Cardington Ewe top at Melton Mowbray

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 Mr and Mrs Chris Price’s Ram and reserve champion Mr and Mrs Dean Whybrow’s ram lamb pictured with judge Mrs Shirley Hill

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

 

Averages

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