Beeston market saw its best trade yet for Suffolk females, with the largest collective sale this autumn resulting in a top price of 1800gns.
This one was the pre-sale champion from Myfyr Evans’ Rhaeadr flock, a two crop ewe by Castlewellan Cruz. she sold to Chris Holmes, Rookery.
Then at 1600gns was a shearling ewe from Jimmy Douglas’ Cairness flock. This one, by Thurston Chieftan was sold carrying twins to Cairness Acheivement and was bought by Mike Waycott, Devon.
At 1300gns was another from Cairness, a two crop Stockton Savannah daughter in lamb to Achievement which sold to Paul Osman, Devon. And at the same money was another from Jimmy Douglas, a Whitestone Warrior daughter which sold to John Gould, Buxton, Derbyshire.
Selling at 1100gns was the best of the day from Charles Proctor. This shearling ewe is by Straithisla Schumacher and sold to A W Jones, Conwy, in lamb to Achievement.
Topping the ewe lambs at 1050gns was one from Myfyr Evans which sold to Messrs Troup, Aberdeenshire. The final bid above 1000gns was for a lamb from Clive Norbury’s Alphazone flock. This Muiresk Adrenaline daughter sold to Jimmy Douglas.
Averages; 54 ewes £480.67, 70 shearling ewes £501.40, 32 ewe lambs £440.83 (Wright Manley).