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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Over 300 lots for hybrid farm machinery auction

Hybrid Auction: 300 lots of machinery

Over 300 lots will come under the hammer at Manorhamilton Mart’s upcoming machinery and general hybrid auction on Saturday, May 14th, at 12 noon.

The Leitrim-based mart will hold the sale on its premises with the option for buyers to bid at the ringside or online via LSL Auctions.

Hybrid machinery auction 

Speaking to That’s Farming editor, Catherina Cunnane, a spokesperson for Manorhamilton Mart, said:

“Items for auction include tractors, trailers, cars, vans, jeeps, tractor-drawn equipment such as mowers and fertiliser speeders etc and small items such as chainsaws, strimmers, chains and tyres.”

“A catalogue will be available on the LSL app on Friday and Saturday. There will be a photo and description of each item on sale. Furthermore, you can also view items on Manorhamilton Livestock Sales’ Facebook page.”

“We are accepting items for sale on Friday, May 13th, from 2-8 pm. Contact 071 9855118 for more information or to register for bidding.”

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“The auction caters for anyone young and old with plenty of items to choose from, including bicycles, vintage items, and large equipment.”

“Viewing takes place on Saturday morning, May 14th, from 9 am -12 noon.”

“You can view some of the highlight lots on Manorhamilton Livestock Sales’ Facebook page during the week or on Snapchat: manor_mart2021,” the spokesperson concluded.

Llama sells for €400

Meanwhile, last month, a “nicely marked” llama sold for €400 at the Leitrim-based mart.

The 3-year-old animal went under the hammer at its weekly sheep sale on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022.

Speaking following the sale, which took place at 8 pm, a mart spokesperson told That’s Farming editor, Catherina Cunnane:

“The llama was making €320 in the ring. However, with further negotiations outside, the final price the llama sold for was €400.”

The sale came weeks after two male llamas changed hands at another one of its weekly sheep sales.

The two domesticated South American camelids made €420 and €470 on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022.

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