All set for premier sheep sale

The Oban Times - - Farming -

Billed as ‘Ar­gyll’s premier breed­ing sheep sale’ by United Auc­tions, this Fri­day sees the an­nual breed­ing ewe and gim­mer sale at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart.

More than 7,000 breed­ing fe­males will go un­der the ham­mer, in­clud­ing 4,000 war­ranted black­face and Swaledale cross ewes and more than 1,500 ewe lambs.

The auc­tion be­gins at 11am, and with buy­ers ex­pected from across the UK and Ire­land, it is sure to be a busy day in what is seen as the main sale for war­ranted ewes in the re­gion.

Some of the gim­mers for sale on Fri­day from Messrs MacPher­son,

Bal­liemeanoch, Loch Awe.

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