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Beltex Ram Lambs reach 10,000gns at Carlisle

Breeders were out in force to secure the best genetics possible for the future of their flocks as ram lambs traded to a high of 10,000gns at the breed's Premier Sale.

Topping the ram lamb trade at 10,000gns was the best of a pair of lambs from the Quarrymount pen of Brian Matthews, Co Offaly, Eire. The sale leader was the Ardstewart Mr Bow Jangles sired Quarrymount William Wallace. This one is out of a homebred Beechtree Keystone daughter and sold in a three way partnership to Andrew Baillie, Callacrag, David Lawrie, Grangehall, and the Taylor family, Ochtermuthill.

Quarrymount William Wallace

Quarrymount William Wallace

Then selling at 8000gns was Kingledores Wigglesworth, a son of Glenkeen Sanders and out of the Clary Prankster daughter Kingledores Snowdrop, herself full sister to the 5500gns Kingledores Sapphire. Buyer here was A J Wood, Whittingham, Preston.

Mary Dunlop kicked trade off in good form selling her reserve male champion from the Highland, Corstane Whistler, early in the day for 6000gns. By Padkin Sugar Daddy, he’s out of the Woodies Ringleader daughter Corstane Sexy-Seven. This one heads to Orkney with R W Flaws and the Copeland family.

Paul Tippetts then sold his best of the sale at 5500gns, with this being Hackney Will.I.Am. Sired by the imported sire Scooby Doo, he’s out of the 5500gns Kingledores Sapphire, herself a Clary Prankster daughter. Taking him in a two-way split were Mary Dunlop, Corstane, and Tom and Jack Belfield.

Then going to 5200gns were Adam and Jessica Neachell when buying Kingledores Warden from Richard Wood. This one stood third in the pre-sale show and is by Glenkeen Sanders and out of the Viagrow daughter Kingledores Pearl.

The next from this pen, Kingledores Wordsworth, sold at 4800gns. Again by Sanders, this one is an ET brother to the 5200gns Warden. This one sold to Jim Young and Rory Gregor in partnership

Another from Mary Dunlop then sold at 3800gns, with this being a full ET-bred brother to her 6000gns lamb. This one sold to I Reid, Methven, Perth.

Richard Wood’s  first of the day then sold at 3700gns. Kingledores Warrior is an ET-bred Glenkeen Sanders son out of the Viagrow daughter Kingledores Phoebe, dam of last year’s Scottish National Show champion and the Carlisle show champion last year. This one sold to Messrs Wainwright, Cupar, Fife.

And following him was Hackney Warrior, full brother to the Hackney pen leader, this one went at 3400gns. He heads across the water to Northern Ireland with Matthew Burleigh, Enniskillen.

Then at 3200gns was Broxty Wishful Thinking from the Buckle family. By the 16,000gns Ardstewart Super Mario, he’s out of the Dooley Napal Broxty Riverdance and sold to Graham and Fiona Burke, Pentland.

At 3000gns was the first to come in for Stuart Currie, Beautry Warlock. By Lyonpark Thrust, he’s out of a home bred Rathbone Leader daughter. Buyers here were Messrs Barclay, Beachy, and Sinclair, Sinclair's.

Paul Tippets sold his next best at the same money, with this being Hackney Wonga, another by Scooby Doo, this time out of a homebred Fort View Pick of the Flock daughter. Taking this one home was Alasdair MacLean, Isle of Tiree.

Andrew Morton’s first lamb in the ring sold at 2800gns for Mortons Wi Fi. By Kingledores Ramses, he’s out of the Viagrow daughter Dooley Rosalee, a full sister to the 18,000gns Dooley Napal. This one was knocked down to Wallace Kennedy, Maybole.

The reserve male champion Rathbone Winston from the Davis family then sold at 2600gns. By Keasden No Nonsense, this one is out of the Westerdale Leonardo daughter Rathbone Noimie and was champion at the national Progeny Show. He heads away to Kirriemuir with J Buchan.

Next up from the same home at 2500gns and selling to Procters Farm, Clitheroe, was Rathbone Wallace. By Drumchapel Scooby, he’s out of Rathbone Penny, a Tewitt Hall Marcus daughter.

Stuart Wood’s run of lambs topped with a call of 2200gns for Woodies Wots Up Doc. By The Godfather, he’s out of the Glantre Norris daughter, Woodies Rice Crispie and heads to Grant Anderson and Alistair Jackson in a two-way split.

Also making 2200gns was Tacherhill Warren from the McKay’s. By Beachy Skidaddle, he’s out of a Corstane Mighty Max daughter. This one was the pick of R L Armstrong, Yarkhill, Hereford.

Matthew Burleigh then took 2100gns for Matt’s Wonka. By Pentland Showman, he’s out of Woodies Soho, a Kingledores Ramses daughter, and was bought by K C B Shuttleworth, Skipton.

Then at 2000gns was the only one forward from Andrew and Becky Bishop, Bishops Will.I.Am. This one is by a son of The Godfather, Ouragan Des Pres de L’Ernard, and out of a Fort View Knight dam. He was knocked down to Giles Pyman, Stainton, Penrith.

Average; 162 ram lambs £1112.22 (+£51.09).


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