NSA Builth Early Sale hits 1700gns

Leading Charollais trade at the first week of the NSA Builth Sale at 1700gns was Gwyndy 21PR08232 from W C and R L Bowen. Sired by Wernfawr Vinnie and out of a homebred dam by Wedderburn Rogue, this one sold to D E S and E R Bickerton, Llansilin, Oswestry.

Next best at 1300gns was the pre-sale champion Glyn Coch West is Best from Adrian Davies. A son of Glyn Coch Volcano out of a dam by Brettles Sherman, this one caught the eye of M H Miller, Milton Abbas, Dorset.

Then at 1050gns were Messrs R G and R A Jones’ Robleston 21WGN0593. By Skyefall Virgil Van and out of a dam by Bronwydd Terminator, this one went home with D E and D M Jones, Llandeilo, Carms.

Trading for the same price was another from R G and R A Jones, Robleston 21WGN05375. This one is by Skyefall Virgil Van and out of another Terminator daughter. He sold to G E Davies, Llangadog, Carms.

At 950gns was a Galtres shearling from Deborah Whitcher, 21ZKT03755. He’s by Moss Side Valiant and out of a Hundalee Sandor daughter, he sold to Tiverton, Devon with F A and C J Elsworthy.

Then at 920gns was Messrs G Jones’ Springfield shearling, 21ZGB02175. This Loanhead Reiver son is out of a dam by DJI78001. This was another heading ton Llangadog with G E Davies.

A brace of shearling rams from the Robleston flock of Messrs Jones and Son then sold for 900gns, the first being 21WGN05373. Sired by Arbyn Tonto and out of a dam by Rhaeadr Real Deal. He was taken by previous buyer M H Miller, while their other was a Skyefell Virgiln Van son out of a Bronwydd Terminator and sold to R C Samuel, Aberedw, Builth Wells.

Ram lambs

Top ram lamb at 1000gns was one from Dai and Paul Curran’s Wernfawr pen, 22XEV019017. He’s by Logie Durno Wall St and out of a dam by Glyn Coch Night To Remember. He was taken by the buyers of the top priced shearling, D E S and E R Bickerton, Llansilin.

At 850gns was Tim Prichard’s Castellau ram lamb, 22TZO03852. A son of Arbyn Viper and out of a dam by Castellau Powerhouse. He sold to D T and S M Owens, Pembridge, Leominster.

Making 700gns was an Oakchurch lamb from Jeremy Price and family, 22WKW00976. This one is by Cavick What A Boy and out of a dam by Banwy Oh What A Boy. Buying him were L E Lloyd and Sons, Weobley, Herefordshire.

At 600gns was a Padest ram lamb from G J and J E Williams, 22XRH02883. He’s by Castellau U Beauty and out of a dam by Parkgate One and Only.

Averages: 81 Shearling rams £635.44, 28 ram lambs £486.75 (Hereford Market Auctioneers).