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HomeFarming News200,000gns Suffolk ram lamb sets new breed price record
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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200,000gns Suffolk ram lamb sets new breed price record

A Suffolk ram lamb sold for 200,000gns at Lanark today (Friday, July 23rd), setting a new breed record price for his category.

Phil Poole’s Salopian ram lamb smashed the previous price record of 90,000gns for a ram lamb back in 2004.

200,00gns Suffolk ram lamb

Boden and Jenkinson acquired this December-born Solwaybank Rock Solid-sired ram lamb (Lot 129 V87:21:00850) at today’s society sale.

The dam is an Irongray Black Magic-sired Stockton ewe, who was the Royal Welsh Show breed champion as both a ewe lamb and shearling ewe.

According to a spokesperson for the Suffolk Sheep Society LTD, 92% of lots found new homes and averaged £4,825.

Video of sale-topper.

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3-month-old sheepdog pup sells for record-breaking £10,600

Meanwhile, earlier this month, we reported that a 3-month-old sheepdog pup sold for what was understood to be a “record-breaking” £10,600.

Newbold Caz topped Farmers Marts’ timed internet auction of working sheepdogs, which saw 156 lots go under the hammer.

Newbold Caz by K Evans, Brecon is the daughter of Simon Cottrell’s Jewel and K Evans’ Red Jaff.

“The red and tan pup already showed great potential, as clearly shown in the video on the catalogue.”

Newbold Caz will soon arrive at her new home with the Delves Family, Montgomeryshire.”

According to the spokesperson, other pups sold “incredibly well”. 18-week-old Kemi Jack, also by K Evans, Brecon, found a new owner for £5,300.

The timed internet auction opened to bidding on Monday, July 5th and closed from 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 7th.

Ruby by E Vaughan, Staffordshire took home £5,250 for a red and white 10-week-old pup by the world record-breaking Kim by D Jenkins, which sold for £27,100 earlier this year.

“Bidding was strong and plentiful on well-trained entries and for those showing greatest potential.”

According to the mart spokesperson, the sale achieved an average of £2,700, with the trained section averaging £4,135.

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