Sales 2012

ABERGAVENNY 2012 SHOW AND SALE - 6th September
Black Welsh Mountain sheep met a strong trade at the Breeds’ Annual Official Show & Sale in Abergavenny.

Trade topped at 680gns twice, firstly for the 2nd prize Shearling ram from C, G & J Phillips, Newport selling to R T & J L James, Pontrilas, Herefords.  Later in the sale the same price was paid for the 1st prize ram lamb and Male Champion from Will Workman, Trecastle, this one was purchased by E Morgan, Hengoed, Mid Glam.  Other leading male prizes included C Garn, Monmouth selling shearling rams at 650gns to M & D Evans, Llanfihangel Crucorney, Abergavenny, and 600gns to E O Williams, Talybont On Usk, Brecon, the Bowden Family selling the 3rd prize sheep at 500gns to I Price, Erwood, Builth Wells.

Ram lambs from E O Williams, Talybont On Usk sold at 440gns to T Townsend, South Molton, Devon, with another from Huw Williams, Talley, Llandeilo making 420gns and purchased by S Forsyth, Sennybridge, Brecon.

A 2 year old ram from Glenda Hughes, Nantlle, Caernarfon sold at 420gns to J Griffiths, Newport with the 1st prize older ram, a 3 year old from Mr & Mrs Wise making 400gns and purchased by H C H Williams, Cwmbran.

A strong female section met a lively trade throughout with the first prize shearling ewes & Champion females from C Garn, Monmouth selling at 360 gns each to Messrs Codd & Lewis, Haverfordwest.

Other leading shearling ewe deals included E O Williams, Talybont On Usk selling at 300gns each to R Rixon, Whitland, Carms; Mark Evans, Gower selling at 250gns each to S Jones, Maesteg, Mid Glam and P Laws, Bristol selling at 240gns each again to S Jones.

The Pair of ewe lambs Class was topped at 280gns each when Llanover Estate, Abergavenny sold to D & R Rowlands, Anglesey.  The 1st prize lambs & Reserve Female Champions from E O Williams made 265gns each and sold to Messrs Codd & Lewis with another pair from the same home selling at 260gns to C Crew, Swindon, Wilts.  Will Workman also sold at 265gns each to S O Moyle, Llanbrynmair, Powys.

              AV                MAX
54 SH. EWES               £152.32           360 GNS
71 EWE LAMBS             £111.49           280 GNS
6 AGED RAMS              £290.50           420 GNS
11 SHEARLING RAMS    £374.18           680 GNS
18 RAM LAMBS            £209.41           680 GNS



Pair Shearling Ewes     Chris Garn-Upper House
Aged Ram -         Mr And Mrs Wise - Popeswood
Shearling Ram -     D and R Rowlands - Gaer
Pair of Ewe Lambs -     E O Williams -Wenallt
Single Ram Lamb -     W and S Workman - Fedw
FEMALE CHAMPION Pair Shearling Ewes C Garn RESERVE Pair Ewe Lambs  Edd Williams
MALE CHAMPION Ram Lamb W & S Workman



Highlights from the sale at Llandovery.

Ram Any Age: 1st & res Male- M J McCaull 440gns
                        2nd M J McCaull 260gns
                        3rd N W & E M Daff (N/S)
Ram Lamb: 1st & Male Champ & Res Breed- I H & A J Jones 470gns (1st Royal Welsh)
                    2nd M/S Palmer & Hayward 200gns
                    3rd W Workman 260 gns
Ewe Any Age: 1st & Female & Breed Champ- E O Williams (N/S)
                        2nd E O Williams 200gns
                        3rd W Workman 190 gns
Ewe Lamb:  1st & Res Female- E O Williams 170gns
                    2nd W Workman 150gns
                    3rd Miss Rebecca Price 100gns
Other leading prices:
S O Moyle Ewe lamb 260gns (3rd Royal Welsh)
T & C Williams Shearling ewe 240gns
S O Moyle Shearling ewe 150gns
E O Williams 2 Shearling ewes 150gns
A & S James Ram Lamb 300gns
M J McCaull Ram lamb 200gns