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shearling

[shir′ling]
a sheepskin placed on a bed to help prevent pressure ulcers.
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The day held a double success for Kevin Yung as not only was he awarded The Arthur Iveson Memorial Trophy for the Champion ram but he also scooped the newly presented Lough Green Trophy for the best pen of three shearlings bred by the exhibitor.
Shearling rams were judged by Richard Salsbury, Ruthin, who awarded the trophy for the best consignment to CL & C Watkins & Sons, of Lawnt Texels.
A shearling ram was bred by Mr and Mrs Arthur and Rosemarie Wrayford, Wotton Flock.
Champion ram was a homebred Bronallt shearling from AW Davies, Morfa Nefyn, which topped the sale at 8,100gns when selling to joint purchasers DW & CF Morris, Carmarthen and HM Wells, Ceredigion.
In fact, at one time, the name Searle was synonymous with shearling.
In the non-MVA section shearlings topped at PS130/head for Tudor Mars Jones, Denbigh, these being bought by KS & NL Armstrong, Denbigh.
His winning homebred shearling ewe later sold for a centre female record of pounds 500.
Bidding peaked at 7,400 guineas for the consignment of eight shearlings from Messrs RJ Roberts & Son, of Dysefin, Llanegryn, having also received a respectable 6,200 to average 3,937 guineas.
A RUN of 50 Blue Face Leicester shearling rams averaged PS1,120 for Abergele farmer Dewi Williams at this week's NSA Wales & Border ram sale in Builth Wells.
The Bennett family sold a further two shearlings for 650gns and 950gns before selling the first prize ewe lamb for another breed record of 800gns to RE Jones.
Eighteen shearlings sold between 1,000 and 2,000gns.
HEXHAM October 12 The North of England Branch of the Blackface Sheep Breeders Association held its Annual Ram Sale at Hexham Auction Mart with an entry of 275 Shearlings and 33 Ram Lambs.