The first national of the Irish Charollais Sheep Society’s 2017 sales was held on Saturday 29 July. This Bimeda sponsored sale at Tullow Mart stands as the society’s premier, so qaulity throughout was high. A sales ring that was packed to capacity throughout the day saw a strong demand, comming from across both the pedigree and commercial sectors.

The sale recorded an 85% clearance rate across all sections, standing as a substansial increase on the 65% clearance rate at the 2016 premier.