ANNUAL SALE OF RIGISTERED DALESBRED SHEEP
The winner of the Royston Baxter Trophy awarded for the Champion Dalesbred sheep was Michael Carr of Bracken Bottom with a John Bradley got shearling ram bred from a homebred ewe which sold to T&CM Kelsall & Sons of chipping for 450gns.
Reserve Champion was the 1st prize Aged Ram, a 2 shear ram shown by R Jackson & Son of Horton in Ribblesdale which sold to Graham Hayton of Bolton Abbey for 150gns.
Rams saw a good clearance rate whilst the ewe and gimmer lamb trade was very good.
Show results –
Judges: Miss H Drinkall & Miss C Brown
1st R Jackson Lot 2
2nd AB Woodhouse Lot 4
3rd JM&CJ Dawson Lot 1
1st MJ&A Carr Lot 41
2nd A&MA Wright Lot 51
3rd JA Stoney Lot 54
Champion – MJ&A Carr Lot 41
Reserve – R Jackson Lot 2
Pedigree Shearling Rams av £110 to 450gns
Pedigree Aged Rams av £141 to 150gns
Dalesbred Gimmer Lambs to £68 av £59 Hayton & Stocks
Dalesbred Shearlings Gimmers to £122 av £113 Messrs Coates
Dalesbred Ewes (2/3crop) to £112 av £99 Taylor Bros
Chief Prices –
450gns MJ&A Carr
220gns PD Bowdin
220gns JM Wilson & Son