Lleyn Sheep Society Annual Sale – Brecon Mart

This year saw a new centre record as the rams topped at 900gns.  The rams were easier sold with many finding homes especially in the easy ballot with commercial buyers using for crossbreeding.  The stronger females sold well with buyers for smaller numbers in attendance.

The senior ewes saw 100% clearance with C Lewis, Trefeglwys topping with a pen of two-year olds which sold for £132/head to M & NM Chappelle, Hereford.  As part of a flock dispersal, A Thomas, Cowbridge sold a pen of three-year olds for £128/head to EJ Kinsey & Son, Caersws.  The same buyer bought another pen from the same home at £110/head.

The shearling ewe section was topped by the first prize pen from HM Wells, Cardigan when they went on to sell for £202/head to Twose Farms, Whitland.  E & L Thomas, St Clears sold pens for £160 and £150/head both bought by C Eynon, Whitland.  The third prize pen from WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli sold for £155 also to C Eynon.

The ewe lambs also saw the prize winners top.  The first prize pen from WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli sold for £102/head to JPL Owens, Rhayader.  Three pens sold for the £100/head mark.  First AW Davies sold the third prize pen to Messrs Owens.  C Price, Brecon sold a pen of ten to E & L Thomas, St Clears.  DW & CF Morris, St Clears sold the second prize pen to S Lewis, Narbeth.

The top priced ram of the day was a Lluest Ram (00599/1810162) from E & D Jones, Machynlleth.  Sired by Wraycastle Edwaldo he sold for 900gns to SR & A Watkins, Llanwrda.  Messrs Jones sold the 1st prize ram Lluest Ram (00599/1810148) sired by Laga Fantastic for 520gns to DJ Hopkin, Swansea.  The second prize ram from L Organ, Landysul, Southam Hitman (00306/1802451) sired by a Laga ram sold for 470gns to K & E James-Evans, Lampeter.

Top Prices

Senior Ewes

C Lewis £132

A Thomas £128

A Thomas £110

C Lewis £102

A Thomas £95

A Thomas £94

Shearling Ewes

HM Wells £202

E & L Thomas £160

WJ & DJ Williams £155

E & L Thomas £150

D & B Vaughan £140

L Organ £136

Ewe Lambs

WJ & DJ Williams £102

AW Davies £100

C Price £100

DW & CF Morris £100

C Price £98

WJ & DJ Williams £96


E & D Jones 900gns

E & D Jones 520gns

L Organ 470gns

AW Davies 460gns

L Organ 400gns


Show Results

Judge: W Lewis, Lanbadarn


Shearling Ewes

  1. HM Wells
  2. E & D Jones
  3. WJ & DJ Williams

Ewe Lambs

  1. WJ & DJ Williams
  2. DW & CF Morris
  3. AW Davies

Shearling Ram

  1. E & D Jones (25)
  2. L Organ (1)
  3. AW Davies (18)

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