Natan Ewe Lamb tops Melton Sale

A good selection of sheep met a steady trade at the sale at Melton Mowbray on Saturday.  Topping the sale was a ewe lamb from the Natan Flock of J C Bostock & Son.  By a Cardington Ram out of a Tysoe ewe, the lamb which won the ewe lamb class in the pre sale show sold for 310gns to J Brain, Stratford on Avon.

Top priced sheep – ewe lamb from J C Bostock & Son

Champion in the pre sale show was a yearling ewe, Pykards Spot 2 from the Pykards flock of Clive Drayton which went on to stand reserve in the interbreed championship. The ewe sold for 210gns joining the Pentrenant Flock of judge Robert Price.

Show Champion Pykards Spot 2 from C Drayton

Show Champion Pykards Spot 2 from C Drayton

Topping the Rams was a yearling ram, Pykards Prydwen from Clive Drayton.  The Ram which had won first prize in the pre sale show sold for 200gns travelling north to Aberdeen to join the Doonies Flock of G & D Lennox.

Top priced Ram Pykards Prydwen from C Drayton

Top priced Ram Pykards Prydwen from C Drayton

Topping the ram lambs was a ram lamb from J C Bostock & Sons.  2nd prize winner in the pre sale show the lamb sold for 220gns joining the Pendin Flock of Shirley Hill.

Show Results

Ewe

  1. Mr C Drayton
  2. Mr C Drayton
  3. Mr & Mrs D Whybrow
  4. Mr & Mrs C & B Price

Ewe Lamb

  1. J C Bostock
  2. J C Bostock
  3. Mr & Mrs C & B Price
  4. Mr and Mrs D Whybrow

Ram

  1. Mr C Drayton
  2. Mrs K Richards
  3. Henson & Andrew Ltd
  4. J C Bostock & Son

Ram Lamb

  1. J C Bostock
  2. J C Bostock
  3. Mr and Mrs D Whybrow

Overall Breed Champion                          Mr C Drayton Yearling Ewe

Reserve Overall Breed Champion          J C Bostock & Son Ram Lamb

Averages

Ewe No Sold : 31 Top Price :  220 gns Ave Price : £141.45
Ewe Lamb No Sold : 23 Top Price : 310 gns Ave Price : £157.96
Ram No Sold : 7 Top Price : 200 gns Ave Price : £175.50
Ram Lamb No Sold : 3 Top Price : 220 gns Ave Price : £199.50

 

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