Hexham Ram & Female Sale Sale Reports

Hexham Ram & Female Sale

22nd September 2021

Hexham

Miss Helen Donald, Leadmill

Hexham – Wednesday 23rd September, 2021

Show and Sale Kindly Sponsored by Hexham & Northern Marts

This years sale saw an increased entry of  47 Registered Bluefaced Leicesters with a catalogued entry of 44 Shearling Rams and 3 females.  With a healthy ring of buyers keen to bid for the lots on offer,  this resulted in an average of £474.24 a small increase compared to last year’s sale

The pre sale show this year was ably judged by County Durham member Miss Helen Donald from the Leadmill flock who was taking on the role of Judge at an Association Sale for the first time.

After careful consideration Helen found her overall champion in the shearling ram pen of Mrs Suzie Claydon, Clarilaw based in Melrose in the Scottish Borders.  He was a home bred ram Clarilaw 4407/N007 he was sired by Auchry 4447/K018 out of a homebred ewe Clairlaw 4407/J009 he was later sold for £700.00

Reserve Overall Champion was awarded to the second prize shearling ram this one was from J E G Shand & A R Carter, Street, this was homebred ram 2814/N011  sired by Rossiebank 840/K009 out of a homebred ewe Street 2814/K020 he was cashed for the second highest price of the day £1200.00

Top price on the day was £1600 this was for a homebred shearling ram from T L Forster & Son, Lowes Fell.  He was 50/N002 sired by Whinnyhall 4369/K001 and out of a homebred ewe 50/H021.  Lowes Fell sold another of their homebred rams 50/N017 sired by Lowes Fell 50/K005 out of homebred ewe 50/L021 and was sold for £1000.00

The Female Champion was a homebred gimmer brought out by Ian S Fenwick, Fenwick Flock she was sired by West Biggins 409/M007 and out of a home bred ewe Fenwick 4593/H003

Aged Ram

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Aged Ram J E G Shand & A R Carter Street 842
2nd Aged Ram Mr & Mrs I M & H B Jackson Acer 811

Shearling Ram

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Shearling Ram Mrs R J Claydon Clarilaw 831
2nd Shearling Ram J E G Shand & A R Carter Street 843
3rd Shearling Ram T L Forster & Son Lowes Fell 817
4th Shearling Ram T L Forster & Son Lowes Fell 816

Gimmer Shearling

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Gimmer Shearlings I S Fenwick Fenwick 846
2nd Gimmer Shearling I S Fenwick Fenwick 847
3rd Gimmer Shearling I S Fenwick Fenwick 845

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall Champion & Male Champion Mrs R J Claydon 1st Prize Shearling Ram
Reserve Overall Champion & Male Champion J E G Shand & A R Carter 2nd Prize Shearling Ram
Female Champion I S Fenwick 1st prize Gimmer Shearling
Reserve Female Champion I S Fenwick 2nd prize Gimmer Shearling

Gallery

Overall Champion 4407 N007 Clarilaw sold for £700

Mrs R J Claydon, Clarilaw with Judge Miss Helen Donald

Reserve Overall Champion sold for £1200 Street 2814 N011

Overall Champion and Reserve

Top Price Lot 817 sold for £1600 from T L Forster & Son, Lowes Fell

Lot 819 sold for £1000 from Lowes Fell

Female Champion from I S Fenwick, Fenwick Flock

Auctioneer Jack Walton

Judge Miss Helen Donald with Association President Carl Stephenson

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Jack Walton and Trevor Simpson

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