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PHOTOS: Be in with the chance of winning this heifer for €26

You could be in with the chance of winning a 13-month-old Parthenaise-cross-Belgian Blue heifer for €26.

The heifer, which is out of a Parthenaise-cross-Limousin dam and a Belgian-Blue bull, is owned and bred by Norman Connolly.

Speaking to Catherina Cunnane, editor of That’s Farming, Connolly, who runs a 90-cow suckler herd in Tuam, Co. Galway, said: “The heifer is 430kgs and has a replacement index of €102 and a terminal index of €134, as seen in her €uro-star report.”

“We just decided to hold a raffle to see how it goes – if this goes well, we might raffle off more cattle.”

A €200 donation will be Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation from the raffle. The draw will be held in the coming days when all tickets (100 were available at the beginning of the raffle) are sold.

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The winner must collect the heifer and all relevant documentation will be arranged, according to the suckler farmer; the heifer can be export-tested if required.

Those who enter the raffle will receive one free entry into the farmer calving pack competition.

To enter or to find out further information, click here.

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