Inchisine on top for third year running

Despite unsettled weather affecting buyers’ confidence, the Munster Aberdeen Angus club sale in Bandon the beginning of April met with a brisk trade.

In total 80% of the bulls forward sold to average over €3,400.

This was topped with a call of €4,700 for Denis and Donal O’Riordan’s bull Inchisine Venom. This marks the duos third consecutive year topping the sale! This double five-star September 2022 born bull is sired by the herds stock bull Coodaniel Rekie with Carrigroe Neville on the dam’s side. This stylish young bull was also tapped forward as reserve overall champion in the pre-sale show.

Tasked with judging this year’s bull sale was Richard Lombard of the Dulague herd in Co Kerry. He found his overall champion in the form of Droumdaniel Mr Sherlock Y135 from Eoin and Eugene Lynch.

This October 2022 born bull is a son of stock bull Westellen Black Bingo V865 and carried five stars on the replacement index. He met his reserve at €3,500.

Taking the second top price of the day was the first prizewinning Carrigroe Wilson from the herd of John Appelbe. This five-star January 2023 born bull is sired by the homebred Carrigroe Real McCoy and sold for €4,200.

Buyers of the two top priced bulls on the day received €250 back on their purchase. This is kindly sponsored by Angus Beef Ireland and the Irish Aberdeen Angus Association