Two bids of 700gns led trade at last week’s show and sale of Charollais rams at
First in the money was a shearling ram forward from James Carlile,
The same buyers also snapped up the second lot at 700gns, this time for a shearling ram from the Foulrice flock of Charles Marwood,
Just 50gns short of the top prices was a January 2010 ram lamb from James D Clanachan’s flock Dumfries,, This one, who was sired by the interbreed champion at the Cumberland County Show, sold to J Baxter, Carlisle, Cumbria.
Five bids then levelled at 550gns, the first for a shearling ram forward from Messrs Wales’ Thackwood Flock,
Next was another shearling ram entry forward from James D Clanachan,
The next two bids at this money came for ram lambs, the first of which was consigned by J A and R Geldard and Sons,
15 shearling ram £501.20; 19 ram lambs £380.21 (Harrison and Hetherington).