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Carlisle Lleyns Peak at 18,000gns

The Lleyn Sheep Society sale of registered Lleyn sheep at Carlisle Mart on Thursday 27th September 2012 peaked when Balliliney Action Man son for 18,000gns.

Balliliney Action Man at 18,000gns

Balliliney Action Man

E & D Jones of Machymlleth's ram equalled the 2011 record, selling to Hamish Goldie, Dumfries.

Derek Steen sold his Lluest Commando son for 3,500gns to Farmstock Genetics, Selkirk.

Farmstock Genetics also bought a Bennett sired ram from GH Blakey, Morpeth for 2,600gns.

In the ram section 30 out of 144 forward sold for 1,000gns and over with an exceptional average of £960.

The females section of the sale was topped by JA & R Geldard & Sons, Levens, when their shearling ewes sold for £380/head to Aidan McConville, County Down. JK Goldie, Dumfriesshire sold shearling for £350/head to the same purchaser. DN Bennett & Son, Powys sold their third prize pen for £250/head to John Kingan, Dumfries. The Champion pen of shearlings from Lynda Jenkinson, Kirkby Stephen sold for £190/head to T Fisher & Co, Brampton.

In the ewe lambs section the first prize pen from DN Bennett & Son sold for the section top price of £260/head to JG Morton, Penrith. Farmstock Genetics were next to top with the second prize pen which sold for £210/head to AG Selway, Dorset. P Knowles, Kendal sold a pen for £158/head to C Laird, Perthshire. The third prize pen from AW Davies, Pwllheli sold for £150/head to D Oliver, Southern Ireland.

Show Results

Aged Ram

1st JG Morton (167)

2nd JA & R Geldard & Sons (185)

Shearling Ram

1st DN Bennett & Son (128)

2nd JK Goldie (237)

3rd  T & B Fort (164)

4th  JA & R Geldard & Sons (186

CHAMPION RAM DN Bennett & Son (128)


Aged Ewes

1st AW Hughes

Shearling Ewes

1st Lynda Jenkinson

2nd JA & R Geldard & Sons

3rd  DN Bennett & Son

Ewe Lambs

1st DN Bennett & Son

2nd Farmstock Genetics

3rd  AW Davies

CHAMPION FEMALES  Lynda Jenkinson – Shearling ewes

RESERVE FEMALES DN Bennett & Son – Ewe lambs


Shearling ewes to £380  av. £149

Ewe lambs to £260  av. £97

Ewes  to £140  av. £107

Shearling Rams  to 18000gns av. £960

Aged Rams to 1050gns  av. £761

Top Prices

Shearling Ewes

JA & R Geldard & Sons £380
H Goldie £350
DN Bennett & Son £250
H Goldie £220
D Alexander £200
L Jenkinson £190

Ewe Lambs

DN Bennett & Son £260
Farmstock Genetics £210
P Knowles £158
WJ & DJ Williams £150
AW Davies £150
H Goldie £140


AW Hughes £140
WJ Davidson & Son £105
WJ Davidson & Son £100

Shearling Ram

E & D Jones 18000gns
D Steen 3500gns
GH Blakey 2600gns
HL Nelless 2500gns
DN Bennett & Son 2500gns
E & D Jones2200gns

Aged Rams

JA & R Geldard & Sons 100gns
JG Morton 450gns

link Lleyn Sheep to 1700gns at Skipton
link Lanark Beltex Champion Tops at 4,500gns
link Lleyn Prices Flying High at New Roscommon Sale

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