Berrichon du cher

Berrichon du cher

a French breed of milking sheep.
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Usually Arfon uses Beltex and Texel rams, but for the first time this year a Berrichon du Cher ram was employed.
The champion Berrichon du Cher, bred by Stirling's Robert Graham, fetched 1,250gns, while the highest priced Blue Faced Leicester, the champion produced by Anglesey's Myrfyn and Jane Roberts, sold for 1,500gns to Max Dunwood.
There are also Charollais, Lleyn, Beltex, NCC, Border Leicesters, Berrichon Du Cher, Dutch Texels, Hampshire Downs, Millennium Bleu Du Maine, Oxford Down, and Vendeen rams on offer.
Berrichon du Cher Champion: M E & H S Crane, Thetford, Norfolk.
Ruthin, Sat, Dec 14 Remarks Entry of 80 Texel in-lamb ewes and 23 Berrichon Du Cher for the annual Christmas Surprise sale.
The Suffolks saw a top price of 1,550 guineas for a non-MV ram, the Border Leicesters 1,020 guineas, the Berrichon du Cher 1,350 guineas and a Lleyn 2,100 guineas.
Other prices included 1,000 guineas for a Berrichon du Cher ram lamb, 2,080 for a Beltex ram, 1,100 for a Blue Texel ewe, 650 for a Beulah, and 1,450 for a South Country Cheviot.
A Berrichon du Cher shearling gimmer from JA Keith & daughters of Riggs Head, Scarborough, sold for the next leading price of 500gns.
The champion Berrichon du Cher made 1,250 gns and a Blue Faced Leicester, the champion produced by Myrfyn Roberts of Anglesey, 1,500gns.
Any Other Continental Ch - Blue Texel, by Sian & Iwan Hughes, Ty Cerrig, Garndolbenmaen' R - Berrichon du cher, by DT Jones, Bryn Rhydd, Edern.
12; Registered Berrichon du Cher, 4 sold, to pounds 280, average, pounds 227.