The Society Sale held at Dolgellau Mart on 5th May was a successful Show and Sale, especially for two breeders who ventured to the Society Show and Sale for the first time.
Highest price of the day
Lot 22 - Llwynsarn Franc born June 2016, forward by Mr H. W, Jones, Llwynsarn, Dolgellau, was the highest price of the day and 2nd prize in his class. He sold to Mr Eric Jones, Llanybydder for 2,500gns.
The Champion bull (Lot 20)
Deicws John 2nd weighing in at 860kgs, sold was forward by Mr G. C. Williams, Abergele and sold for 2,400gns to Rhiwlas Estate, a well-established herd.
Lot 19, Maes-y-Gelli William was forward by Mr & Mrs G. Davies & Family, Newcastle Emlyn. First time for this family to venture to a Society Show and Sale. William weighed 840 kgs, was born in March 2016 and sold for 2,000gns. He found a new home with R. Reed, Saundersfoot, Pembs.
The hammer fell at 2,000gns for Lot 23, Gerddi Bluog Dafydd, July 2016 born weighing 720kgs exhibited by Jessica Evans–Williams, Harlech, and sold to Garthgwynion Estate, Glaspwll, Machynlleth.
Lot 3 Perthi Addawol 3rd born June 2015, was exhibited by Sion Wyn Jones, Bangor and sold to Mr Bowen, Caeglas, Cleve for 1,995gns.
Deiniolen Non 29th with her calf, Deiniolen Comet exhibited by Mr Michael Wyn Jones, Tyddyn Perthi was sold for 2,100gns.
Champion Maiden Heifer
Lot 5 Rhydgethin Nel 2nd born March 2016. Nel was exhibited by Gareth Pennant Roberts from Corwen who had ventured into the Society Show and Sale for the first time. Nel sold to M/s Owen, Esgairgyfelfa, Aberdyfi for 1,020gns.
Mr Roberts also won Reserve Champion Maiden Heifer with lot No. 4, Rhydgethin Rowlyn born 2/3/16. Rowlyn realised 980gns and was sold to the Thomas Family, Nantganol Oswestry.
Also in great demand were the un-haltered heifers forward by Evans Family, Eithinfynydd, Merionydd. In all the Evans’ sold 12 maiden heifers born between June 2016 and December 2016 with prices from 860gns to 1,260gns.
4 bulls over 18 months 2,225 gns
Females over 2 to 3 years 1,300 gns
Females 1 – 3 years 1,563 gns.