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Lleyn Sheep to 1700gns at Skipton
2012-10-08

A positive trade was seen for the final Lleyn Sheep Society sale of the year at Skipton Auction Mart on Thursday 4th October.

WJ & DJ Williams 1st prize shearlings £240

lleyn shearlings
WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli had a particularly good day topping the shearling ewe and ewe lamb section.

Mr Williams first prize shearling ewes realised £240/head when selling to J Kingan, Dumfries. Messrs Williams sold a pen of shearlings for £200/head to Kirklington Farms. D Alexander, Ayrshire sold a two pens for £200 and £190 to N Speake, Oakworth.

In the ewe lamb section WJ & DJ Williams realised £130/head when selling to M Kinnes, Driffield. The first prize pen from T & B Fort sold for £125/head to the same buyer. AW Davies, Pwllheli sold a pen for £120/head to G Morton & Sons, Hull. Farmstock genetics, Selkirk sold their second prize pen for £120/head to M Kinnes.

The ram section was topped by H & M Dugdale, Settle, selling a Lynda Jenkinson sired ram which had stood third in the pre sale show for 1700gns to P Weaver, Newark. E & D Jones, Machynlleth were next to top with 1250gns for a homebred sired ram which sold to Christine Thompson, Helmsley. The Jones sold their second ram for 950gns to AF Hodsman. The Champion ram Brighton House Ambassador from T & B Fort, Keighley sold for 900gns to A Robinson, Wetherby.

Show Results

H & M Dugdale 3rd prize ram top price 1700gns

lleyn ram

Shearling Ewes
1st  WJ & DJ Williams
2nd  J Vickerton & Sons
3rd  G & A Fort

Ewe Lambs
1st  T & B Fort
2nd  Farmstock Genetics
3rd  AW Davies

Shearling Ram
1st  T & B Fort
2nd  AW Davies
3rd  H & M Dugdale

Averages
Shearling ewes    to £240    av. £153
Ewe Lambs    to £130    av. £89
Rams      to 1700gns  av. £495

Top Prices

Shearling Ewes
WJ & DJ Williams  £240
D Alexander    £200
WJ & DJ Williams  £200
D Alexander    £190
G & A Fort    £185
AW Davies    £180
H & M Dugdale    £180
JA & R Geldard & Sons  £180

Ewe Lambs
WJ & DJ Williams  £130
T & B Fort    £125
AW Davies    £120
Farmstock Genetics  £120
H Goldie     £110 (x2)
P Knowles     £100 (x2)

Rams
H & M Dugdale    1700gns
E & D Jones    1250gns
E & D Jones    950gns
T & B Fort    900gns
H & M Dugdale    800gns
G & A Fort    750gns
T & B Fort    650gns
AW Davies    620gns

link Close Encounters Dalesbred Delight at Skipton
link Tattersall Lambs Tops at Skipton Prime Show
link Mule Ewe Lambs Dearer Than Expected at Skipton

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