Hexham Sale 2019
The 55th annual show and sale of Bluefaced Leicester rams saw regular and new purchasers around the ring keen to bid for the sheep brought forward.
The classes were ably judged by Mr Edward Peart, Woodcroft who gave his Champion to the first prized shearling from M/s T L Forster & Son, Lowes Fell. This was with a homebred ram 50/L012 sired by 3935/H10 Piel View and out of a home bred ewe and went on to sell for £760.
The Reserve Championship went to M/s W R & J Barron, The Deans (Hexhamshire) with their aged ram 1068/K009 sired by Leadburnlea 3199/H005 and out of a homebred ewe.
A great show was present and averaged £407.62.
Shearling Rams - £760, £650, £600 (x2) & £550 Lowes Fell, £520 The Shield, £440 Hexhamshire, £420 Lowes Fell, £370 The Shield, £360 & £320 Hexhamshire
2 shear Rams - £400 & £320 Hexhamshire