Saturday 2nd April 2005
Demand for quality was the order of the day at the Spring sale of Belgian Blues at Dungannon on Saturday 2nd April 2005
The sale topped at 3500 gns with ‘Chatham Vincent’, by ‘Lenborough Oliver’ out of ‘Chatham Maud’ from regular consignor Messrs J M Morrison and Son, find a new home with E Smith, Ballygarley. ‘Glenall Victor’, by ‘Lochside Prince’ out of ‘Reinbeck Rebonnie’, followed close behind at 3000gns from Trevor Funston being sold to A Morrison, Armagh.
Judge, Mel Lucas, Sevenmile Straight, Antrim had presented before him a quality entry. His Male and Overall Champion was ‘ErneRoyal Victor’, by ‘Gib Van Het Negenbond’ out of ‘Reinbeck Ophelia’ bred and exhibited by Ian Irwin, Ballinamallard, Co Fermanagh. The Reserve going to the Female Champion ‘Droit Venus’, by ‘Tintin De My, out of ‘Woodview Serena’ bred and exhibited by Richard Mowbray, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone.
Auctioneer, Trevor Wylie commented that animals combining style and correctness with quality were being highly sought after.
The Northern Ireland Blue Cattle Club are indebted to “Provita Animal Health” for their generous sponsorship of the show and sale.”