The catalogue for the National Sheep Breeders Association (NSBA) sale, which takes place on Saturday 26 September, is available on Blessington Mart’s website.

The sale is the last big sale of the season where there will be such an array of breeds on offer under the one roof.

The Irish Charollais Sheep Society has the largest entry catalogued, with 49 animals on offer.

This is closely followed by the Suffolk (37 sheep) and Texel (32 sheep) breeds, while there is also a significant entry of Jacob sheep on offer.

Other breeds with sheep entered include Belclare, Bluefaced Leicester, Blue Texel, Border Leicester, Dutch Spotted, Hampshire Down, Jacob Lleyn, Polled Dorset and Rouge de l’Ouest.

The catalogue includes Sheep Ireland €uro-Star indices where relevant.

Contact Blessington Mart at 045-865 107 for further information.