Limousin calves top £1,000
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Members of the Smyton family from Fivemiletown with their champion Limousin at the NI Limousin Club Show and Sale at Enniskillen Mart. Included are (from left) Timothy Smyton, Jessica Smyton, Graham Smyton, Harold Stubbs, judge; Callum Smyton and Heather Hume, NI Limousin Club.<
The champion calf at the Northern Ireland Limousin Club's show and sale of suckled calves at the Ulster Farmers' Mart, Enniskillen on Tuesday evening was a 418kgs heifer which went on to sell for £1,000.
The champion animal was owned by Graham Smyton from Fivemiletown.
The Reserve Champion heifer was exhibited by Gordon Cutler from Florencecourt,with a 338kgs heifer and which sold for £720.
The third prizewinning heifer weighed 311kgs and sold for £618 for David Robinson.
In the male section, the winning calf was a 390kgs animal which sold for £835 and was also owned by David Robinson.
This article appeared in Impartial Reporter 18 Oct 12