Kirkby Stephen SSBA C District Ram Sales – Day 2

18th October 2012

On Thursday, at the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association ‘C’ District Ram Sale at Kirkby Stephen an entry of 483 Shearling Rams met a much improved trade on the year with 32 more sold to average £1,601.05 (+£27.38).  The rise in the average price reflected a strong trade for good commercial rams.

Champion Shearling from R S Harker & Son, Grayrigg Hall

Awards:

Class 1 – Shearling Ram

1st & Champion   R S Harker & Son, Grayrigg Hall – £12,000 to G E Harker

2nd & Reserve Champion  P E & K A Sowerby, Mossdale – £8,000 to Moorland View and T Brogden

3rd     W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House – £15,000 to R Marwood & Son

4th     W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House – £5,000 to T H Harrison & Son

5th     W M Hutchinson & Son, Redgate – £2,200 to K M & K J Curwen

Com. J H & J Bland & Son, Crowden House Farm – £15,000 to M W Skidmore & Son

 

Special Prize for the best Shearling Ram in ‘C’ District

1st     P E & K A Sowerby, Mossdale – £8,000 to Moorland View and T Brogden

2nd    W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House – £15,000 to R Marwood & Son

3rd     W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House – £5,000 to T H Harrison & Son

Com   W M Hutchinson & Son, Redgate – £2,200 to K M & K J Curwen

 

Class 2 – Shearling Ram (small breeders)

1st     G Dargue, Well House – £14,000 to M & E M Wilson                                               

2nd    B Richardson, Ghyll House – £2,000 to D H Eames           

3rd     T W Hutchinson, Bail Hill   

4th     D W & E L Hutchinson, Studfold Cottage – £2,000 to W Buckle     

5th     G Dargue, Well House – to £16,000 to M/s. Allinson, M/s Dent, R Hutchinson & Son Com.  S A Raine, Garth Nook – £900 to M E & C M Bell  

 

Special Prize for the best Shearling Ram in ‘C’ District (small breeders)

1st     G Dargue, Well House – £14,000 to M & E M Wilson         

2nd    B Richardson, Ghyll House – £2,000 to D H Eames                         

Com   D W & E L Hutchinson, Studfold Cottage – £2,000 to W Buckle

 

Best Ram shown by a ‘C’ District member

1st     P E & K A Sowerby, Mossdale – £8,000 to Moorland View and T Brogden             

2nd    G Dargue, Well House – £14,000 to M & E M Wilson

Com   W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House – £15,000 to R Marwood & Son

 

Best Ram (small breeders)

G Dargue, Well House – £14,000 to M & E M Wilson

         

Best 2 Shearling Rams

1st      W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House                                   

 

Leading Prices:

£16,000, £12,000, £7,000, £5,000, £3,500 Arnfield Farm; £16,000, £14,000 Well House; £15,000, £5,000, £4,500, £4,000, £3,500, £3,000, £2,500, £2,000, £1,100 (x2) Ghyll House; £15,000, £10,000, £8,000, £4,500 Crowden House; £14,000, £4,000, £3,500 (x2), £1,800, £1,000 Valley Farm; £13,000, £1,100 New Hall; £13,000, £4,200, £4,000, £1,800 Barras Farm; £12,000, £11,000, £6,000, £2,000 Grayrigg Hall; £12,000 Billing Shield; £11,000, £5,500, £3,500, £3,000, £1,500 Howe Green; £11,000, £3,800, £3,400, £2,200 (x2), £1,500, £1,200 Overthwaite; £10,000, £4,000, £1,200 Stockdale; £9,000 Turner Hall; £8,000 (x2), £7,000, £3,000, £2,000, £1,700, £1,200 Mossdale; £8,000, £2,000 (x3) Overthwaite; £6,000 Low Oxp; £5,500 Nova Farm; £5,000 Bleathgill; £4,800, £4,200, £3,800 Bowlees; £4,500, £2,600, £2,000, £1,800 Rigg Farm; £4,500 Summer Lodge; £4,500, £2,200, £1,400, £1,100 Redgate; £4,500 Bleathgill (S Buckle); £4,000, £1,400, £1,000 Rakefoot; £3,500 High Borrow Bridge; £3,500 Meadow Bank; £3,000, £1,300, £1,000 Villa Farm; £2,900 Haithwaite Farm; £2,800, £1,100 Argill House; £2,800, £2,4000, £2,000, £1,900 Howith Farm; £2,500 Low Dowgill; £2,100, £1,500 Uldale; £2,000 Studfold Cottage; £1,800, £1,000 Swindale Farm; £1,800 Oak Tree Farm; £1,600 High Birk Hatt; £1,600 South Wellhope; £1,600, £1,200, £1,000 High Stennerskeugh; £1,500 (x2) Easegill Head; £1,500 West Stoneykeld; £1,400 The Faulds; £1,400 Low Houses; £1,300 Rutherford Farm; £1,200 Greenrigg; £1,200 Glencoyn; £1,200 Setmabanning; £1,100 Throstle Hall; £1,100 Blunt House; £1,000 Foggygill; £1,000 Ellergill; £1,000 Cotegill; £1,000 Seal Houses; £1,000 Aisgill Farm