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THE First Welsh Premier Beltex Show and Sale to be held at the new Livestock Market at Welshpool on behalf of the Wales and Border Beltex Club has been hailed as a great success.

Auctioneer Richard Evans of Welshpool Livestock Sales, said he was delighted with the quality of stock shown and offered for sale . Judge Mr David Thornley from Ashby de la Zouch awarded the male and Supreme Champion to the Cennen Flock a yearling Ram Cennen Nut Cracker bred by GJ & RA Williams Blaencennen Farm.

Sired by Llwynbrian Lawyer, Nut Cracker went on to achieve 1800gns, purchased by I & J Evans, Llwyn Hywel Farm, Llanilar. From the same flock was the first placed ram Lamb and reserve male champion, Cennen Prince which was secured with a bid of 800gns by D L Jones Ddol, Llanbadarn Fynydd.

The reserve supreme Champion was awarded to Whatmore Nectar a yearling ewe presented by S A Morris.

Nectar had earlier taken the female championship and went onto achieve 1000gns purchased by D L Jones Ddol Llanbadarn Fynydd.

First Placed ewe lamb and reserve Female Champion went to H Hughes & R Jenkins Hughes, Pwll Peiran, from the Pantgwyn Flock which was purchased by R J Shaw, Steenwood Cots, Admaston, Rugeley for 400gns using the pounds 100 voucher from the Welsh and Border Beltex Club . Top price of the day was achieved by Michael Owen of the Glantre Flock when a yearling ram Glantre Napolean, sired by Airyolland Loyality, was sold for a sale topping pounds 2100. Mr Owen went on to sell 16 yearling rams to average pounds 872.50 per head. Averages: 72 yearlings rams pounds 637.15, 25 Ram Lambs pounds 316.68 15 yearling ewes pounds 450, 4 ewe lambs pounds 385.88 1 aged ewe pounds 609.


Gary Williams with champion Cennen Nut Cracker and Sara Morris, with the reserve champion, Whatmore Nectar.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Sep 16, 2010
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