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Champion
Champion

Reserve Champion
Reserve Champion

 

Tavistock Ram Sale 2017
The 7th annual Bluefaced Leicester sale was held in Tavistock Market under the kind sponsorship of Richard Ridout. Chris Clapham of Stags auctioneers did a grand job of drawing bids for the wide variety of sheep forward. The pre-sale show was judged by Bluefaced Leicester breeder and enthusiast, Adam Garthwaite and his final decisions were as follows:

Shearling Rams
1-P L Heard (Yelland flock) with 3980/J9 by C10 Carry House out of a ewe by F1 Penhill
2-P L Heard (Yelland flock) with 3980/J12 by C10 Carry House out of a ewe by F20 Cottage
3-B Dallyn (Killington flock) with 1925/J13 by H5 Bonvilston out of a ewe by C20 Killington

Ram lambs
1-P L Heard (Yelland Flock) with 3980/K10 by H3 Carry House out of a ewe by C10 Carry House
2-P L Heard (Yelland Flock) with 3980/K9 same way bred
3-J Holman (Hatches Flock) with 4813/K4 by H5 Killington out of a ewe by D35 Duhonw

Ewes
1-N Cole (Pew Tor Flock) with 4608/G44 by D3 Old Hemley out of a ewe by Z1 Grofft

Gimmer Shearlings
1-N Cole (Pew Tor Flock) with 4608/J48 by D3 Old Hemley out of a ewe by Z1 Grofft
2-N Cole (Pew Tor Flock) with 4608/J59 by G3 SP Dalpeddar out of a ewe by Z1 Grofft

Ewe lambs
1-P L Heard (Yelland Flock) with 3980/K50 by H3 Carry House out of a ewe by F1 Penhill
2-P L Heard (Yelland Flock) with 3980/K49 same way bred

The male champion was P L Heard's shearling ram with his ram lamb as reserve male champion. The female champion was N Cole's gimmer shearling with P L Heard's ewe lamb in the reserve spot. Overall champion of the day was awarded to P L Heard's shearling ram with his ram lamb receiving the reserve champion rosette.