The final official Limousin sale of 2009 was held at Tullow on Wednesday 2nd December. The small entry of bulls met a mixed trade with buyers being selective.
Top price on the day of € 3300 went to Baileys D One the property of Tom Bailey Batterstown Co Meath . This Curraghree Vantheman son had earlier been awarded the Championship title from judge Donal O'Brien, Tallow, Co. Waterford, and will now be used in the suckler herd of Raymond Burroughs, Goresbridge, Co Kilkenny.
Baileys D One
Mac Murphy Clongriffin, Enfield,Co Meath received € 2750 for the Sarkley Voltigeur son Cwmpedran Dantheking who was purchased by the Cathal Crean, Gorey, Co Wexford, Cathal is a member of the Better Farm programme.
Mount Scott Darragh bred by Michael Sexton, Aheybridge, Mullagh,Co Clare was purchased for €2500. Darragh is another son from the successful stock sire Mount Scott Percy and is joining the herd of Noleen O’Byrne, Carlow.
The average price for males was € 2300.
Female Champion Ballyknockin Daybreak with Shay Cullen
Reserve Female Champion Killcastle Chelsea with Alan Kelly and Judge Donal O'Brien