4 September 1998

Lleyn breeders not unhappy

LLEYN sheep breeders were satisfied with the trade for the 2700 on offer at the breed societys first sale of the season at Gaerwen, Anglesey.

And a top price of 1950gns was paid for a ram from Peter Basley, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Notts.

Highest price paid for ewes was £175 apiece for a pen of eight from C P and &#42 Sackville, Acklam, Cleveland while the leading bid for a pen of five ewe lambs was £90 for entries from the flock of J Lewis, Chirk, North Wales. (Morgan Evans and Co)

Lleyn MV accredited prices

Top Average

Five-year ewes 60 48

Four-year ewes 92 66

Three-year ewes 90 71

Two-year ewes 132 91

Yearling ewes 175 93

Ewe lambs 80 53

Aged rams 420 193

Two-year rams 212 142

Yearling rams 2075 542

Ram lambs 420 341