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Strong Commercial Demand for Ruthin Lleyns

At the sale of Lleyn Sheep at Ruthin on Monday 2nd September, a firm trade was seen in the female section with strong commercial demand for rams.

The female section was topped by the champion pen of shearlings from JA & R Geldard & Sons, Kendal which went on to sell for £305 per head to the pre show judge Ifor Jones, Abergele. The second prize pen came in next when selling for £200 per head to TJ Ellis. There was over 60 pens selling for £140 per head and above.

Ruthin 2013 - Champion Ram WJ & DJ Williams 5400gns

Ruthin Champion Ram

The ewe lambs were topped by the first prize pen from WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli which went on to sell for £130 per head to D Jones. E & D Jones, Machynlleth were next to top with £118 to GG & HE Sevenoaks.

The champion ram topped at 5400gns. Bred and shown by WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli this shearling ram is sired by a Hamish Goldie ram out of a homebred ewe. He was bought by DJ Steen, Lockerbie.

JA & R Geldard & Son, Kendal sold a ram sired by a H Wells ram for 3000gns to E & D Jones, Machynlleth. Wynne Davies, Pwllheli sold Bronallt Brett for 2000gns to RV Jones. This was bred out of home bred parents with the sire going back to a JRS & C Burrows ram.

Averages
1099 Shlg Ewes to £305 av £137.01
393 Ewe Lambs to £130 av £81.45
170 Ewes to £140 av £122.33
70 Shlg Rams to 5400gns av £803.70
6 Aged Rams to 420gns av £346.50

Show Results
Pen of Shearling Ewes
1. JA & R Geldard & Sons, 2. JK Goldie, 3. H Goldie

Pen of Ewe Lambs
1. WJ &DJ Williams, 2. C Price, 3. H Goldie

Pen of Aged Ewes
1. WJ & DJ Williams, 2. AW Hughes

Champion Pen of Females JA & R Geldard & Sons (shearling ewes), Reserve Pen of Females WJ & DJ Williams (ewe lambs)

Aged Ram
1. DW Ellis, 2. C Sackville-Hamilton, 3. A & E Davies

Shearling Ram
1. WJ & DJ Williams, 2. AW Davies, 3. GO Williams

Shearling Ram bred by North Wales Club Member
1. AW Davies, 2. WJ & DJ Williams, 3. GO Williams

Champion Ram WJ & DJ Williams (shearling ram), Reserve Ram AW Davies (NW shearling ram)

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Related Links
link Role of Sheep in Shaping Our Landscapes
link Beltex and Dunbia Renew Lamb Export Scheme Offer
link Lleyn Sheep Society Exeter Sale Report 2013
link Sheep Breeders


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