Nine-year-old persuades dad to spend 4,200gns on shearling at NSA's 2017 main ram sale
A nine-year-old sheep breeder from the Conwy Valley mixed it with the big boys of the sheep world at this year’s NSA Wales & Borders main ram sale on the Royal Welsh showground.
Young Aron Hedd Jones fielded a ram lamb first prize winner in the Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) section before persuading his dad Aled to spend 4,200gns on a yearling.
Bred by W & C Ingram of Logie Durno, Aberdeen, the yearling duly headed to the family’s farm at Meddiant Isa, Tal Y Cafn.
“I think Aron was a little bit surprised when I backed his judgment and went ahead with the purchase,” said Mr Jones.
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