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High Demand for Lleyn Sheep at Welshpool
2012-10-01

Exceptional clearance rates across the board were achieved at a very successful Lleyn Sheep Society sale of registered sheep at Welshpool Market on Saturday 29th September 2012.

WJ & DJ Williams sells shearling ewes for top price £255

LLeyn shearling ewes

100% clearance was seen in the shearling ewe section with WJ & DJ Williams, Nefyn topping the prices. Messrs Williams 2nd prize pen sold for £255/head to ELL Williams, Gwynedd.

The third prize pen from DN Bennett & Son, Powys sold for £238/head to N Legge, Leominster. Christine Lewis, Powys sold her first prize pen for £225/head to WP Davies, LLanelwy.

In the ewe lamb section once again WJ & DJ Williams were at the top when selling the champion pen for £170/head to A Pritchard, Deeside. DN Bennett & Son sold the third prize pen for £160/head to N Legge, Leominster while DA Jones, Powys sold the second prize pen for £150/head to EM Evans, Oswestry.

Champion ram from H & M Dugdale 1400gns

LLeyn Champion ram

The ram section was won by H & M Dugdale, Settle who also realised the top price of 1400gns when selling their homebred shearling to G & A Fort, Keighley.

DN Bennett & Son were next with their second prize Goldie son selling for 980gns to M White, Coldfield.

Robert Bennett, Powys was next to top with his third prize shearling selling for 780gns to G Williams, Meifod.

 

Show Results:

Shearling Ewes
1st Christine Lewis
2nd WJ & DJ Williams
3rd  DN Bennett & Son

Ewe lambs
1st WJ & DJ Williams
2nd DA Jones
3rd  DN Bennett & Son

Champion Females WJ & DJ Williams – ewe lambs

Reserve Females  Christine Lewis – shearling ewes

Rams
1st H & M Dugdale
2nd DN Bennett & Son
3rd  Robert Bennett

Champion Ram H & M Dugdale

Reserve Ram  DN Bennett & Son

Averages
Shearling ewes to £255  av. £149
Ewe lambs to £170  av. £99
Ewes  to £120  av. 94
Aged Rams to 520gns av. £336
Shlg Rams to 1400gns  av. £546

Top Prices:

Shearling Ewes:
WJ & DJ Williams  £255
DN Bennett & Son £238
Christine Lewis  £225
Christine Lewis  £195
SJ Smith £192
Christine Lewis  £180
SJ Smith £178
Harper Adams College  £172
JN & MJ Ellis  £172

Ewe Lambs
WJ & DJ Williams  £170
DN Bennett & Son £160
DA Jones £150
DN Bennett & Son £126
Christine Lewis  £120
RV & GE Jones  £120
RV & GE Jones  £116
WJ & DJ Williams  £115
ST Morris £110

Ewes
KA & EA Jones  £120
RP Tucker  £104

Shearling Rams
H & M Dugdale  1400gns
DN Bennett & Son 980gns
Robert Bennett  780gns
DW & CF Morris  620gns
H & M Dugdale  600gns
AW Davies 600gns
DN Bennett & Son 580gns

Aged Rams
JB Joseph  520gns
DW Ellis 290gns

link Carlisle Lleyns Peak at 18,000gns
link Lanark Beltex Champion Tops at 4,500gns
link All in the Breeding at Alpaca Classic 2012

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