John Stott Jnr claims 700gns to price at 2018 Skipton Charollais rams showcase
Cumbrian Charollais sheep breeder John Stott Jnr, who runs the Kingsland pedigree flock in Crosscrake, Stainton, near Kendal, claimed top price of 700gns at the British Charollais Sheep Society’s annual show and sale of commercial rams at Skipton Auction Mart. (Tues, Sept 18)
He achieved it with a home-bred shearling ram, one of February, 2017, born twins by a sire from the Marwood family’s renowned Foulrice flock, himself by the highly regarded Marwood tup, Dalby Mount Aloe. The top price performer was claimed by J Riley & Son, of Castleford.