Anne Loftus, chairman of the North of England Region of the
British Charollais Sheep Society, presented the supreme champion
at the society’s annual show and sale of commercial Charollais
rams at Craven Cattle Marts’ Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues,
Anne Loftus with her Skipton Charollais ram champion.
Anne, from Lodge Farm, Thistleton, near Kirkham, Lancs, won the
title with “Castellau Flying Fred,” a December, 2004,
pedigree-registered shearling ram by Galtrees Dominator and a grandson
of Cairhill Cavalier.
Charles and Valerie Marwood, of Foulrice Farm, Whenby, York, supreme
champions in 2005, were prominent again this year when achieving
the day’s top price of 540 guineas with the second prize
shearling ram, bought by JN&DE Wood, of Horton-in-Ribblesdale,
Another North Craven purchaser DR Robinson, of Eldroth, Clapham,
paid 320gns for the third in class, from JR&DA Eagland, of
The first prize ram lamb and reserve show champion was a December,
2005, son of Harmby Moor Capello, shown by JA&R Geldard & Sons,
of Low Foulshaw Farm, Kendal, and bought by Gerald Beresford & Son,
of Hellifield, for 290gns.
Charles and Valerie Marwood’s third prize ram lamb went for
250gns to Lincolnshire buyers RI Clough & Son, of Spilsby,
with the runner-up from JR&DA Eagland selling locally at 170gns
to Bobby Clarkson, of Embsay.
Peter Woof top dog at Skipton Texel Sale
Record Texel Sale Price at Carlisle
again a happy hunting ground for Foxes