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PRICES for Hardy Welsh rams soared to 12,000gns at the annual breed sales.

This was for a yearling sold at Dolgellau by GP Rees & Son, Cae Ceinach, Pennal.

Llanrwst mart also saw a good trade with Mr Rees spending some of his Dolgellau takings on an 8,800gns ram from Beryl Williams, Ty Newydd, Pennant, Gwytherin. Llanrwst, Sat, Oct 18 Remarks: Annual Denbighshire Welsh Mountain ra m sale with a catalogue entry of 143 and a flying trade throughout. Overall sale average was 1,030gns . Report: Top priced ram, at 8,800gns (PS9,240), was from Beryl Williams, Ty Newydd, Pennant, Gwytherin. The buyer was GP Rees, Cae Ceiniach, Pennal.

Next best was a yearling from E Jones, Fedw, Nant y Rhiw, Llanrwst, who collected 8,500gns (PS8,925) from DG Jenkins, Tanrallt, Talybont, Ceredigion.

Following close behind was W Williams, Hendre Fawr, Gwytherin, whose yearling ram sold for 8,000gns (PS8,400) to TO Evans ai feibion, Hafod Dinbych, Pentrefoelas.

Best overall average went to E Jones, Fedw, whose seven rams levelled at 2,680gns! Dolgellau, Fri, Oct 17 Remarks: Entry of 110 Welsh Mountain rams on behalf of the Maldwyn & Ceredigion Flockmasters. Overall sale average was 652gns. Report: Sale topper, at 6,200gns, was a yearling ram from D G & E Jenkins, Tanrallt, Talybont, that was bought by Simon Jones, Llwyn Derw, Bryncrug.

Another yearling from the same farm was sold for 5,600gns to G Williams, Ty Newydd Pennant, Gwytherin, Abergele.

Next best was 4,500gns for another yearling shown by EW & MM Jenkins, Tyn y Graig, Talybont, and bought by G Jones a'i Gwmni, Hendre, Dolwyddelan.

The same vendors also sold two other yearlings for 3,000gns and 2,700gns.

A yearling ram from TS Morgan a'i Fab, Glanhafon Fach, Llangynog, was sold for 2,600gns to ER Morris, Plas Tregenig, Llangollen.

Pre-sale champion was an yearling from G Roberts, Glan Hafon Uchaf, Llangynog. This sold for 1,000gns to TA Williams, Rhydeidion Bach, Llansannan.

Llanrwst, Thurs, Oct 16 Remarks: An entry of 158 Welsh Mountain rams in the annual Caernarfonshire Welsh Mountain Society sale, with a steady trade. Overall sale average was 580gns.

Report: Sale leader, at 6,500gns (PS6,825) was a yearling ram from K & E & H Jones, Bryn Ddraenan, Padog, Betws y Coed.

Securing the best average for his entry was TT Roberts ai Gwmni, Bryn Cynhadledd, Llanbedr, Conwy, who sold five rams from 2,000gns to 5,200gns. He also sold another four for 580gns upwards. Dolgellau, Wed, Oct 15 Remarks: Entries of 282 Welsh Mountain breeding rams at the annual sale on behalf of the Meirionnydd flockmasters. Overall sale average was 715gns.

Report: The day's top price was 12,000gns for a yearling ram shown by GP Rees & Son, Cae Ceinach, Pennal.

Paying the five-figure sum was RJ Roberts & Son, Dysefin, Llanegryn.

On a good day for the Cae Ceinach flock, two other yearlings sold for 9,500gns - one to S Jones, Ysguboriau, Tywyn, the other to HW Nutting, Cwm Rhwyddfor, Talyllyn.

The fourth highest priced ram was also a yearling from Cae Ceinach with the hammer coming down at 7,500gns to TW Williams & Co, Caerynwch, Dolgellau.

Other notable prices were 4,500gns, 4,200gns and 3,500gns for yearlings shown by S Jones, Ysguboriau, Tywyn, and 2,800gns for a yearling from RJ Roberts & Son, Dysefin, selling to Messrs Evans, Tallin, Llandecwyn.


Topping the Meirionnydd sale at Dolgellau was this yearling |from GP Rees & Son, Cae Ceinach, Pennal, that sold for 12,000gns

6,500gns yearling ram from K & E & |H Jones, Bryn Ddraenan, Padog

8,800gns ram from Beryl Williams, Ty |Newydd, Pennant, Gwytherin.

Ted Jones, Fedw, with his 8,500gns yearling, sold to |DG Jenkins, Tanrallt, Talybont, Ceredigion

W Williams, Hendre Fawr, Gwytherin, sold a yearling |for 8,000gns to TO Evans ai feibion, Hafod Dinbych
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Date:Oct 23, 2014
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