Kerry Hills met a selective trade at Melton Mowbray on Saturday. Leading the trade was a yearling ewe from the Cardington Flock of Dean and Katie Whybrow which had stood second in the pre-sale show, selling for 490gns to J C Bostock for the Natan Flock. The same purchasers secured another ewe from the same home for 460gns.
Champion in the pre-sale show was a yearling ram from the flock of Chris and Bridget Price, homebred by a Cuddington ram out of a Feldon ewe the ram sold for 150gns to new breeder J Beal, Doncaster. The Prices also sold a two-year-old ram at the same money to Leeds City Council, and other rams making this price were from Henson and Andrews selling to J Dobson, Leicestershire and from Karen Richardson selling to R Brooks Market Rasen.
Reserve champion and leading the ram lamb prices was a lamb from Dean & Katie Whybrow. By a Plaish ram out of a Garregllwyd ewe the lamb made 260gns joining the Natan Flock of J C Bostock.
Top priced ewe lamb was the third prize lamb from Dean and Katie Whybrow selling for 200gns to join the Midnight Flock of Paige Misslebrook
To view the pre-sale show results click here
Ewe No sold: 15 Top Price: 490.00 gns Ave Price: £ 249.55
Ewe Lamb No sold: 19 Top Price: 200.00 gns Ave Price: £ 126.28
Ram No sold: 4 Top Price: 150.00 gns Ave Price: £ 157.50
Ram Lamb No sold: 3 Top Price: 260.00 gns Ave Price: £ 196.00