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Lively Beltex trade at Chelford

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A packed ringside met the Beltex trade at Chelford, seeing a top price of 2,300gns, paid for a recipient ewe carrying a single embryo out of a homebred ewe and by Glenkeen Sanders, from Stuart Wood of the Woodies flock, Aberdeen.

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An imported gimmer from Stuart Wood of the Woodies flock, Aberdeen, sells at 1,700gns.
An imported gimmer from Stuart Wood of the Woodies flock, Aberdeen, sells at 1,700gns.
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Lively Beltex trade at Chelford

The Boden family, Stockport, were the buyers, also taking another ewe carrying twin embryos by Todhall Sumo, out of the dam of the 11,000gns Woodies Audi.

 

Mr Wood also topped the live bids, selling an imported gimmer at 1,700gns.

 

 

The top lot sold in-lamb to The Lad, to Richard Hughes, Anglesey, while a homebred gimmer from the same pen, by Todhall Sumo and out of an imported ewe, sold in-lamb to Double O Seven for 1,600gns. The buyer was A. Wood, Preston.

 

Selling next best at 1,500gns was the show champion, a lot from the Mortons flock from Andrew Morton, Stirling. By Mortons Wi-Fi out of a ewe by Thingymajig, it was sold in-lamb to Beachy Norman, to G. Carroll, Aberdeen.

 

Ewe lamb trade reached 1,250gns, paid for Woodie Bumble Bee from Mr Wood, a daughter of the 11,000gn Ardstewart Lord Almighty. It travelled home with Lorna Gregory, Cornwall. Woodies Big Bird, a daughter of Double O Seven, made 1,100gns, selling to J. Jones, Anglesey.

 

See the Texel report from Chelford:

 

Champion Texel realises 5,000gns at Chelford

 

Averages:

 

In-lamb ewes, £577.50; In-lamb shearlings, £801.50; ewe lambs, £638.22; recipients carrying embryos, £1,417.50.

 

Auctioneers: Wright Marshall.

Averages

In-lamb ewes, £577.50; In-lamb shearlings, £801.50; ewe lambs, £638.22; recipients carrying embryos, £1,417.50.

 

Auctioneers: Wright Marshall.

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A homebred gimmer from Stuart Wood sells for 1,600gns.

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