1 August 1997

Joint best bid for Charollais champ

THE ram lamb which stood champion at last weeks British Charollais Sheep Societys fixture at Chelford made the joint top price of 400gns.

From Charles Marwoods flock at Whenby, York, the ram found a new home with P J Bebbington, Malpas, Cheshire.

A ram lamb from the Heighley flock of Crewe breeder Mrs Susan Davies also made the same money to Cheshire buyer Ian Booth.

AVERAGES: Nine shearling rams £318; 16 ram lambs £281 and four ewe lambs £131. (Frank R Marshall and Co)