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Lads Night Out - Thursday 3rd September

Posted Thursday, 03 September 2015, 10.47am

LADS NIGHT OUT SEES TOP PRICE OF £1250 FOR BREEDING RAMS

The Annual ‘Lads Night Out’ prize show and sale of breeding rams at NWA J36 saw a catalogued entry of 616 attract buyers from throughout the United Kingdom from as far afield as Devon, West Wales and Scotland.

The pre-sale show featured a superb line up rams in all 8 classes for which the vendors must be congratulated. The championship rosette was awarded to a Suffolk shearling from J&C Airey, Ulverston which had enjoyed a successful summer at local shows achieving a final bid of £520 selling to Messrs Parkin, Maryport. A Texel shearling from GM Wilson, Lancaster stood a very close reserve and sold to CA & JA Alty & Son, Carnforth for £580.

The sale’s top price of £1250 was achieved by James & Joe Wannop, Morecambe, selling their first prize Beltex x Texel shearling to RA & C Benson, Ulverston. Suffolk shearlings peaked at £750 from JH Towers & Son, Tunstall. Earlier in the day a Charollais lamb from JD & V Towers & Son, Farleton sold to £300 with pure Beltex shearlings reaching £620 from PD &PJ Mason, Carnforth.

A popular feature of the evening was the sale of individual females which saw and entry of 53 sell to keen interest topping at £400 for Texel shearlings from JT & J Kelsall, Clapham, Beltex x Char £290 from Messrs Wales, Carlisle, and Suffolks to £180 from Messrs Ellwood, Cumbria.

SHOW RESULTS

SUFFOLKS
Judge: Mr Robert Whitaker

Class 1 – Suffolk Shearling
1st Lot 174 J & C Airey, Reeds Gardens, £520 to Messrs Parkin
2nd Lot 133 R Batty, Red Hills, £500 to J Bargh & Son
3rd Lot 175 J & C Airey, Reeds Gardens, £500 to M Gibson

Class 2 – Suffolk Ram Lamb
1st Lot 182 J & C Airey, Reeds Garden, £320 to M Forrester
2nd Lot 243 A Hewson, Burgh Head, N/S
3rd Lot 201 G & J Soulsby, Willamsgill Farm, £380 to LG Sibson

Champion Suffolk Ram
Lot 174 J & C Airey, Reeds Garden

TEXELS
Judge: Mr Harold Keast

Class 3 – Texel Shearling
1st Lot 551 GM Wilson, Grange View, £580 to CA & JA Alty
2nd Lot 556 Sue Cunliffe, Seatle Hall, £800 to C Mellin
3rd Lot 497 JT & J Kelsall, Summerlands, £780 to D Dixon

Class 4 – Texel Ram Lamb
1st Lot 403 E & CA Shuttleworth, Far Mount Barrow, £500 to JE Harrison
2nd Lot 404 E & CA Shuttleworth, Far Mount Barrow, £580 to s Procter
3rd Lot 13 G Owen, Newadd Wenn, £220 to S Mason

Champion Texel Ram
Lot 551 GM Wilson, Grange View

CHAROLLAIS
Judge: Mr James Huddleston

Class 5 – Charollais Shearlings
1st Lot 23 M Worthington, Higher Moss, N/S
2nd Lot 24 M Worthington, Higher Moss, N/S
3rd Lot 18 Messrs Wales, Thackwood, N/S

Class 6 – Charollais Ram Lamb
1st Lot 27 JD & V Towers, Camp House, £300 to TM & D Dobson
2nd Lot 33 D Whitcher, Manor Cottage, £280 to J Burr
3rd Lot 28 JD & V Towers, Camp House, £260 to H Keast

Champion Charollais Ram
Lot 23 M Worthington, Higher Moss

BELTEX & BELTEX X
Judge: Ben & Steven Thompson

Class 7 - Beltex Shearling
1st Lot 40 M & E Jennings, Crake Hall £300 to DS Faulkner
2nd Lot 309 PD & PJ Mason, Coat Green Farm £480 to JA & DE Batty
3rd Lot 41 M & E Jennings, Crake Hall £280 to HG Spensley

Class 8 – Beltex X Shearlings
1st Lot 329 ME Wannop & Sons, Heaton Hall, £1250 to RA & C Benson
2nd Lot 616 S Boow, Corney Hall, £700 to J & O Galbraith & Son
3rd Lot 298 PD & PJ Mason, Coat Green Farm, £450 SE Coar

Champion Beltex/Beltex X
Lot 329 ME Wannop & Sons, Heaton Hall

Overall Champion Ram
Lot 174 J & C Airey, Reeds Garden

Reserve Champion Ram
Lot 551 GM Wilson, Grange View

 

 

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