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Prince of Powys is Lleyn King at Carlisle
2011-09-26

Records were broken and then smashed again in the same day at Carlisle at the fifteenth Annual Show & Sale of Registered Lleyn Sheep on Thursday 22nd September.

Champion Ram Prince of Powys sold for 18,000gns

Prince of Powys

New breed records were recorded in both the female and ram sections.

In the shearling ewes the third vendor into the ring, JA & R Geldard & Sons, Gilpin Bridge created a new breed record of £460/head when selling his champion pen to Linda Barnard, Malton. This was later smashed when Charles Sackville-Hamilton of Malton sold his pen for £500/head also to Linda Barnard.

In the rams DN Bennett & Son, Powys sold a homebred ram named Prince of Powys, sired by a Hamish Goldie ram for 18,000gns to Michael Cursiter on behalf of Laga Farms, Orkney. JA & R Geldard & Sons, Gilpin Bridge followed with a ram sired by a Sackville-Hamilton ram, selling for 7000gns to Bank Farm Partners, Worcester. At eighth lot from the end John Morton sold Power House another Hamish Goldie sired ram for 7000gns to DN Bennett & Son.

Emrys and Dylan Jones had a good sale, selling a Derek Steen sired ram for 3400gns to Jock Allan of Biggar and a Wynne Davies sired ram for 3000gns to H & M Dugdale & Son, Settle also another two rams for 2800gns and 2000gns.

Ewe lambs saw a positive trade with few pens below the £100 mark. The top price was £230/head realised by and DN Bennett & Son to M Kinnes, Kilham. AW Davies, Pwllheli had a pen at £150 to Sean Magee, Newry, County Down, while Walling & Nixon of Melrose sold a pen for £145 to R & S Turnbull, Inverbervie.

Show Results
Shearling Ram

1st DN Bennett & Son
2nd T Fort
3rd JG Morton
Shearling Ewes
1st JA & R Geldard
2nd J Kingan
3rd AW Davies
Ewe Lambs
1st DN Bennet & Son
2nd Farmstock Genetics – B Walling
3rd Walling & Nixon

Averages
Shearling Ewes to £500.00 average £176.53 (+10.88)
Ewe Lambs to £230.00 average £108.70 (+29.40)
Ewes to £155.00 average £115.54
Rams to18000gns average £1019.03 (+890.50)

Top Prices
Shearling Ewes

Charles Sackville-Hamilton £500
JA & R Geldard £460
DN Bennett & Son £280
Hamish Goldie £270
Hamish Goldie £260
JK Goldie £260
AW Davies £250
AW Davies £220
DCS Alexander £220
DCS Alexander £210
P Knowles £210
Ewe Lambs
DN Bennett & Son £230
AW Davies £150
Walling & Nixon £145
JA & R Geldard £140
Farmstock Genetics £140
DN Bennett & Son £130
WJ & DJ Williams £130
HL Nelless £130 (x2)
Christine Lewis £130
Rams
DN Bennett & Sons 18,000gns
JA & R Geldard 7,000gns
JG Morton 7,000gns
E & D Jones 3400gns
E & D Jones 3000gns
E & D Jones 2800gns
JA & R Geldard 2500gns
E & D Jones 2000gns
Robert Johnston 1800gns
T Fort 1500gns

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