Auction of Rams, Fat and Store Sheep ....September 1871

Farm implements and machinery to be auctioned

Tuam News and Advertiser September, 1871

Weighbridge providing impartial measurements to bulk bought goods at Barnaderg Market
Killererin Heritage Society
The Threshing Machine
Joe Mannion, USA, article entitled The Thresher Out and About Magazine 2015
Cattle and sheep grazing in Togher
Bernadette Forde


The RAMS to be sold number about 60, all grass fed, and have been closely shorn, so that purchasers will not be deceived by 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. Amongst the store sheep will be found some lots of very select Brood 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, one Gennet and some Ponies.


  1. Two Wood Combined Reapers and Mowers in perfect order.
  2. Double action Hay Tedders and Single action Hay Tedders
  3. Horse Rakes and Three Horse Threshing Machines
  4. One Winnowing Machine
  5. Two Drag Carts
  6. Two Tumbril Drag Carts
  7. One Scotch Drag Cart
  8. Two Chaff-Cutting Machines
  9. Three Turnip Cutting Machines
  10. One Oil-Cake Breaker
  11. Four Tran Ploughs
  12. One Drill Plough
  13. One Subsoil Plough
  14. One Wheelbarrow

All 100 Hurdlers in Lots to suit Purchases; several Iron Wooden Gates, almost new. All can be seen and inspected after 10 o’clock, on the day of Sale.



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