DALESBRED SHEEP - TUESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2021

ANNUAL SALE OF REGISTERED DALESBRED SHEEP


Winners of the Royston Baxter trophy presented by former Mart Foreman and Farmer Royston Baxter, were Stuart and Ed Hird of Yockenthwaite with a 2 Shear tup by a Richard Close and from a Huddleston/Longton ewe, which sold for 350gns to FW Horner of Buckden.
Leading price came from J&JT Kelsall of Cold Cotes, a shearling ram which was by a Catlow tup bred from a Fieldhead ewe which joined John Harrison of Blubberhouses for 550gns.
The sale saw a total clearance of all sheep with females good to sell and gimmer lambs a particularly strong trade.

Royston Baxter donated 3 sticks he had made, with proceeds for Manorlands Hospice, Oxenhope.
Stick 1, A thumb stick sold for £200 to Martin Brown, Woodale, Lofthouse.
Stick 2, A walking stick sold for £180 to Trevor Stoney, Bewerley, Pateley Bridge
Stock 3, Royston’s own Market Stick sold for £800 to Craven Cattle Marts for use as a sale ring stick.

Show results –
Judges: Miss M Hutchinson & Mr W Tiplady

Aged Ram
1st T&A Hird Lot 1

Shearling Ram
1st J&JE Bradley Lot 14
2nd G Haygarth & Daughter Lot 20
3rd J&JE Bradley Lot 15

Champion – T&A Hird Lot 1
Reserve – J&JE Bradley Lot 14

Pedigree Shearling Rams av £133 to 550gns
Pedigree Aged Rams av £367 to 350gns

Dalesbred Gimmer Lambs to £88 av £68 Hayton & Stocks
Dalesbred Shearlings Gimmers to £138 av £134 Messrs Coates
Dalesbred Ewes to £125 av £125 Messrs Coates

Chief Prices – 550gns JT&J Kelsall; 350gns T&A Hird; 220gns 200gns J&JE Bradley; 140gns JC&VA Lancaster;