Lleyn Sheep Society â€“ NSA Ram Sale, Builth Wells â€“ Monday 25th September 2017
There was a buzz in the air with a busy crowd of people around the pens before the sale.Â With the total sale entry down compared to last year, a greater percentage of rams sold with 81% finding homes.Â This all helped see an improved average of +Â£117 on the shearling rams.
The highlight came from the pen of D Steen, Lockerbie.Â He sold a Ballylinney ram sired by a Tacho ram for 3500gns to Simon Kavanagh, Skipton.Â Next saw Laga Farms, Orkney sell a Lagas ram for 1300gns, this was a substitute ram which was sired by Borrins Dynamo.
The next highlights came from the pen of G & A Fort, Keighley.Â They sold the days champion Brightonhouse Flying High sired by Lochar Clansman for 950gns to D & D Morgan, Ceredigion.Â They then sold two rams for 1000gns.Â First Brightonhouse Fastrack sired by Plasucha Bran, he was sold to Edward Williams, Glamorgan. Â Then Brightonhouse Force by the same sire was purchased by DJM Farming, Bridgenorth.Â E & D Jones, Machynlleth topped at 880gns for Lluest Finnigan who was sired by Lochar Cossity.Â He was purchased by G Meyrick & Sons, Chipping Norton.
Shearling Rams to 3500gns av. Â£512 (+117)
Aged rams to 300gns av. Â£276
D Steen 3500gns
Laga Farms 1300gns
G & A Fort 1000gns (x2)
G & A Fort 950gns
E & D Jones 880gns
G & A Fort 850gns
G & A Fort 820gns
G & A fort 800gns
Judge: Derek Steen, Lockerbie