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2017 Ploughing Championships

The Suffolk Sheep is a dual purpose breed, excelling in Terminal and Maternal traits. Suffolks finish quickly and efficiently and get lambs to factory or butchers weights sooner than any other breed.  The Suffolk Cross Ewe has always been recognised as a top class mother and will cross with any other breed to produce a  Continue Reading »Read More

Roscrea Show & Sale 2017

Top Price €11,000 gns. The day’s top price was reached towards the end of the sale when Suffolk Breeder, Jimmy Douglas paid Philip Byrne from Windgap in Co. Kilkenny €11,000gns for his ram lamb sired by Cairness Achievement out of a ewe sired by Errigal Simply The Best.  Philip is a new Suffolk Breeder having  Continue Reading »Read More

2016 Roscrea Premier Sale

Saturday 6th August was expected to be one of the hottest days of year and following a very bad summer it was not the  forecast that would induce farmers to leave their farms and rush off to buy a ram for the mating season. However, we were pleasantly delighted to have a 66% clearance and  Continue Reading »Read More

Blessington Elite Show & Sale

The South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society are holding an Elite Show & Sale at Blessington Mart on Saturday 2nd July. This Sale is a first for the Branch aimed at giving Breeders a chance to select a top choice ram for their flock for 2016. The sale carries export status and  Continue Reading »Read More

Open day at Farm of S&S Gahan

Open day at Farm of S&S Gahan, 12th July 2014 at 2.00pm   Planned events for the day include: Preparation of sheep for Shows & Sales Judging # what points the judge looks for Junior & Senior Judging Guest Speakers on animal Health, Flock Management and Nutrition   An Ideal opportunity for new Breeders, Established breeders  Continue Reading »Read More


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