Brian White and Aoife Smith, from Naul in North County Dublin, were top dogs
with a 9,200 guineas top call at the annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs
at Skipton Auction Mart.
Farmer James ‘Amos’ Dewhurst, of Winterburn, near
Skipton, has launched new sheepdog handler training clinics.
Red Rose sheep farmer and leading triallist Robin Dean ran
away with top price honours at Skipton Auction Mart’s
opening working sheep dog sale of 2016 when selling his 15-month-old
black and white dog, Gunnerwell Alfie, for 3,600 guineas.
A phenomenal trade, including a top price of 5,600gns saw records
tumble at Skipton Auction Mart’s Autumn working sheepdogs