Wensleydale Sale at Melton Mowbray

Friday 8th September and Saturday 9th September saw the second annual Show & Sale of Wensleydales – this time held at Melton Mowbray Market as part of their 20th Native & Traditional Show & Sale. The classes held on Friday 8th September were officiated by Mrs A Lacey. The class results were as follows;

Ram; 1st M Elliott 2nd S Holdich 3rd J Hunter 4th L Gardner

Ram Lamb; 2nd L Gardner

Ewe; 1st & 2nd S Holdich 3rd J Hunter

Ewe lamb; None forward

Overall Champion; S Holdich Shearling Ewe

Reserve Champion; M Elliott Shearling Ram

Thankyou to Ali Parsons for stewarding

The sale was held on the Saturday am conducted by Clive Roads on behalf of Melton Mowbray Market. A full report will follow when the results are received from M Mowbray. S Holdich’s champion sold for 200gns whilst the reserve champion returned home for another day. Highest priced ram was J Hunter homebred Bicket Bank Mac 2 shear ram who sold for 200gns to R Webb, Crediton.

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