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Sire: Carrokeel Celt (Age at birth: 4 years, 1 months.)

Dam: Ballykelly Bantry (Age at birth: 6 years, 10 months.)

Date of Birth: 15 June 1973

Bred by: Pyke

Elpyk Balbriggan

(M) 15 June 1973, IKC L3952,

Carrokeel Celt

30 May 1969

Breeder: E. C. Murphy

IE CH Ballykelly Dalkey

15 November 1967

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Inis

17 August 1966

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Cavin

7 December 1963

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH Colin Of Nendrum

21 July 1960

Breeder: N. Twyman

Ballykelly Bawneen

4 August 1960

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Tralee

17 September 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

IE GB CH McGilligan Of Ballykelly

11 February 1957

Breeder: S. Seale

Kingsholme Sunshine

3 November 1954

Breeder: C.E. Gilbert

Ballykelly Duchess Of Brabyns

11 February 1966

Breeder: S. Seale

ZA CH Ballykelly Killinick Of Boroughbury

10 March 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Kilpadraic Of Boroughbury

12 February 1962

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Cead Mile Failte

30 April 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Brabyns Dingle Of Boroughbury

25 June 1964
KC73364/605 Cream

Lifespan:
9 years, 8 months.

Cause of death: Osteosarcoma shoulder

Breeder: E. F. James

Montebello Prince Of Boroughbury

22 August 1962

Breeder: P.M.Hoyland

Boroughbury Alena

11 September 1962

Breeder: E. F. James

IE CH Ballykelly Sile Of Carrokeel

15 May 1965

Lifespan:
8 years, 6 months.

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly O'Flanagan

12 November 1962

Breeder: S. Seale

IE GB CH McGilligan Of Ballykelly

11 February 1957

Breeder: S. Seale

Molony Of Ballykelly

19 June 1949

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH An Tostal Of Ballykelly

16 April 1953 Fawn

Breeder: S. Seale

Kingsholme Sunshine

3 November 1954

Breeder: C.E. Gilbert

Rippingdon Rathgelert

1 September 1950

Breeder: E.M. Croucher

Sedlestan Rosamond Of Kingsholme

22 February 1953

Breeder: Stephens

Ballykelly Mayo

11 December 1959

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH Diarmuid Of Dunamaise

17 March 1957

Breeder: J. Tyrrell

IE CH Brannigan Of Ballykelly

25 August 1950

Breeder: S. Seale

Brenda Of Ballygran

6 December 1954

Breeder: R. Harper

Casbah Of Ballykelly

5 August 1955

Breeder: S. Seale

Molony Of Ballykelly

19 June 1949

Breeder: S. Seale

Falcarragh Of Ballykelly

10 December 1950

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Bantry

7 August 1966

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Conor Of St Doulaghs

8 May 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH Connel Of Nendrum

20 January 1963

Breeder: N. Twyman

GB CH Sulhamstead Max

10 September 1959
KCSB2419AT

Lifespan:
6 years, 9 months.

Cause of death: Adder bite

Breeder: F. Nagle

GB CH Sulhamstead Fellus

14 May 1953

Lifespan:
7 years, 1 months.

Breeder: F. Nagle

GB CH Sulhamstead Mystic

9 September 1957 KCSB650AS

Lifespan:
5 years, 9 months.

Cause of death: Bloat

Breeder: F. Nagle

GB IE CH Carol Of Eaglescrag

31 August 1957

Breeder: L.S. & R. Jenkins

GB CH Sanctuary Rory of Kihone

31 January 1951

Lifespan:
9 years, 7 months.

Breeder: J. McGregor

Kilfenora Of Ouborough

12 August 1949

Breeder: J. V. Rank

Feorling Of Dunamaise

29 June 1959

Breeder: Tyrrell

Sulhamstead Sedlestan Rebel

22 September 1955

Lifespan:
4 years, 9 months.

Breeder: F. Nagle

US CH Cragwood Barney O'Shea of Riverlawn

12 March 1949 Gr

Lifespan:
6 years, 6 months.

Breeder: N. Smith

Sedlestan Rona

19 March 1950

Lifespan:
5 years, 6 months.

