Forward: 90 head of Pedigree Charollais Females CCM Auctions conducted the 10th Anniversary Sale of Charollais females held under the auspices of The British Charollais Sheep Society. John & Richard Geldard of Low Foulshaw, Gilpin Bridge claimed Championship & Reserve Champion honours with 2 gimmer shearlings from their long established Wraycastle Flock. The champion (Lot 54) sired by Parkgate Jack and scanned twins to Galtres Never Say Never Again, which was a 2500gns purchase at the Worcester Premier Sale this year, It sold for 720gns to Messrs Beaumont of Longridge, Preston. Messrs Geldard also presented the Reserve Champion with the same sire and service details, this time for the top price in sale of 950gns to Messrs Tindall of Linton Springs, Wetherby.

Messrs Marwood who own the Foulrice flock based at Whenby, presented the first and second prize ewe lambs. Both were sired by the homebred ram Lightening itseld a product of Castellau Krypton. Messrs Tindall claimed the first prize ewe lamb at 600gns, whist Kenton Foster claimed the 2nd prize lamb at 400gns for his new Kentons Flock. Messrs Marwood also sold the 3rd prize shearling gimmer at 550gns to S Cummings.

Messrs DC&J Green  from the Regan flock made the long journey north from Ely in Cambridgeshire and sold a Dalby Lazelle sired lamb 480gns.

Colin Bowens’ Gwyndy flock had 520gns for a Millhouse Musician sired shearling sold scanned twins to Gwyndy Kadinsky, whilst Mark Worthington made 480gns of a shearling by Dudston Jasper in lamb to Galtres Lynz Unstoppable.


Show Results;


Ewe –

1st – GC&CJ Watson, Sulwood

2nd –WC&RL Bowen, Gwyndy


Shearling Ewe –

1st – JA&R Geldard & Son, Wraycastle

2nd –JA&R Geldard & Son, Wraycastle

3rd –CW Marwood & Son, Foulrice


Ewe Lamb –

1st –CW Marwood & Son

2nd –CW Marwood & Son

3rd – DC Green 


CHAMPION –  JA&R Geldard & Son, Wraycastle

RESERVE – JA&R Geldard & Son, Wraycastle


Chief Prices & Averages;


Ewes                                                     to 300gns             Av £304

Shearling Ewe                                   to 950gns             Av £414

Ewe Lamb                                           to 600gns             Av £314



300gns 280gns WC&RL Bowen


Shearling Ewe                                  

950gns 720gns JA&R Geldard

550gns 480gns 420gns CW Marwood & Son

520gns WC&RL Bowen

480gns 460gns M Worthington


Ewe Lamb                                          

600gns 400gns x2 340gns CW Marwood

480gns DC&J Green

350gns Honey Farm Partnership

320gns GC Watson


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