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IHFA National Open Day 2019 at Radney Herd

Inter-Club Stock Judging 2019 – sponsored by Kerry Agribusiness and Roches Feeds

Over 27 years
1. Kerry – Emer Kennelly, Daniel Curtin, Kieran Savage
2. Breffni Oriel – Trevor Williamson, Andrew Gilliand, Karl Colton
3. Carlow Kilkenny – Padraic Murphy, Eamon Coleman, Aileen Murphy
Highest Individual: Karl Colton (Breffni Oriel)

18 – 16 years
1. Kerry – Jack Goulding, Padraic Broderick, Katie Kenneally
2. North Eastern – Jack Mennis, Mathew Flanagan, Thea Flanagan
3. Carlow Kilkenny – Simon Lanigan, Doirean Mulhall, Fabian Jacob
Highest Individual: Michael Healy (Galway) & Jack Goulding (Kerry)

12 – 18 years
1. Cork – Sarah Shannon, Gabby Nagle, Donncha Lynch
2. Galway – Sarah Grady, Aoibhinn Screene, Stephen Laffey
3. Kerry – Muiris Harty, Ronan O’Mahony, Oisin Cronin
Highest Individual: Sarah Grady (Galway)

National Herds Competition 2019 – sponsored by Greenvale Animal Feeds

Over 80 Herd
1. Brochan & Joseph Cocoman, Kilwarden Herd, Co. Kildare
2. Aidan & Sally Frawley, Ballytigue Herd, Co. Limerick
3. John Barrett Jnr, Laurelmore Herd, Co. Cork

Under 80 Herd
1. Dermot Jackson, Borkilbeg Herd, Co. Wicklow
2. Damian Wynne, Rowantree Herd, Co. Cavan
3. Robert and Sylvia Helen, Eedy Herd, Co. Cork

Spring Herd
1. Brian Kenneally, Bessborough Herd, Co. Kilkenny
2. Henry & Liam O’Keeffe, Radney Herd, Co. Cork
3. James Egan, Tobermartin Herd, Co. Kerry

Judges Choice Award
1. Dermot Jackson, Borkilbeg Herd, Co. Wicklow
2. Aidan & Sally Frawley, Ballytigue Herd, Co. Limerick
3. Micheal Spillane, Mountian Herd, Co. Tipperary

Judges Recognition Award
Michael & Elizabeth McNamara, Barna Herd, Co. Cork

EBI Awards
EBI Herd Award – Brendan Meade, Stamullen Herd, Co. Meath
EBI Animal Award – Ballygown PKX 1160, Seamus Knox, Ballygown Herd, Co. Kilkenny
EBI Animal Award Classified VG/EX – Coolnahane GJM Ater VG85, Elizabeth Lane, Coolnahane Herd, Co. Cork

Celebration Sale of Young Stock

The sale’s top price was €3,300. With 6 animals over €3,000. Also there was a further 18 animals over €2,500, including 3 calves under 6 months. There was a 94% clearance for females. An exceptional sale average of €2,000 was attained, considering  20 of calves were under 6 months old.

The sale was conducted by Denis Barrett Auctioneer and sponsored by Roches Feeds