Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Sheep Breeder's Association

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Carlisle Show and Sale 2010

Judge: Mr I Davies

Champion:    W & K Carson
Reserve Champion:    Mr J Royan
Champion Male:    W & K Carson
Reserve Champion Male:    Lamb Bros.
Champion Female:    Mr J Royan
Reserve Champion Female:    Lamb Bros.

Aged Ram:    1. Mr E Pocock
Shearling Ram:    1. D W Rossiter 2. R M Eglin & Son Ltd. 3. Mr E Pocock
Ram Lamb:    1. W & K Carson 2. Lamb Bros. 3. Mr J Royan
Shearling Gimmer: 1. Mr J Royan 2. D W Rossiter 3. D W Rossiter
Ewe Lamb:    1. Lamb Bros. 2. W & K Carson 3. Mr J Royan

Dorsets top at 700gns at Carlisle

Downkillybegs Nitehawk, from W and K Carson, Downkillybegs

Rams led the way at the Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Sheep Breeders Association show and sale at Carlisle on Friday 27th August 2010.

Leading the way was Richhill No Limits N6, a ram lamb from Ben Lamb, Richhill. This October 09 born poll is out of Trevilley J581 and by Rossiz King Kong, the Ballytaggart flock stock ram. This ram lamb stood reserve male champion and was sold for 700gns to M Hodgson, Wasdale, Cumbria.

Not far behind was the supreme champion at the pre-sale show, a ram lamb, Downkillybegs Nitehawk, this time from W and K Carson, Downkillybegs. He went for 600gns to T G Wright, Ballytaggart, County Antrim.

Bennachie Lala L19 by James Royan, Bennachie

This ram is out of Downkillybegs K76 and by Drumlin Kojack, which sired 2000gns 2009 May Fair Champion.

At the next best money was the female champion and reserve supreme champion a shearling ewe, Bennachie Lala L19. This January 2009 born poll, is by Ballytaggart Keltic Star K56 and out of Ramsden J874. She was put forward by James Royan, Bennachie and sold to J Waller jnr, Killington, Cumbria for 450gns.

Two entries were snapped up for 400gns. The first of which was Huish L341, a Huish Hunter sired shearling ewe from D W Rossiter, Huish. She is out of Huish F364 and went to J E and S M Gray, Burley in Wharfedale, IIkley.

The second was Huish L129 a poll by Downkillybegs Humdinger H8. She is out of Huish J272 and had been running with Blackhill Kipper K970. This one was again put forward by the Huish Flock and sold to J Royan, Duns, Berwickshire.

A call of 350gns secured the next entry, a shearling ram from R M Elgin and Son Ltd, Bramain. Braman Lawrence L9150 went to D J and A E Hirst, Castlehaw, Saddleworth.

Average:
5 shearling rams; £245.70
4 lamb rams; £509.25
19 shearling gimmers; £309.47
12 ewe lambs; £209.13

Pens of females:
4 ewes; £183.75; 24 ewe lambs; £157.06

  AV PRICE Gns TOP PRICE Gns  
Individual Shearling Ewes        
Mr J Royan 3 av 330 450 MVA
R & R Hole 8 av 320 400 MVA/SMN
D W Rossiter 8 av 256 280 MVA
         
Individual Ewe Lambs        
W & K Carson   300 300 MVA/SMN
Lamb Bros. 2 av 245 290 MVA/SMN
G & E Jones 2 av 225 250 MVA
Mr J Royan 3 av 186 200 MVA
Mr S Driver 4 av 147 160 MVA
         
Shearling Rams        
R M Eglin & Son Ltd.   350 350 MVA
Mr S Driver   340 340 MVA
Mr E Pocock   280 280 MVA
         
Ram Lambs
Lamb Bros.   700 700 MVA/SMN
W & K Carson   600 600 MVA/SMN
Mr J Royan 2 av 320 340 MVA
         
PENS        
Poll Dorset Ewe Hoggets
Mr E Pocock P 200 1 pen MVA
R M Eglin & Son Ltd. P 140 1 pen MVA
         
Poll Dorset Ewes
Mr E Pocock P 250 1 pen MVA
Mrs M Sheed P 100 1 pen MVA
         
Poll Dorset Ewe Lambs
Brenda Wear P 160 1 pen MVA/SMN
Thornbank Farms P 110-150 3 pens MVA/SMN
Mr S Driver P 150 1 pen MVA
Mr E Pocock P 100 1 pen MVA