Highlights of 2000 Flock Performance

Livestock Improvement Scheme.

Ultrasound Muscle and fat depths were excellent this year. For Lambs weighing up to 50 kg the measured ultrasound muscle depths were up to 34mm and fat was less than 2.4 mm. Growth rates exceeded 350 g per day on a predominantly grass based diet.

Prize winners 2000

RDS Sheep Show (Tullamore), May 27, 2000

Ram Lamb 3rd Ewe Lamb 3rd

Galway Co. Show (Clarinbridge), June 18, 2000

Ram Lamb 1st

Charleville Show, June 25, 2000

Ram Lamb 3rd

Kildare Co. Show, July 9, 2000

Ram Lamb 3rd

Castlewellan Show, July 15, 2000

Ram Lamb 1st Ewe Lamb 1st Senior ewe 2nd

Norbrook 500 pair of ewe lambs (any breed) 4th

Individual flock promotion award 2nd place

Dundalk Show (Castlebellingham), July 30, 2000

Ram Lamb 2nd Ewe Lamb 3rd Open Ram Lamb 1st

National Livestock Show (Tullamore), Aug 13, 2000

Ram Lamb 3rd Ewe Lamb 4th Group of 3 2nd

Moate Show, Aug 26, 2000

Ram Lamb 2nd Ewe Lamb 2nd, 3rd

Virginia Show, Aug 30, 2000

Ram Lamb 1st Ewe Lamb 2nd, 3rd

Royal Meath Show (Trim), Sept 3, 2000

Ram Lamb 2nd All Ireland Ewe Lamb 3rd , 5th

Young handler 2nd

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