Shrewsbury National Sale results
The champion from the pre-sale show, Jimmy Douglas’ Middlemuir Messi son has sold at 17,000gns, with the buyer believed to be the Robinson family, Northern Ireland. This was 33H 12:135 out of a dam by Muiresk King of Diamonds.
Selling at 8500gns was Robbie Wilson’s first of the day FNV 12:036, a son of Forkins Figo ET bred out of a Strathisla Schumacher daughter who’s dam as champion at the Highland in 2003 and 2004. Messrs Soulsby, Cumbria, bought this one.
A little earlier at 7000gns was another Messi son from Cairness, 33H 12:062. He is out of a dam by Cairness Achievement. Buying him was Jim Fleming, Halhill.
Best call of the day among the Suffolks at Shrewsbury is a 5000gns call for the second prize lamb from the open ram lamb class Chris and Sally Holmes lamb DND 12005. This Haddo High Voltage son is out of a dam by Marwood Millenium Man and was breed champion at Three Counties. This one headed home with D J Harvey, Builth Wells.
Second top at 4000gns is Ross Lawrence’s lamb NHL 12:017 from his Roundacre flock. This Forkins Figo son is out of a Strathisla Speed daughter and was breed champion at Royal Cornwall. He sold to Gary Beacom.
Following him at 3800gns was Myfyr Evans lamb A12 12:110, a son of the breed record holder 90,000gns Ardlea Arbennig, he is out of a dam by Cairness Stormer and is the first son of Arbennig to be offered for sale. Taking him was J Payne.
Then at 3500gns was another from the Rookery flock, DND 12:055, a son of Deveronside Destroyer out of a dam by Rhaeadr Obsession. Show judge Arthur O’Keefe bought this one.
And a 3200gns call secured a Rhaeadr Rastafari son from the Solwaybank flock of Iain and Judith Barbour. This one JOD 12:070 is out of a dam by Solwabank Santana. He sold to Hazel Martindale.
Bidding in the remaining lots at today’s National Suffolk sale, Shrewsbury, remained cautious, with the next best call a 5500gns bid for Gary Beacom’s best. This was JFF 12042, by Cairness Cyclone and out of a dam by Strathisla Shadrach. This one was bought by S K Elsworthy.
Following that at 4000gns was Messrs Liggett’s lamb from their Carony flock, DBB 12:081. Sired by Rhaeadr Red Bull he is out of a dam by Conveth Royal Flush and goes back to Boreland Buddah. He sold to R K Denby.
And selling at 3400gns was another from Robbie Wilson FNV 12:069. this is a son of Rookery Rooney out of a dam by Glenhead Golden Phoenix. This one found a new home with A and J Jones.
Then making 3000gns was another Strathisla lamb, FNV 12:050, a lamb by Forkins Figo and out of a dam by Lakeview Leeroy. He was claimed by R B and G M Morgan.
Also at this price was Lakeview lamb from Gary Beacom. This was JFF 12:064 by Cairness cyclone and out of a dam by Meikleson Impression. Thomas Hodges bought this one for the Knowlhill flock.
Then making 2600gns was another Figo son from Robbie Wilson, FNV 12052. He is out of a dam by Strathisla Schumacher. He sold to M Holt. Also selling at this money was another Strathisla lamb FNV 12:117 by Figo and out of a dam by Glenhead Golden Pheonix. This one was bought by Stephen Bolland.