Beltex ram twins hit hammer at €620


Hugh O'Connor, Cloneycavan, Ballivor, Co. Meath with the only Beltex rams at the sale, twins, which sold for €620 each.
Hugh O’Connor, Cloneycavan, Ballivor, Co. Meath with the only Beltex rams at the sale, twins, which sold for €620 each.

There were just two entries of the Beltex breed at the Tullamore ram sale – twins from the flock of Stephanie and Hugh O’Connor, of Cloneycavan, Ballivor, Co Meath.

The February 2018-born rams, both five-star Terminal and four-star Replacement, ranked in the top 6pc of the breed for Terminal and sold for €620 each.

The only Llewyn ram sold – from an entry of two – came from the flock of Helen McDonald, of Ornston House, Killeigh, Tullamore, Co Offaly and made €480.

The only entry of Hampshire Down rams came from the flock of Adrian Curtin, of Newtown, Eadestown, Naas, Co Kildare.

The entry of four sold for prices ranging €320 to €380/hd and were purchased by breeders in Cork, Tipperary and Dublin.

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