Cause of death: Died after giving birth

Breeder: Stephens

Brenda Of Ballygran

6 December 1954

Breeder: R. Harper

Molony Of Ballykelly

19 June 1949

Breeder: S. Seale

Gail Of Boroughbury

20 December 1951

Breeder: E. F. James

Ballykelly Bawneen

4 August 1960

Breeder: S. Seale

IE GB CH McGilligan Of Ballykelly

11 February 1957

Breeder: S. Seale

Molony Of Ballykelly

19 June 1949

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH Artel Ballykelly Sandy

26 November 1943

Breeder: S. Seale

Shanganagh Of Ballykelly

29 July 1945

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH An Tostal Of Ballykelly

16 April 1953
Fawn

Breeder: S. Seale

IE CH Brannigan Of Ballykelly

25 August 1950

Breeder: S. Seale

Patricia Of Boroughbury

6 May 1948

Breeder: E. F. James

Kingsholme Sunshine

3 November 1954

Breeder: C.E. Gilbert

Rippingdon Rathgelert

1 September 1950

Breeder: E.M. Croucher

Kerryman Of Boroughbury

12 April 1947

Breeder: E. F. James

Rippingdon Tessa Of Boroughbury

25 July 1947

Breeder: E.M. Croucher

Sedlestan Rosamond Of Kingsholme

22 February 1953

Breeder: Stephens

GB CH Sanctuary Rory of Kihone

31 January 1951

Lifespan:
9 years, 7 months.

Breeder: J. McGregor

Sedlestan Rona

19 March 1950

Lifespan:
5 years, 6 months.

Cause of death: Died after giving birth

Breeder: Stephens

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 3

Elpyk Bantry Og (19 Offspring)

Elpyk Brilliant O'Casey

Elpyk Kilquiggan

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 9

Number of litters with half siblings: 1

Litter number 1:

Born 17 August 1971

Sire: Ballykelly Clogga Dam: Ballykelly Bantry

Ard Riog Of Elpyk

Ardmore Of Elpyk (22 Offspring)

Cailin Cliste Of Elpyk (4 Offspring)

Cu Aluinn Of Elpyk

Cu Feasa Of Elpyk

Garri Eoin Of Elpyk

Gort-Na-Mona Of Elpyk

Invermore Of Elpyk

Uisge Beata Of Elpyk

Number of offspring: 15

Total number of unique descendants: 31,103

(Total born worldwide after Elpyk Balbriggan: 143,182)

Litter number 1. Partner: Ballykelly Tolkagh

Litter born: 15 April 1976

Ballykelly Killiney

Litter number 2. Partner: Ballykelly Blarney

Litter born: 21 August 1976

Ballykelly Ballybright Lifespan: 7 years, 4 months (Heart failure)

Ballykelly Ballyshine

Litter number 3. Partner: Gulliagh Falcarragh

Litter born: 1 September 1976

Ballykelly Alice

Ballykelly Ann Marie (6 Offspring)

Ballykelly Jane BRINDLE

Litter number 4. Partner: Deirdre Of Knockanaffrin

Litter born: 1 January 1977

Ballykelly Doogan (25 Offspring) Grey Brindle

Ballykelly Doonbeg

Litter number 5. Partner: Oonagh Of Duleek

Litter born: 14 February 1977

Scollan

Litter number 6. Partner: Ballykelly Bunbeg

Litter born: 2 August 1977

Ballykelly O'Hartigan

Litter number 7. Partner: Gulliagh Falcarragh

Litter born: 4 December 1977

Ballykelly Maigh (1 Offspring) Lifespan: 9 years, 0 months

Ballykelly Maol (3 Offspring)

Ballykelly Muire (3 Offspring) Lifespan: 9 years, 6 months

Litter number 8. Partner: Killykeen Kilvara

Litter born: 2 June 1978

Killykeen King (24 Offspring) Lifespan: 11 years, 0 months

Killykeen Mary O'Hara (2 Offspring)

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Ancestors:

Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 47 (23M/24F)

Ancestorloss: 15

Percentage lost: 24.19%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 75.81%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 4.59% (5 generations)

Coefficient of Inbreeding compared to breed average

The Kennel Club recommends breeding with a lower Coefficient of inbreeding (COI) than the average.
Average COI worldwide over the last 10 years for 5 generations is 3.36%.

Green areas are well below average COI. The yellow area marks average COI +/- 0.5% point. Red areas are well above average.

Lifespan in pedigree

Average recorded lifespan in pedigree: 7 years, 2 months.Based on lifespan-info of 11 entries in pedigree out of a possible 62 (17.74 %).

Recorded breed average in iwdb.org is 7 years, 5 months.Based on lifespan-info of 6233 dogs

Dogs that died in their first year are left out of the calculations, according to normal practice when calculating average longevity information in dogs.

Veterans

Basis for veteran age is FCI-regulations; 8 years

We have 4 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 7 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 51 dogs

36.36% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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