Dates for your Diary
Closewool Sheep Breeder's Society have just
announced some dates for your diary, if you require more details on
start times, costs etc. please contact Andrew & Gina Lane
- their full details are on the
Farm Open Afternoon
Sunday 8th September at Challacombe.
Annual Dinner 2013
Will be held on the 18th October at Filleigh Village Hall.
be held once again at the Exmoor
Forest Hotel on 19th November 2013,
start time to be confirmed.
Blackmoor Gate Ram Sale 16th September
year (2013) the Great Ram Sale will be held
on Monday 16th September.
year's sale was a great success, the Champion Ram shown
by Mr. L. Richards set the Auction alight. After a fierce
three-way bidding battle the hammer fell to Mr. G. Dart & Son setting
a new breed record of £1080.00. Congratulations to both vendor
Other notable prices:
£840 for G. Dart & Son to R. Kingdon;
£700 for C. Ley to P.Elston;
£600 for C. Ley to Wright & Wright;
£600 for M. Scott to R. & P. Burge;
£560 for R. & P. Burge to G.E. & E.J.
Almost a total clearance
of rams left an overall average price in excess
of £400. Well
done to everyone!