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Top bull makes €3,600 in Bandon

April 21st, 2017 10:10 PM

By Southern Star Team

The Supreme Aberdeen-Angus Champion and top-priced bull, Mogeely Lord Hub R400, with Albert DeCogan (exhibitor) and Brian Jeffrey (judge).

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THE annual high health status sale of Aberdeen-Angus at Bandon Mart saw the supreme champion, Mogeely Lord Hub R400, from Albert & Jennifer DeCogan, Killamuckey, Castlemartyr, sell for a top price of €3,600. 

This bull was born in Setpember 2015 and was sired by Coneyisland Legend E112 and sold to suckler farmer, Jim Thompson, Crown Head, Woodhouse Estate, Co Waterford. 

Taking the reserve championship honours, under judge Brian Jeffrey of the Knock Aberdeen-Angus herd, was Westellen Black Bandit R784, exhibited by John & Kate Tait, Westwood, Rostellan, Midleton. This bull was also born in September 2015 and is a son of Cheeklaw Eirwyn D165 and the former successful show cow, Westellen Black Belinda E594. This bull sold for €3,000. 

Michael O’ Riordan, Cooldaniel, Toames, Macroom, claimed the next best price of the sale, taking home €2,920 for Cooldaniel Morgan.  

Denis O’ Riordan, Inchisine, Toames, Macroom, Co. Cork took the fourth highest price of the day, with Inchisine Nick selling for €2550. 

The Inchisine herd also sold Inchisine Mikie and Inchisine Mug for €2,380 and €2,350, respectively. 

Eustace & Deirdre Burke, Ballyginnane, Carrigaline, sold the two youngest bulls in the entire sale, the 14-month-old Clontead Lord Hardcore and the 13-month-old Clontead Mega Bucks 2 for €2,350 and €2,300, respectively. 

Overall, the high health status sale generated a 60% clearance with an average price of €2,750. 

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