Ellie had a little lamb whose fleece was black as coal...

Ellie Jackson with her award-winning Beltex

Ellie Jackson with her award-winning Beltex

First published in News

FOUR-year-old Ellie Jackson was the star of the show at Bentham Auctions’ annual Young Farmers’ Club singles night.

Ellie, from Bentham, claimed victory in the Best Presented Hogg and Vendor class with her 44kg Black Beltex x Hogg.

A very proud Ellie stepped in the sale ring to received the Les Thackray Trophy – and then went on to top the sale by selling her prize animal for £235 to Harry Woods of Bowland Foods Ltd.

Champion in the Short Wooled Class was Jack Edmondson, aged 15, from Westhouse with his 48kg Beltex x Hogg, which went on to sell for the second highest price of £220 to David Kirby on behalf of North East Meats.

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