Sales 2013

2013 Annual Show and Sale at Abergavenny

A new breed record was set at this weeks' sale at Abergavenny when the pre sale show Female Champions from Edd Williams Wennalt flock. saw his yearling ewe pair sell for 440gns each to new breeders Messrs C & M Brown, Polstead House, Wem, Shropshire. The pair included the Female and Reserve Champion from this year's Royal Welsh and Brecon Show Champion.
The Wenallt Flock also took the top male price when  Wenallt Rambo, a ram lamb  by their renowned homebred stock ram Wenallt Jose Mourinho, sold to Gwawr Hughes, to join her Eryri flock based at Ffridd, Nantle, Caernarfon.

FULL SALE REPORT

A large entry of 319 Black Welsh Mountain sheep met a strong trade at the Breeds’ Annual Official Show & Sale in Abergavenny.

Trade topped at 970gns for the 1st prize ram lamb & Reserve Champion Male from E O Williams, Talybont On Usk, selling to Gwawr Hughes, Caernarfon.

2nd highest price in the ram section was 800gns for the 2nd prize ram lamb, selling to A & S James & Family, Llangadog.
The 1st prize & Male Champion went to a Shearling Ram shown by Will Workman, Trecastle which sold to D Meredith, Merthyr Tydfil at 720gns.
Glenda Hughes sold a shearling ram at 520gns to Messrs Smith & Dixon, Oxfordshire, whilst Pip Samuel, Llandrindod Wells sold one at 490gns to R T & J L James, Pontrilas.  Selling at the same price was a shearling from A & S James & Family, Llangadog, he was taken by G Myddleton, Wrexham.
Older rams topped at 270gns for a 2 year old from F Bowen, Pontypridd, he went on to sell to I & S Rahn, Carmarthen.
In the female section prices topped at 440gns per head for the 1st prize & female Champion pair of  Shearling ewes shown by E O Williams, Talybont On Usk, they were purchased by C Brown, Wem, Shrops.  The 3rd prize pair of shearling ewes shown by D & R Rowlands, Anglesey were purchased at 280gns per head again by C Brown.   S Forsyth, Sennybridge sold a pair of shearlings at 220gns to J Price, Erwood.
In the ewe lamb class the top price per head was for a pair shown by Glenda Hughes, Caernarfon, they were 4th in the Class, and went on to sell at 210gns per head to E Morgan, Hengoed.  Matt & Donna Evans, Llanvihangel Crucorney sold a pair of ewe lambs at 180gns to D & R Rowland.  1st prize & Reserve Champion pair of ewe lambs sold at 140gns each from P Laws, Bristol, and were also taken by E Morgan, Hengoed.

1st prize in the 2/3 year old pair of ewes went to A & S James & Family, Llangadog selling at 115gns each to Penllyn Estates, Cowbridge.

BWM SHOW & SALE AVERAGES & SUMMARY 2013
                                      AV             MAX
13 2/3YO EWES         £88.20           115 GNS
65 SH. EWES            £146.59          440 GNS
71 EWE LAMBS           £95.84          210 GNS
7 OLDER RAMS         £150.00          270 GNS
14  SH. RAMS           £375.75          720 GNS
15 RAM LAMBS          £281.05         970 GNS

AUCTIONEERS: J. STRAKER, CHADWICK & SONS, ABERGAVENNY