C District Aged Rams – 18 October 2023
18 : 10 : 23
Venue: Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart
Judges: C Akrigg, Manor Farm, M Jenkinson, Whingill
Ram, 3 years old & upwards
|2nd||JW Porter & D&CE Marston||10|
|3rd||A Peart & Co||94|
|4th||TW Bell & Co||126|
|5th||JR Walton & Son||1|
Two Shear Ram
Ram above 2 years Small Breeders
|4th||M Staley & JR & J Gorst||135|
|Supreme Champion||TW Hutchinson||Lot 114|
|Reserve Champion||JR Dalton||Lot 4|
|Best Ram Any Age Shown by a C District Member||TW Bell||Lot 126|
|Reserve Best Ram Any Age Shown by a C District Member||GM Wilson||Lot 83|
Harrison & Hetherington held the opening day of the three day annual Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association ‘C’ District ram sale with a catalogued entry of 186 aged and ram lambs were on offer.
Topping the sale at £4500 was lot 22 a three shear ram from Messrs Emerson, Haggate Farm, Eastgate which was bought by Messrs Pritchard, Evistones Farm, Rochester.
Next selling for £3800 was the reserve champion aged ram lot 4 a 3 shear ram consigned by Messrs Dalton, South Wellhope, Lanehead which was bought as a half shear between T Brogden, Helbeck and Messrs Beckwith, New Hall.
Messrs Wearmouth, Parkside, Barnard Castle sold lot 84 a two shear ram to make £3000 which was purchased by Messrs Ivinson, Hole House, Ousby.
Taking the first placed aged ram and overall championship was lot 114 a 2 shear from Messrs Hutchinson, Bail Hill which went on to sell for £400 to Messrs Heron, Eastfield Farm, Warcop.
Well marked strong aged rams were in strong demand and sol well to a busy ringside of potential buyers.
An overall aged ram average of £663.44 was achieved.
Kirkby Stephen Leading Prices Aged Ram (£500 and above):
JR Walton & Son 1500
DW Noble 500
JR Dalton (Reserve Champion) 3800 to T Brogden
Owlands Farm 500
JW Porter & D&CE Marston 800
JW Porter & Sons 700
C Nelson & Sons 700
P Hallam & JC Nelson 2000 to WM Hutchinson & Son
TD & M Moore 550
MW & JH Emerson 4500 to J Pritchard
W Watson 550 x 2
G & DA Allison 900
R & PE Hargreaves 1500
GJ Taylor 900
MW Dent & M&EM Wilson 600
P&PI Walker 1500
JC White 1200, 500
Bank House Farm 1200
N & N Foster 800
JG Thirlwall 650
P & C Charnley 1000 x 2
CC & DA Fawcett 1200
LC & D Wearmouth 3000 to M/s Ivinson, 1000
JE & DJ Hutchinson 2000 to W Buckle
A Peart & Son 2000 to D Nelson & D Noble
G & A Carrick 800
S & D Robinson 1200, 600
JE Cowperthwaite 1800
JW Dent & Sons 500
A Hartley 800
F & MP Allinson & D Harker 1300
J & JE Bradley 500, 2300 to M Harrison
TW Bell & Son 1800, 1200, 500
L Smith & Co 700, 800
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