Lleyn Sheep Society – Annual Sale at Welshpool Mart – Saturday 24th September 2016

There was a strong clearance in the aged ewe section at Welshpool with every pen finding a home.  K.E. Griffiths, Felindre topped the section with 5 two year old ewes selling for £132/head to CR Pryce, Welshpool.  J & H Lloyd Francis, Llanfaian sold 12 two year olds for £130/head to EW Hughes, Llanbedr.  J & R Davies, Welshpool sold 10 three year olds for £128/head to D Costelloe, Bletchley.

The shearling ewe section was topped by DN Bennett & Sons, Meifod who sold their 2nd prize pen of for £320/head to RH Lewis, Neathe.  Next came G & A Fort who had travelled from West Yorkshire.  They sold the 1st prize pen for £240/head to the same buyer.  JA & R Geldard & Sons sold for £215/head to P & S Eckett, Sturminster.  The third prize pen from WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli sold for £210/head to RH Lewis, Neath.  The non MVA section saw RO Rees, Llanbrynmair sell for £130/head.

In the ewe lamb section it was the first prized pen from WJ & DJ Williams which topped the prices.  E Morris, Prestigne paid £150/head for this pen.  Next J2 Farming, Oswestry sold 10 lambs for £120/head to TA Irwin & Son, Umberleigh.  WJ & DJ Williams sold another pen at £105/head to A Jones, Pwllheli.  C Price, Brecon, WG & AF Lewis, Montgomery and RV & GE Jones, Wrexham all sold pens for £100/head.

The champion ram, Fort Ever Ready from T & B Fort, Keighley realised the highest price of 2100gns when selling to TG Evans, Newtown.  This shearling ram was sired by Lochar Clansman out of a homebred ewe.  Next JA & R Geldard & Sons, Kendal sold Wraycastle Edric by a Laga ram for 1180gns to D Knowles, New Hutton.  Lionel Organ, Llangeler, sold Southam Elderado by Lochar Braveheart for 1020gns to DW & CF Morris, St Clears.

Averages

Aged ewes to £132 av. £116

MVA Shearling Ewes to £320 av. £129

Non MVA Shearling Ewes to £130 av. £130

Ewe Lambs to £150 av. £80

Rams to 2100gns av. £506

Top Prices

Ewes

KE Griffiths £132

J & H Lloyd Francis £130

J & R Davies £128

J & R Davies £122

Shearling Ewes

DN Bennett £320

G & A Fort £240

JA & R Geldard & Sons £215

WJ & DJ Williams £210

E & D jones £185

JA & R Geldard & Sons £180

R Bennett £170

S Greig £170

AW Davies £160

J2 Farming £160

Ewe Lambs

WJ & DJ Williams £150

J2 Farming £120

WJ & DJ Williams £105

C Price £100

WG & AF Lewis £100 (x2)

RV & GE Jones £100

J2 Farming £92

JE George £90

L Organ £90

P Knowles £90

Rams

T & B Fort 2100gns

JA & R Geldard & Sons 1180gns

L Organ 1020gns

C Lewis 850gns

G & A Fort 800gns

JA & R Geldard & Sons 800gns

AW Davies 720gns

G & A fort 600gns

JA & R Geldard & Sons 580gns

WJ & DJ Williams 520gns

AW Davies 500gns

Show Results

Judge: Jim Goldie, Dumfries

Shearling Ewes

  1. G & A Fort
  2. DN Bennett & Son
  3. WJ & DJ Williams

Ewe Lambs

  1. WJ & DJ Williams & Son
  2. D Knowles
  3. J George

Rams

  1. T & B Fort (346)
  2. C Lewis (325)
  3. WJ & DJ Williams (303)