IHFA Bull Sale ’10

The 35th IHFA Annual Bull show and sale was held at Nenagh Livestock Mart on Wednesday 31st march 2010. Forty bulls of exceptional quality were catalogued as ensured by the Association’s pre sale inspection. The Association introduced for the first time a BVD virus free test .The bulls offered for sale were of superior health status whose parentage was verified by DNA. Both the Dam & G.Dam were classified GP or better with the Dam to have a minimum of 600kgs combined Fat & Protein. There was an 83% clearance . Top Price of €4,500 was achieved by Lisduff Omega ET owned by John O’Sullivan, Lisduff, Whitechurch, Co. Cork purchased by Rodger Rice. A total of 34 bulls walked through the ring, 28 of whom sold achieving an average price of €2,753. Richard Whelan performed Judging duties on the day and awarded Champion to Mervyn Eager’s Evergrange Goldsmith ET who later sold for €4,100 and Reserve Champion to Mervyn & Philip Jones’ Hallow Tobs ET sold for €2,600. Top 5 prices achieved on the day were; Mervyn Eager’s Evergrange Goldsmith ET for €4,100 Maurice Harty’s Ballylongane Vanessa Oman ET for €4,100 Tom Kelly’s Monamore Equality for €4,200 John O’Sullivan’s both Lisduff Ominous for €4,300 and Lisduff Omega ET for €4,500.

Champion Evergrange Goldsmith ET owned by Mervyn Eager being presented by Liam Curran the then President IHFA, with Charles Gallagher, C.E. IHFA & Judge on the day Richard Whelan.