Ruthin in-lamb 13 December 2018


Pre-sale show results (Judge: Bryn Griffiths)

Shearling Ewe

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix Ear Tag Lot No
1st W Evans CERIN CEW.C043 1
2nd W Evans CERIN CEW.C017 3
3rd W Evans CERIN CEW.C031 5

Ewe Lamb

Placing Breeder Name Flock Prefix Ear Tag Lot No
1st DC & OJ Jones SANNAN DOJ.D014 13
2nd DC & OJ Jones SANNAN DOJ.D011 14

Beltex Champions

Category Breed Breeder Name
Champion Shearling Ewe W Evans
Reserve Champion Shearling Ewe W Evans

A small entry of Beltex females sold at Ruthin Farmers’ multi-breed sale, where the champion from Wyn Evans went on to sell for the top price of 290gns.

The winning shearling ewe, Cerin Cadwyn, is full of home genetics, being by Cerin Tarw and out of Cerin Sibili, a Nortoft Magic daughter. She sold to Judith Bevan, Holywell Road, Flint, having been served by Cerin Colin in late October.

The overall champion, Cerin Cadwyn from Wyn Evans, sold for 290gns

Ms Bevan paid a further 270gns for Cerin Caili, with this one by Cerin Barach, out of Cerin Tegwen and this time served by Cothi Bush Hogg.

The remaining shearling ewes forward all came from Mr Wyn’s Cerin flock with a second top price of 280gns paid by DW & TW Jones, Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, for Cerin Crys, another by Cerin Tarw. Bred from Cerin Winsome, she changed hands served by Cothi Bush Hogg, the top priced Beltex at the NSA Builth Well sales in 2017.

Two ewe lambs from D Jones’ Sannan flock sold for 200gns apiece to HW Thomas, Bala, Gwynedd. The first prize winner, Sannan Daffodil, is by The Bare Boy and out of Artnagullion Boogie, while Sannan Disco is by Ainstable Aristotle and out of Pigot Babe.

Sannan Daffodil from DC and OJ Jones sold for 200gns

The sale saw six shearling ewes average £267.75 with two ewe lambs at £210.