The 60th Annual Spring Show & Sale of Pedigree Welsh Black cattle took place at Dolgellau Market on Friday 5th May 2017.
The Champion Maiden Heifer was “Gwern-Cynyddion Una”, born January 2015, shown by Messrs RJ, M & M Evans, Gwern-Caernyddion, Llanbedr and selling for 1,200gns to Mr Dafydd Gwyndaf, Llechwedd Hafod, Penmachno, Gwynedd.
Reserve Champion Heifer was “Gwern-Cynyddion Unice”, born July 2015, again shown by Messrs RJ, M & M Evans, Gwern-Caernyddion and selling for 1,200gns to the same purchaser.
Highest Priced Female of the day was “Foty Branwen Haf”, born August 2014 and in-calf, shown by Mrs B Jones, Ty Isaf, Ffestiniog selling for 1,450gns to Messrs J Edwards & Son, Cae Coch, Rhydymain.
Champion Bull was “Rhydygarnedd Nathan”, born January 2015, shown by Messrs E. Ll & M & R H T Williams, Dolaugwyn, Tywyn selling for 3,200gns to Mr Gwyn Roberts, Dolhendre, Llanuwchllyn.
Reserve Champion Bull was “Penwernhir Adda 4th” shown by Mr D E Rowbotham, Penwernhir, Pontrhydfendigaid selling for 4,200gns to Mr J G Davies, Draenogau Mawr, Talsarnau.
1 Female sold for 1,450gns
4 Maiden Heifers sold for up to 1,200gns, an average of 1,050gns.
3 Bulls sold for up to 4,200gns, an average of 2,867gns.
Auctioneers – Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd, Dolgellau.