Harrison & Hetherington held their annual show and sale of North Country Cheviot and Hill Cheviot wedder lambs at Lockerbie on Tuesday, which attracted a tremendous show of quality lambs, to a packed ringside of buyers.
The pre-sale show was expertly judged by Mr William McIntyre, West Scales, who awarded the following prizes:
Cheviot Wedder Lambs: 1 RH Paton, Castle Crawford, Thornhill -£57; 2 RJ Menzies & Co, Chanlockfoot, Thornhill -£56; 3 Stirksfield Farms, Broughton, Biggar - £58.
First prize pen was awarded to RH Paton, Castle Crawford, for an outstanding pen which later went on to sell for £57 per head. Topping the sale overall was an impressive pen from Stirkfield Farms which sold to £58 per head.
The overall sale averaged £49.02 per head for 640 sold.
Leading prices: £58 Stirkfield Farms, £57 Gateslack, £56 Chanlockfoot, £53, £50 Cleuchfoot Farm, £46, £40, £32 Dressertland Farm.
Forthcoming sales of North Country Cheviots at Lockerbie Mart
Wednesday, September 19 - 243 Park rams and 1070 females.
Wednesday, September 26 – Hill 340 rams and 6023 females.