The call came from Will Davies,
Bill Quick’s Loosebeare flock from Crediton sold a gimmer by Bettonfield Janitor – supreme champion at the NSA sale at Built Wells in 2004 – at 400gns to J Incley Watford Village, Northamptonshire. The gimmer is in-lamb to Glenside Nosey Parker – a son of the 120,000gns Loosebeare Imp.
Mr Incley also paid 360gns for a Loosebeare gimmer by Douganhill Ferrari that was in-lamb to the
Heading back to Crediton, Devon with buyer D Stevens and Son was a Loosebeare gimmer by Douganhill Lonestar and out of a ewe by the 6000gns Caereinion Jewel that was champion at the breed’s 2004 Welsh National sale.
John Sinnett of the Stockton Suffolk and Texel flocks from Stockton-on-Teme, Worcestershire judged the entry and awarded the championship to a ewe lamb from the Rowden flock run by R C L Watts and Son,
Averages: 26 in-lamb gimmers £275 and five ewe lambs £151. (McCartneys).