Auction of Rams, Fat and Store sheep ....... 1871

Sheep, cattle, and farm implements to be auctioned

Taken from the Tuam News and Advertiser of September, 1871

Auction of Rams, Fat and Store Sheep, Cattle, Horses, Farm implements and Machinery on Friday 22nd September, 1871

The rams to be sold number about 60, all grass-fed, and have been closely shorn, so that purchasers will not be deceived by either extra fat or wool. These include 35 HOGGET RAMS, the property of B.R. P. Persse, Esq as previously advertised.  The fat sheep include some prime weathers and a few good Ewes and a lot of superior and well-bred lambs.


In the CATTLE department, there will be a lot of well-selected two-year old bullocks, a few lots of two-year-old heifers, a good selection of young calved and a prime Milch cow.


The HORSES will include a highly bred four-year old Mare untrained, has splendid action and can be trained for a first-class Carriage mare or Huntress; also a few work horses, 1 Gennet and some ponies.


The farm implements will include the following:

  1. 2 Wood’s combined Reapers and Mowers, in perfect order.
  2. Double and Single action Hay Tedders
  3. Horse rakes
  4. 3 Horse Threshing machines
  5. 1 Winnowing machine
  6. 2 Drag carts
  7. 2 Tumbril carts
  8. 1 Scotch Drag cart
  9. 2 Chaff cutting machines
  10. 3 Turnip cutting machines
  11. 1 Oil cake breaker
  12. 4 Trans ploughs
  13. 1 Drill plough
  14. 1 Subsoil plough
  15. 1 Wheelbarrow


About 100 hurdlers in lots to suit Purchasers; several Iron wooden gates – almost new; All can be seen and inspected after 10 o’clock on the day of sale.

Robert Irvine




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