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Strong demand for Vendeen at Carlisle
13/08/05

British Vendeen Sheep Society
TWENTIETH NATIONAL SHOW & SALE
MV Accredited Pedigree Vendeen Sheep
(Sold under the British Vendeen Sheep Society Rules)
Friday 12th August 2005

A strong demand prevailed at the Vendeen sheep society's premier show and sale at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, attracting a good ringside of buyers.

Berryfields Denver
Berryfields Denver - 700gns

Topping the sale at 700gns was shearling ram from Will Vernon-Miller of the Berryfields flock based at Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. Berryfields Denver is a January born group 2 son of the 2003 Breed Champion at the Great Yorkshire show. He was sold to WN & J Briggs of Halferne, Castle Douglas.

Following at 620gns was another shearling ram this time from the Lyham flock of RN Howie & Ptrs, Chatton, Alnwick. Lyham Dakota, a February born sired lamb of Blackwell Vivaque, was purchased by RW Rowlinson of Musden Grange, Ashbourne.

Selling up to 600gns was the second entry into the sale ring a shearling ram from Charles Vernon-Miller of the Blackwell flock based at Shipston-on-Stour. Blackwell Different, an ARR/ARR group ram was bred from the Blackwell Commandant sire which had sold earlier in the sale. He was knocked down to KR Till & Sons of Spring House Farm, Thirsk.

Blackwell Commandant - Supreme Champion
Blackwell Commandant - Supreme Champion

Supreme Champion of the day was an aged ram from the Blackwell flock of Charles Vernon-Miller. Blackwell Commandant already has show credits to his name winning breed champion at this years Great Yorkshire Show. He was sold for 540gns to S Whiteford of St.Johns Kirk, Biggar.

Averages - 14 shearling rams £381.00, 5 lamb rams £249.90, 6 shearling gimmres £234.50.

 

Prize List
Class 1
1st        801 Vernon-Miller
2nd        809 Vernon-Miller
3rd        811 Jones
4th        821 Howie
 
Class 2
1st        827 Howie
2nd        828 Howie
3rd        831 Waddington
4th        830 Howie
 
Class 3
1st        837 Howie
2nd        838 Howie
3rd        835 Howie
4th        826 Howie
 
Supreme Champion                   801 Vernon-Miller
Reserve Supreme Champion      837 Howie
 

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