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Gortatlea Mart’s Prestigious Annual Heifer Show & Sale Returns This August

Gortatlea Mart's Prestigious Annual Heifer Show & Sale Returns This August

In a much-anticipated annual event, Gortatlea Mart is set to host its renowned Heifer Show & Sale on Wednesday, 30th of August. This event, which has become a staple in the agricultural calendar, promises to be a grand showcase of the finest heifers in the region.

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The competition is categorised into several divisions, ensuring a diverse range of breeds and groups are recognised. Participants and attendees can look forward to the following categories:

  • Best Limousin: Celebrating the robust and muscular Limousin breed, known for its excellent meat quality.
  • Best Charolais: Honouring the Charolais breed, renowned for its rapid growth rate and lean meat.
  • Best Belgium Blue: A nod to the Belgium Blue breed, distinguished by its impressive musculature and tenderness.
  • Best Pen of 3 or More: A category that recognises the overall quality of a group, ensuring breeders who excel in producing consistent quality across their herd are celebrated.
  • Reserve: This category will spotlight the runners-up, those heifers that have showcased exceptional quality but just missed out on the top spot.
  • Champion: The crème de la crème, this category will crown the overall winner of the event, a title that carries significant prestige in the farming community.

Each category will have two top positions, with both the first and second place being awarded a ribbon and a trophy, symbolising their outstanding achievement.

This year’s event is also set to be a grand affair thanks to the generous support of a line-up of sponsors. Their contributions not only elevate the stature of the event but also ensure that it remains a highlight in the agricultural year.

Moreover, the event promises to be a bustling marketplace as all leading buyers will be in attendance. This presents a golden opportunity for sellers to showcase their stock to a discerning audience.

For those interested in more details or looking to sell their stock, Maurice and the office team at Gortatlea Mart are available for contact. They are more than willing to assist and provide any necessary information.

Additionally, in a nod to the digital age and to ensure wider participation, registrations and online bidding will be facilitated via the LSL Auctions App. This ensures that even those who cannot attend in person can be a part of this grand event.

The Gortatlea Mart Annual Heifer Show & Sale is not just an event; it’s a celebration of quality, dedication, and the rich agricultural heritage of the region. Mark your calendars for the 30th of August and be a part of this illustrious occasion.

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