Great trade at the largest sale in the country of NCC Rams – 703 Rams were sold.
Top price of £5500 went to Inkstack Farm, Barrock, Caithness.
The record number of rams sold at the centre – 730 – averaged £504.69, up £92.55 on last year, when 613 were sold.
The top-priced sheep was a three-shear, Inkstack Splitter by Inkstack Bingo 2, from Leslie & Tina Robertson, Inkstack, Barrock, sold to the show judge, Martin Cook, Baligill.
The pre-sale show champion, from W. D. Allen, Stouphill, Northumberland, sold for £1500, also to the judge.
The previous day’s sale of female breeding sheep also saw record prices – ‘an excellent trade for breeding ewes and gimmers with top lots of NC Cheviots meeting the dearest trade ever experienced at this centre.’