Annual Show & Sale at Brecon Mart

Brecon saw a good clearance rate on the rams with a new centre record price.  E & D Jones, Machynlleth sold the first prize ram Lluest (00599/2011966) sired by Southam Gunner for 2000gns to joint purchasers L Organ, Llandysul & HM Wells, Ceredigion.  Messrs Jones sold their second ram Lluest (0599/2011812) sired by Wraycastle Edwaldo for 1350gns to S Lewis, Narbeth.  Lionel Organ sold Southam Jasper (00306/2002972) sired by Limelane Harry for 980gns to N Perkins, Church Stretton.

The senior ewes saw a positive trade with two year old ewes from C & R Bowen, Haverfordwest selling for £190/head to DC John and £188/head to Crymych and JC Mathias, Swansea.

With selective minds the buyers picked their shearling ewes.  HM Wells topped the section with their first prize pen selling for £210/head to S Lewis, Narbeth.  They sold another pen at £205/head to DC John, Crymych.  E & D Jones sold their third prize pen at £200/head to GG & HE Sevenoaks, Abergavenny.  JM Hopkin & Son, Swansea got a pen away to Twose Farms, Whitland at £198/head.

The ewe lambs were topped by the first prize winners from AW Davies, Pwllheli when selling for £152/head to A & B Golledge, Gloucester.  WJ & DJ Williams, Pwllheli sold for £135/head to D Thomas, Lampeter.  Twose Farms, Whitland sold a pen of eight at £130/head to CT Cresswell, Brecon.

Averages

Senior ewes to £190 av £188

Shearling ewes to £210 av £178

Ewe lambs to £152 av £121

Rams to 2000gns av £568

Top Prices

Ewes

C & R Bowen (2YO) £190

C & R Bowen (2YO) £188

Shearling Ewes

HM Wells £210

HM Wells £205

E & D Jones £200

JM Hopkins & Son £198

C & R Bowen £182.50

CT Cresswell £180

DJ & GA Watkins £178

CT Cresswell £175

JM Hopkins & Son £175

Ewe Lambs

AW Davies £152

WJ & DJ Williams £135

Twose Farms £130

TM & JML Rees £125

AW Davies £120

CO Stewart £115 (x2)

Rams

E & D Jones (1026) 2000gns

E & D Jones (1027) 1350gns

L Organ (1007) 980gns

HM Wells (1021) 600gns

AW Davies (1004) 580gns

AW Davies (1006) 500gns

DJ & GA Watkins (1009) 500gns

Twose Farms (1014) 500gns

Show Results

Judge: Mr Edward Williams, Cefn Y Gelli

Pen of 5 Shearling Ewes

  1. HM Wells
  2. K & E James-Evans
  3. E & D Jones

Pen of 5 Ewe Lambs

  1. AW Davies
  2. T, J & E Rees
  3. CO Stewart

Shearling Ram

  1. E & D Jones (1026)
  2. HM Wells
  3. AW Davies

Shearling Ram from South Wales Club Member

  1. K & E James-Evans (1028)
  2. Twose Farms
  3. D & B Vaughan

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