Other entries are Border Leicester
with 81, North Country Cheviot with 56, Blue Texels with 40, Berrichon with 37, Dutch Texels with 21, Hampshire Downs with 18, Poll Dorset with 11, Vendeen with 10, Roussin with 6 and Oxford Down with 5.
It was one of the highlights of a sale that topped at 7,000gns after a tug-of-war battle between two Scottish brothers over a Border Leicester
They keep 700 Welsh Mountain ewes at Fodwen, with the Halfbreds and Border Leicesters
at home with their 150 Holstein-Freisans.
We found that the Border Leicesters
gained well under these primitive conditions.
Mr Brown, like his father before him, also breeds Border Leicesters
which he records.
He now has several parcels of land, all within a three mile radius, that host 15 Border Leicester
ewes, 70 Welsh ewes and 34 Kerrys, some owned by daughter Alys, herself an emerging talent.
It's the lambing season at Geirn farm, Carmel, near Llannerchymedd, making it a busy time for the former bank worker, husband Richard and their children The couple, who run 130 Border Leicesters
, 110 Zwarbles and 300 beef cattle, are vying for a national silage award, having won the North Wales Tir Glas award.
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.
Other society sale rings include two each for Charolais (546 entries) and Bluefaced Leicesters (868) and one for Border Leicesters
This year the 168th ram sale since the first in 1838 when 120 Cheviot and Border Leicesters
sold for between pounds 3 a pounds 4 each compared with last year's average of pounds 427.
Recently retired - he turned 65 last Friday - he now runs 110 pedigree Texels on 30 acres and some Border Leicesters