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Ploughing Championships 2018

This year the South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society will once again host their stand at the National Ploughing Championship in Tullamore.  This is the National Event that gives the opportunity to all associated with Agriculture in Ireland and beyond to highlight and showcases their product to over 300,000 visitors.   The South  Continue Reading »Read More

Report on Show & Sale at Roscrea Mart

Report on South of Ireland Suffolk Show & Sale at Roscrea Mart Saturday 4th August 2018  by Anne Mitchell Secretary Delighted sellers and delighted buyers was the theme in Roscrea on Saturday last when the South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society held their Premier Show and Sale at Roscrea Mart. 100% clearance  Continue Reading »Read More

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

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