KERRY HILL FLOCK BOOK SOCIETY
119th ANNUAL SALE
SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 2019
Saturday saw the 119th Annual Sale of Kerry Hill Sheep conducted by McCartneys at Ludlow Market.
The reserve champion Male gained top price with a new record for the Kerry Hills for Jim Rowes 2 year old Ram fetching 4200g for the Downwood Flock. The ram was sired by a Pentrenant ram out of a Woodhouse ewe and was sold to F Probert, Leinthall Starkes.
Mr Probert had earlier won the Male and Overall Champion with his yearling ram which sold to 1200g selling to judge Howard Jones, Plaish, Shropshire. Top price for the yearling rams was 1450g from G W Roberts, Penygwern selling to H Macleod, Berrow.
A yearling ewe from J & P Owens, Woodhouse which took the female championship and reserve overall exhibit sold for 1350g to Miss C Beech, Bixter, Derby. Another Woodhouse ewe sold for 850g heading for L J Manson, Shetland.
Ewe lambs sold to 450g for a Marlbrook ewe lamb from J Croose selling to Miss C Beech. Ram lambs to 1040g again from J Rowe selling to Ian Barr, Co Antrim.
44 Ewe Lambs £472.50 to avg. £234.94
76 yearling Ewes £1417.50 to avg. £280.74
8 Older Rams £4410 to avg. £997.50
11 Ram Lambs £1092 to avg. £415.23
32 Yearling Rams £1522.50 to avg. £536.16