The Southdown Sheep Society’s Premier Show & Sale at Worcester peaked at 310gns for the pre-sale Show Champion “Prescoed Harebell” a shearling ewe from Howard Wood’s Pontypool based flock, secured by S. Welton, Ledbury, Hereford. The same purchaser was busy at the sale taking a total of 5 sheep including two other Shearling ewes from the “Prescoed” flock at 205gns and 190gns respectively
Senior Flock Ewes were closely followed selling to 150gns for a 3 year old ewe from Robert Backshall’s “Caesars” flock going to P Geary, Milton Keynes, Bucks.
Ewe lambs enjoyed a brisk demand topping at 170gns or the first prize winner from DS & P Humphrey “East Dean” also to P Geary and the same price for the second prize from H Wood, Prescoed to H Williams, Llandeilo, Carms.
Shearling Rams were a selective trade but topped at a reasonable 300gns again from H Wood, Prescoed for his second prize winner taken by GE & SJ Mann, Loughborough, Leics.
6Senior Ewes £149.62
3Shearling Ewes £246.75
6Ewe Lambs £168.87
1Aged Rams £126.00
4Shearling Rams £225.75
2Ram Lambs £136.50
McCartneys LLP, Worcester