Chelford VillageVillage of ChelfordVillage of Chelford
Village of Chelford
Sat 16th Dec 2017Chelford Village weather - Light freezing rainLight freezing rain 3°C
welsh gilts

Welsh Gilts At Chelford

Home » Newsroom » Welsh Gilts At Chelford

Wright Marshall held a very successful sale of Breeding Pigs in conjunction with the usual weekly sale of over 300 Pigs at Chelford Agricultural Centre, Cheshire.

Amongst the many highlights of the sale were 22 Pedigree Welsh from the prize winning Burry Herd of Messrs EW & KM Austin, Swansea who topped the sale at 1000 Gns for the Welsh Gilt Burry Sally 4071 sold In Pig to Gwyns Imperial ELL760, the Sally blood line in one of the rarest lines remain in the breed and her Sire Burry Victor 1958 also sired the Reserve Male and Reserve Female Champion at the 2014 Welsh Show.

Purchased by Messrs BG & B Bemand of Tenbury Wells. The Burry herd dominated the top prices with Burry Daffodil 4431 In Pig to Burry Ted at 825 Gns. Burry Lucky Girl at 475 Gns was the leading priced Maiden Gilt also purchased by Messrs Bemand. Messrs Austin sold 7 In Pig Welsh Gilts to average £547.51, 11 Maiden Gilts average £405.69 and 4 Boars average £309.77.Large White were also in demand with Messrs H Booth & Son twice realsing 330 Gns for In Pig Chapel Lady Mollington Gilts. Pietrain Boars sold to 390 Gns and Gilts to 250 Gns.

editor's pickAlso in the news

Christmas Fair 2017 Poster
Chelford Webteam: 13/11/2017

St John's & St Peter's Churches invite you to our CHRISTMAS FAYREAn evening to start off your seasonal festivitiesOn Friday 17th November at 7:00 pm at Chelford Village HallThere will be many attractions including:Chelford...

Craft group Poppies
David Kent: 06/11/2017

Chelford Tenants and Residents Association (CTARA) are really busy getting ready for both Remembrance Sunday and our Christmas Fair.Our craft group started from a 6 week project delivered by Cheshire Living Well Dying Well, the...

Station Autumn 2017
Chelford Webteam: 23/10/2017

We're now into the 'putting to bed' stage for the gardens at the station. It's been a tricky old year with a massive amount of rain which has prevented us from doing as much work as we may have needed to do. It's also...

© 2007 - 2017 Chelford Village Community Website