Lleyn Sheep Society Sale - NSA Builth Wells 2018

There was a good crowd around the Lleyn ring although buyers had distinct budgets in mind hence many rams could be bought from 300 -450gns.  It had been noted that the longevity of the Lleyn ram means that buyers are making do in these uncertain times hence they are not purchasing unnecessarily, and they are ‘making do’ with the older rams at home if they can for this year.

The highlight of the sale saw D Steen, Moffat sell a Ballylinney shearling ram (00809/1700066) sired by a Ballylinney sire for 2000gns to Lionel Organ, Carmarthen.  Next E & D Jones, Machynlleth sold a Lluest shearling ram (00599/1708898), sired by Lochar Cossity for 1700gns to C Price, Brecon.  The same vendor sold another Lluest shearling ram (00599/1708553) sired by Wraycastle Emmanuel for 1150gns to G & A Fort, West Yorkshire.

The first prize ram from Robert Bennett, Meifod, Plasucha Genuine Mastercard (00893/1606541), sired by Plasucha Dependable sold for 700gns to A Cooper Dorchester.  The same purchaser bought the second prized ram from G & A Fort, Brightonhouse Golden Fire (01299/1713900) sired by Brightonhouse Emperor.  He realised 650gns.


Shearling rams to 2000gns av. £403

Aged Rams to 450gns av £472.50

Clearance rate 64%


D Steen 2000gns

E & D Jones 1700gns

E & D Jones 1150gns

R Bennett 700gns

G & A Fort 650gns

E & D Jones 600gns

Laga Farms 580gns

G & A Fort 520gns

E & D Jones 500gns

GG & HE Sevenoaks 500gns


Judge: Simon Kavanagh

Shearling Ram

  1. R Bennett (4081)
  2. G & A Fort (4043)
  3. DN Bennett & Son (4096)


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