65, 3rd: €40

Class 1: Best Bull Weanling

(Sponsored by Grennan & Sons Animal Feeds)

   Class 2: Best Heifer Weanling

(Sponsored by Smiths Feeds Donegal)

Bookings accepted BY PHONE from 2pm on Tuesday 7th August

RULES OF SHOW

1.     Entries for show taken on Sale Day

2.     All Show Weanlings must be penned by 4.00pm

3. Show Weanlings must be born after 15th August 2011 in exhibitors own herd

4.     Only one entry per herd owner per class

5.     All prize winners will be offered for sale at 8.00pm and must be sold in sales ring to collect prize money

Judges decision is final

 

 

Wednesday July 25th Special Entry

 

Special entry of Good Quality Breeding Stock

(in conjunction with usual sales for Lambs & Cast Ewes)

 40 1st & 2nd Crop Suffolk X Breeding Ewes

 30 Suffolk X Ewe Hoggets

 

New Sheep Drive Through

Roscommon Mart are pleased to announce the opening of

their new SHEEP DRIVE THROUGH.

Customers please note that the new sheep entrance

will be on the Circular Road opposite Roscommon Arts Centre.

This new system will provide a safer and quicker method

for the intake and unloading of sheep.

We thank you for your support in the past and we ask

you for your co-operation and assistance with the new

changes.

 

Irish Vendeen Sheep Premier Show & Sale

Premier Show & Sale of Vendeen Sheep

Wednesday July 18th  – Show 11.30 a.m. Sale 1.30 p.m.

Shearling Rams, Ram Lambs, Shearling Ewes & Ewe Lambs

 Download the Catalogue  at www.vendeensheep.ie

Anniversary Sale Friday 13th July- Excellent Quality Stock on offer

Included in Sale 10 outstanding quality Char. Heifers

Friday July 6th Special Entry of 7 Springer Heifers

7 Top Quality Limousin Springer Heifers 7 months + in calf

to P.B. Limousin Bull in conjunction with usual sales for

Heifers, Bullocks, Weanlings, Dry Cows & Suckler Cows.