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J36 Rough Diamond Sale Saturday 24/01/15

Posted Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11.47am

Rough Diamonds dazzle at Junction 36
In-lamb Rough Fell Ewes sell to £620
The Annual Show and Sale of In-Lamb Rough Fell Sheep and Gimmer Hoggs saw a large crowd of travelled buyers in attendance from as far afield as the Midlands, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The pre-sale show allowed the best of the breed to be put on display with Mr William Dawson of Sedbergh undertaking the task of judging.
The Champion rosette was awarded to T, L, B & J Knowles of Selside showing a 1 crop ewe scanned in-lamb with twins to High Woodend White Knight which later sold for £600 to the judge. The sale topped at £620 for the second prize ewe, a 2 crop scanned with twins, in-lamb to Cotegill Wise from S & R Capstick, Howgill selling to G & K Robinson, Crooklands.
Gimmer hoggs sold to £400 for the Reserve champion, sired by a 2,200 gn ram bred by T D Todd & Son, shown by K & G Allinson, purchased by J A Law, Newbiggin on Lune.
A dispersal sale on behalf of the late W E Parker saw ewes scanned with singles sell to £105, with G Armstrong, Nibthwaite selling aged ewes to £102, £100.
The RFSBA held it’s annual social and fundraising evening on Friday 23rd January, where a total of £1,639.50 was raised for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Thank you to all who attended and donated for the evening.
Show Results of the Rough Diamond Annual Show and Sale of In-lamb Sheep.
Judge – Mr William Dawson
Class 1 – In-lamb Ewe (6 forward)
1st – Lot 63 T, L, B & J Knowles
2nd – Lot 66 S & R Capstick
3rd – Lot 60 G H Capstick & Sons
Class 2 – In-lamb Shearling (3 forward)
1st – Lot 62 G H Capstick & Sons
2nd – Lot 65 T, L, B & J Knowles
3rd – Lot 64 T, L, B & J Knowles
Class 3 – Gimmer Hogg (6 forward)
1st – Lot 91 K & G Allinson
2nd – Lot 93 M & G German
3rd – Lot 94 M & G German
Champion – T, L, B & J Knowles, Selside (lot 63)
Reserve Champion – K & G Allinson, Ravenstonedale (lot 91)

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