A good show of Kerry Hills met a buoyant trade at the Society Sale held at Carlisle as part of the Rare Breeds Sale.
Topping the sale was a yearling ram from the Wrotham Flock of Derek Knowles, second in the pre sale show, the ram sired by a Marlbrook Ram out of a home bred ewe, sold for £1200, joining the Kinbroon Flock of Allan Barclay and Gemma Stewart.
Pre- Sale Show champion was a yearling ram from the Pentrenant Flock of Robert and Jean Price, by a Woodhouse 2 ram out of a homebred ewe the ram made £900 selling to Mr Sutherland, West Lothian.
Reserve Champion was a yearling ewe – Wrotham Edith from Derek Knowles which sold for £400, joining the Wycoller Flock of Lucy Whitehead, Lancashire.
Top priced female was a yearling ewe from the Whitcastles Flock of Derek and Cindy Steen selling for £620 to join the Rushfield Flock of C Anderson, Dumfries.
The next best price for females was £600 which was achieved three times by the Four Crosses Flock of Gwilym Pugh, one selling to the Reidstown Flock of James McClintock, Ballymena, and a pair of ewes joining the Racecourse Flock of J W Bell, Scarborough.
Topping the ewe lambs was one from the Pentrenant Flock of Robert and Jean Price selling for £450 to join the Top Spot flock of Angie Burgess, Dumfries.
Best of the ram lambs through the ring came from the Downwood Flock of Jim Rowe, a son of the Parkgate ram which sold for a record price earlier in the year, the lamb made £700 joining the Huntsman Flock of Rory Innes, Jedburgh.
- Mr D Knowles (Lot 210)
- Mr & Mrs R Price (Lot 195)
- Mr G Pugh (Lot 193)
- Mr & Mrs R Price (Lot 233)
- Mr S Mitchell (Lot 241)
- Mr D Knowles (Lot 214)
Ram 2 yr & Over
- Mr J Harland (Lot 244)
- Mr & Mrs R Price (Lot 260)
- Mr D Knowles (Lot 257)
- Mr & Mrs R Price (Lot 261)
- Mr & Mrs R Price (Lot 299)
- Mr R J Stott (Lot 293)
- Mrs H Bright (Lot 304)
Overall Breed Champion Mr & Mrs R Price Yearling Ram
Reserve Overall Breed Champion Mr D Knowles (Yearling Ewe)
Best Opposite Sex – Mr D Knowles Yearling Ewe
|Older Ewes||No Sold : 3||Top Price : £85||Ave Price : £82|
|Yearling Ewe||No Sold : 72||Top Price : £620||Ave Price : £256|
|Ewe Lambs||No Sold : 29||Top Price : £450||Ave Price : £213|
|Senior Rams||No Sold : 4||Top Price : £650||Ave Price : £325|
|Shearling Rams||No Sold : 15||Top Price : £1200||Ave Price : £ 519|
|Ram Lambs||No Sold : 15||Top Price : £700||Ave Price : £324|