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Lockerbie Sale Report – Hill

The annual sale of North Country Cheviot Hill rams & females took place on Wednesday 26th September, top price in the rams came from the Hartside Hill pen of Linhope Farming Partnership, Lot 14 Hartside Hill Vettel a two shear by Whitehope Phantom sold for £9000 to JM Elliot & partners, Woodside. With an execllant run of rams forward the same pen took the second top price of the day, Lot 13 Hartside Hill Vardy by Langdale Pedro, this two shear was knocked down to Bowmont Farming Ltd, Attonburn.

From the Kelso pen, Lot 261 Kelso Viceroy, a two shear sired by Bedshiel Rockall sold for £4200 & goes the the Sourhope flock of R & S Flintoff.

Leading Prices –

Lot 14 – Hartside Hill £9000
Lot 13 – Hartside Hill £4500
Lot 261 – Kelso £4200
Lot 195 – Hethpool £4000
Lot 50 – Newbank £4000
Lot 12 – Hartside Hill £3200
Lot 264 – Kelso £3200

A total of 257 rams sold to average £861.95 (-£175.86 on the year with 33 more sold)

Lot 14 – Hartside Hill Vettel from Linhope Farming Partnership sold for 9,000 gns.

Females –

A gimmer from the Stouphill flock of WD Allen was auctioned for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation at the beginining of the females, with a busy ringside & plenty of interest in purchasing this gimmer, who was bred the same way as the Stouphill English National Show Champion, she was sold once for £200 to Billy Allen who put her back up for sale & the hammer came down at £1300.

Gimmer from Stouphill sold for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation raised £1500

Draft Ewes sold to a top of £138 from WD Allen, Stouphill
Gimmer sold to a top of £155 from Kelsocleugh farming, Kelso
Ewe Lambs sold to a top of £152 from Raehills Farm, Raehills

2301 Ewes averaged £88.99 (-£6.86)
1734 Gimmers averaged £103 (-£20)
659 Ewe Lambs averaged £86.27 (+£2.05)

 

North Country Cheviot
Sheep Society