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Lancaster Lads - tup sale - Friday 15th August 2014

Posted Friday, 15 August 2014, 4.59pm

“Lancaster Lads”

The annual prize show and sale of Terminal rams at Lancaster had a strong entry of rams forward met by a ring full of buyers with rams selling to a strong trade with buyers keen to purchase best sorts of rams.

Thanks goes to our pre-sale judges for their time and expertise and a special mention must go the vendors on a quality show of rams forward especially in the Suffolk shearling ram class. A thank you goes to our sale sponsors North West Suffolk Breeders Club, Road runners Tyres and Diane Pickles of Northern Nutrition. The overall Champion was awarded to the Beltex x Dutch Texel from the Wannop Family of Heaton Hall with the reserve Champion being awarded to the Texel from Ken Kelsall of Brown Brook.

Suffolk rams sold to a strong trade with buyers looking for good confirmation powerful rams selling to a top price of £850 from JH Tower & Son of Tunstall Hall with other shearling rams from the same home selling to £800 with all Suffolk shearlings forward average £463. Aged Suffolk rams from GI Richmond of Oakfield Farm sold to £450. A nice selection of Suffolk ram lambs forward sold to a top price of £480 from S & G Mellor of Windicott Farm.

Beltex and beltex cross rams were in strong demand. The champion ram a Beltex x Dutch Texel from the Wannop family of Heaton Hall selling to £820 to one of the Judges Thomas Aryton of Bambers Farm. Also selling to £820 was a Beltex x from ST Birkett of Hall Croft and Charollais x Beltex rams from Robert Towers of Camp House. Texel rams sold to a top price of £680 from Ken Kelsall of Brown Brook with others from Joe Townley of Mearsbeck selling to £620. Just a handful of Charollais rams forward sold to a top price of £500 for the first prize from MP & A Lee of Cinder Hill.

Lancaster Lads Show Results

Class 1 – Suffolk Shearlings

1st S & G Mellor, Windicott Farm - £580

2nd GI Richmond, Oakfield Farm - £700

3rd J & F Nutter, Manor Farm - £680

Class 2 – Suffolk Ram Lamb

1st TA Blair, Thornfleet Bungalow - n/s

2nd S & G Mellor, Windicott Farm - £480

3rd TA Blair, Thornfleet Bungalow - £420

Champion Suffolk

S & G Mellor, Windicott Farm

Class 3 – Charollais Shearlings

1st MP & A Lee, Cinder Hill - £500

2nd MP & A Lee, Cinder Hill - £250

3rd MP & A Lee, Cinder Hill - £250

Class 4 – Texel Shearling

1st T & CM Kelsall, Brown Brook - £600

2nd Davies & Wareing, Holly Farm Bungalow - £500

3rd ST Birkett, Hall Croft Barn - £520

Class 5 – Beltex & Beltex Cross

1st ME Wannop & Sons, Heaton Hall - £820

2nd Daniel Towers, Curwin Hill - £500

3rd ME Wannop & Sons, Heaton Hall - £520

Championship

Champion Beltex & Beltex Cross - ME Wannop & Son, Heaton Hall

Res Champion Texel – T & CM Kelsall, Brown Brook

Top Prices

RAM LAMB – SUFF - £480 £300 Windicott Farm; £420 167 Fleetwood Road South; £400 2 Wellington View; £260 £250 5 Maddison Avenue.

AGED RAM – SUFF - £450 Oakfield Farm; £300 Snapewood Farm; £200 Oak Head Farm. BEL - £200 Curwen Hill Farm.

SHLG RAM – SUFF - £850 £800 Tunstall Hall; £700 Oakfield Farm; £700 £620 Tunstall Hall; £680 Manor Farm; £650 2 Wellington View; £600 Oakfield Farm. BEL - £820 £780 Hall Croft Barn; £820 £680 Camp House Farm; £820 £520 Heaton Hall Farm. TEX - £680 £600 Brown Brook; £620 £600 Mearsbeck Farm; £520 Hall Croft Barn; £500 Holly Farm Bungalow. CHAR - £550 £520 Curwin Hill Farm; £500 Cinder Hill Farm; £420 Curwen Hill Farm.

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