Lockerbie half bred gimmers and ewe lambs
Harrison & Hetherington held their annual sale of half bred shearling gimmers and ewe lambs at Lockerbie Mart on Tuesday, August 29.
Topping the sale at £155 was a pen of 20 strong ewe lambs from Messrs Armstrong, High Moat, Longtown, and were purchased by Messrs P McDonald, Pheasants Nest Farm, Buckinghamshire. Messrs Armstrong sold a further 6 pens selling over £110, this good run went on to average £112.22.
Messrs J Strawhorn & Son, Annfield consignment of ewe lambs peaked at £140, and were purchased by Mr Philip Madgwick, Petersfield.
The overall sale averaged £6 up on the year and more could have been easily sold due to a full ringside of buyers in attendance.
The next sale of store lambs will take place on Tuesday 12th September, please contact Michael Stewart on 07753720323 for further information. Leading prices: Ewe lambs: Half Bred £155, £152, £125, £120, £118, £112, £90, £82 High Moat, £140, £132, £98 Annfield Farm, £132, £98, £92, £85 Burn, £92, £90, £88 Dressertland Farm, £88 (x2), £80 Marwhirn, Texel £90 Raehills Farms, Suffolk £90 Netherhall, £90 Annfield Farm.
Shearling gimmers: Half Bred £152 High Moat.