Show and Sale of Irish Rare Breeds at Raphoe Mart, Co Donegal Saturday 25th August 2012.
The first show and sale of rarebreeds will be held at Raphoe Mart on Saturday 25th August 2012. Entries are being attracted from far and wide and if successful it will become an annual event which would be a great boost to Irish Moiled breeders . The only breeds that can take part are Irish moiled, Dexter, Kerry and Droimeann. All cattle to be haltered but no leading just tied up in a row.
There will be four different classes on show on the day. These will consist of Cattle, Sheep, Fowl and pets. For show only there will also be minature ponies and piglets. There will also be a dog show and entries will be taken on the day. All animals and pets must be pre-
Gates open at 8.30am with judging starting at 11am with presentation of prizes at 12 noon. Prior to the sale there will be a talk by agricultural consultant Mark McConnell with the sale to follow.
The entry form for cattle can be downloaded here
For more information contact Mart manager Ann Harkin on 074 9145250 (0035374 9145250)