Sennybridge Ram Sale Judging September 2008
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2013 Sale Report — BRECKNOCK HILL CHEVIOTS TO 12000 GNS
Despite the subdued breeding sheep trade an entry of 271 rams met strong demand at the annual Brecknock Hill Cheviot Ram show and sale at Sennybridge on Saturday the 28th of September resulting in an incredible shearling ram average of £696 for 243 shearling rams.
Champion of the day was a shearling ram bred by DG & B Thomas, Aberdyfnant and purchased by the judges Messrs I & T Bound, Tynmaes, Llangurig for 4000gns. Reserve champion was again a shearling ram bred this time by P & M Davies, Tirmawr who also took 3rd prize in the shearling ram class.
2013 Cheviot Champion
In the older ram section 1st prize went to HE Havard, Cwmbrynich, 2nd prize to TC & VM Phillips, Rhulan and 3rd prize to B Thomas, Godrewaun. Older rams averaged £475 with a top call of 580gns for a ram from TG, P & DS Jones, Carregcynffyrdd and purchased by Messrs Davies, Gellifelen.
38 rams were sold for in excess of 1000gns, 12 for in excess of 2000gns and 5 for in excess of 3000gns. 93% of the rams offered for sale found purchasers with 27% of these rams sold well outside the locality confirming the growing popularity of the breed nationwide.
Top prices:- 12000gns bred by G Davies & Co., Pantglas and purchased by P & M Davies, Tirmawr. 9000gns bred by P & M Davies, Tirmawr and purchased by CP Phillips, Cefnfedw Fawr. 4000gns bred by DG & B Thomas, Aberdyfnant and purchased by Messrs I & T Bound, Tynmaes, Llangurig. 3500gns bred by P & M Davies, Tirmawr and purchased by G Davies & Co., Pantglas. 3000gns bred by G Davies & Co., Pantglas and purchased by CP Phillips, Cefnfedw Fawr. 2800gns bred by P & M Davies, Tirmawr and purchased by DG & B Thomas, Aberdyfnant. 2700gns bred by P & M Davies, Tirmawr and purchased by JR Joseph & Co., Lloyney, Llyswen. 2200gns bred by P & M Davies, Tirmawr and purchased by A & M Jones, Rhysgog, Llanafon. 2200gns bred by JK Morgan & Co., Gorslwyd and purchased by B Thomas, Godrewaun. 2100gns bred by CP Phillips, Cefnfedw Fawr and purchased by IR Tay, Penfathor Isaf.
Top flock averages:- 12 rams sold by P & M Davies, Tirmawr averaged £2476, 11 rams sold by G Davies & Co., Pantglas averaged £2209, 12 rams sold by DG & B Thomas, Aberdyfnant averaged £1239, 14 rams sold by CP Phillips, Cefnfedw Fawr averaged £966, 12 rams sold by IG & ME Jones, Pwll Isaf averaged £914.
Sales take place at Sennybridge Market. Sennybridge is situated on the A40 – 9 miles for Brecon – 12 miles from Llandovery, within the Brecon Beacons National Park.
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