Penrith Ram & Female Sale Sale Reports

Penrith Ram & Female Sale

6th October 2016

Penrith

Mr John Stott, Laund

On Thursday the 6th October Penrith & District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their Annual Evening Sale of Bluefaced Leicester rams and females. With a slight increase of numbers forward on last year, this bought buyers in from Northern Ireland, Scotland and most of Northern England, and this proved to be a very successful sale.

Judge was Mr John Stott from Laund flock, Preston who found his Champion from the Redhill pen of Mr A C Hutchinson, who was selling at Penrith for the first time. The Champion was a homebred ram lamb 2005/J3 sired by 1080/H5 Shafthill, and out of a homebred ewe by 1538/C3 Midlock, and he was cashed in at £1000 to M/s Hodgson, High Borrans Farm.

The Reserve Champion was a homebred ewe lamb from M/s Lord, Hewgill 980/J81, and was sired by 746/G23 Marriforth. She was later sold for £320 to M H Brennand, Park House.

Top price on the day came for M/s Lord, Hewgill with a stylish homebred shearling ram 980/H18 sired by Hewgill G49, and out of a homebred ewe by another homebred sire 980/B41. He was purchased for £6500 by K D Harryman, Keskadale, Newlands.

Leading Prices
Shearling Rams – £6500, £3500, £3500, £1700, £1300 Hewgill; £450 Street House; £420, £400 Wanthwaite

Ram Lambs – £3500, £2600, £1200 Hewgill; £2500 Skeughdale; £1700, £1500 Hundith; £1200, £1000, £800 Kirkby Redgate; £1000, £600, £420, £400 Redhill; £680, £500 (2) Leaveyholme; £650 Belmont

Aged Rams

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Aged Rams Messrs Murray Throp 11

Shearling Rams

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Shearling Rams Messrs Lord Hewgill 7
2nd Shearling Rams Messrs Lord Hewgill 4
3rd Shearling Rams Messrs Lord Hewgill 5
4th Shearling Rams T W Bell Wanthwaite 13

Ram Lambs

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Ram Lambs A C Hutchinson Red Hill 18
2nd Ram Lambs Messrs Lord Hewgill 41
3rd Ram Lambs A C Hurchinson Red Hill 17
4th Ram Lambs Messrs Lord Hewgill 39

Females

Placing Class Exhibitor Flock Name Lot Number
1st Females Messrs Lord Hewgill 62
2nd Females Messrs Lord Hewgill 61

Bluefaced Champions

Category Exhibitor Type
Overall Champion A C Hutchinson Ram Lamb
Reserve Overall Champion Messrs Lord Ewe Lamb

Gallery

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