Wensleydale Sale at Skipton CCM 2022

Interim report from CCM – Full report to follow


At the 131st Annual Show and Sale of Wensleydale Longwool Sheep held on behalf of the Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders Association turned plenty of purchasers and on lookers today at the sale with the quality selling very well. Top price sold to 680gns for an aged Tup from JA&F Elliot. Shearling tups sold well with £500+ for several tups from E.L Sherwin for some strong big nice skinned tups. Strong ewes met a competitive ringside of purchasers too. Gimmer lambs and tup lambs sold either side of 100gns with the best goods selling either side of 200gns.

Show results – Judge: Mrs S Holdich
Aged Ram
1st JA&F Elliott lot 760
2nd H Thornton Lot 758
Shearling Ram
1st EL Sherwin Lot 769
2nd Parker & Bird Lot 702
3rd EL Sherwin Lot 771
Ram Lamb
1st N Oliver Lot 777
2nd TA McDonald Lot 780
3rd N Oliver Lot 776
Champion Male – EL Sherwin Lot 769
Reserve Male – JA&F Elliott lot 760
Aged Ewe
1st EL Sherwin Lot 705
2nd EL Sherwin Lot 704
3rd R Simms Lot 711
Shearling Ewe
1st EL Sherwin Lot 731
2nd JA&F Elliott Lot 722
3rd EL Sherwin Lot 732
Ewe Lamb
1st N Oliver Lot 744
2nd TA McDonald Lot 751
3rd TA McDonald Lot 748
Champion Female – EL Sherwin Lot 731
Reserve Female – N Oliver Lot 744
Overall Champion – EL Sherwin Lot 731
Overall Reserve – EL Sherwin Lot 769
Aged Ram to 680gns av £714
Shearling Rams to 520gns av £453
Ram Lamb to 120gns av £112
Aged Ewe to 220gns av £147
Shearling Ewe to 450gns av £299
Ewe Lamb to 200gns av £111

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