Dolgellau's 20,000gns Hardy Welsh ram is fifth most expensive ever
Hardy Welsh ram prices hit 20,000gns for a yearling at the annual Meirionnydd flockmasters sale.
Machynlleth breeder Alwyn Rees, of GP Rees & Son, Cae Ceinach, Pennal, is a regular price setter at Dolgellau mart and so it proved at yesterday’s auction.
His yearling headed the 250 entries when knocked down to Mssrs Roberts, Tyddyn Coed, Conwy .
Two other Cae Ceinach yearlings also went for 5,500gns and 5,000gns.
Mr Rees’ sale leader is thought to be the breed’s fifth most expensive behind the 29,000gns record. A Cae Ceinach ram also commanded the breed’s third highest price in 2011, at... read more
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