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Catherina Cunnane
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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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‘Super’ selection for multi-breed Luscious Ladies sheep sale

Luscious Ladies

Whether it is various breeds of “woollies” or even a “woof woof”, you can find them all at the forthcoming Luscious Ladies female production sale.

The multi-breed sale kicks off on Friday, July 22nd, 2022, on MartEye Elite and will run until July 24th, 2022.

The catalogue comprises a “super” selection of females (60 sheep & 2 sheepdogs) from “the heart” of the prize-winning Woodtown (Sheils family) and Lanmore (TJ Duffy) flocks.

Speaking to That’s Farming, organisers of the timed online auction, which will feature eight breeds, and is being held in association with Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart, said:

“With various breeds from Texels to Dutch Spotties and everything in between, it is sure to have something to suit everyone.”

“Texels are the main breed on show with over 20 exciting lots on offer.”

“Our flocks have enjoyed recent success in the show ring with stock ram, Knockhill Engel, securing male and overall supreme champion at the Irish Texel Society All-Ireland Championships 2022.”

“Purchased for €8500, there are several daughters on offer in the sale,” the breeders added.

Other breeds include:

  • Suffolk;
  • Milford;
  • Charollais;
  • Dutch Spotted;
  • Bluefaced Leicester;
  • Lanark;
  • A large selection of hybrids.
A sample of some of the lots on offer [Click icon to display full image]:
Viewing and sales catalogue

The consignors have kindly offered to cover all buyers’ commission, and as a special added bonus, all sheep sold will come with a dose of semen from a stock ram of a purchaser’s choice within that breed as a luck’s penny.

Viewing will take place in Westport, Co. Mayo on Friday from 5 pm onwards and Letterkenny, Co. Donegal on Saturday from 5 pm, also.

More information is available on Facebook and the MartEye app. You can view the sales catalogue via this link.

To share your story, photos and or videos with That’s Farming, email Catherina Cunnane, editor, – [email protected]

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