Irish bloodlines impress judges

CATTLE bred from Irish bloodlines impressed the judge at the inaugural herds’ competition run by the Munster Aberdeen Angus Club.

Irish Aberdeen Angus Society president Robert Steenson selected cattle from Cork and Kerry for the top three awards.

Details: Small herd less than nine cows and in calf heifers — 1, Sheila O’Brien, Ballyvourney; 2, Tony Jennings, Leap; 3 Tom Dineen, Kinsale, Cork. Young stock person special commendation — Brian O’Halloran, Bandon.

Medium herd 10 to 19 cows and in calf heifers –1, Eustace, Deirdre, and Eustace (Jnr) Burke, Carrigaline. 2, Henry and Yvonne Dudley, Templemore, Tipperary; 3, Doreen Corridan, Fedamore, Co Limerick.

Large herd 20 plus cows and in calf heifers – 1, Matthew and Rita Goulding, Ballyduff, Co Kerry; Joint Second — Albert and Jennifer De Cogan, Castlemartyr and John and Michael Lynch, Killmallock, Co Limerick; 3, John and Kate Tait, Rostellan, Co Cork.


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