The seven-month-old Suffolk ram came from a farm in Ballybofey
A farmer from Donegal has sold a ram for €44,000 - the largest amount ever paid for a male sheep at a sale in Ireland.
The seven-month-old Suffolk ram was sold by Richard Thompson, a farmer from Ballybofey.
The largest amount paid for a ram previously at a sale here was €38,000.
A consortium led by Dennis Taylor, a farmer from Coleraine in Northern Ireland, paid the record price.
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