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Reserve champion from Ballynacanon makes 18,000gns

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Katie Davidson by Katie Davidson

Dennis Taylor’s reserve champion lamb KKW:15:00629 (lot 170) made 18,000gns. Sired by Mountford Mustang and out of a Birness Bacardi sired dam he stood champion ram lamb at Ballymena Show. At 2600gns later in the same pen was another Mustang son, KKW:15:00605 (lot 174). Trade hit 10,000gns for a third time, this one was from James…

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