ALEXANDER CONTINUES ON A WINNING STREAK AT KILREA FATSTOCK SHOW & SALE
James Alexander’s Jalex commercial show team made quite an impression at the Christmas Show held at Kilrea Mart picking up a string of top prize awards. The mart was overflowing as a massive crowd attended this unique event, held in conjunction with Garvagh YFC. A good entry of super quality fatstock, baby calves and premium lambs came under the hammer of Mark Stewart, auctioneer, with top prices realised for quality stock.
Mr Alan Turnball judged the cattle section of the event. Mr Murray Hardy, Procurement Manager of Scott beef, Bridge of Allen judged the Breed Classes and the lambs, with the Housewives choice been judged by Sam Carmichael, Moneymore.
The cattle section of the event was generously sponsored by the Ulster Bank, with Ann Calwell and Mr Eamon McSorley from the Garvagh Branch in attendance to distribute the awards.
James Alexander from Toome who presented five animals was on a winning streak as he secured 9 of the top awards to include: Housewives Choice with a Limousin Heifer, Best Opposite Sex with a Limousin Steer, Open Champion and Overall Supreme Champion with a quality Limousin Heifer, Charolais Champion with a Quality Steer and AA Champion with a Steer.
James Alexander, Toome, Overall Champion, 540k Limousin Heifer £1600 selling to Vincent McMullan, Kilrea; James Alexander, Toome, Housewives Choice, 530k Limousin Heifer £1200 selling to Samuel Carmichael, Moneymore; James Alexander, Toome, 680k AA Steer, £178 to Samuel Carmichael;