Lleyn Sheep Society Sale at Stirling (UA) 2018

Commercial buyers were in attendance at Stirling looking for strong females.  Some of the stronger sheep bought for the higher prices were being bought to cross with various terminal sires for commercial enterprises.

The shearling ewe section was topped by Hamish and Jim Goldie, Dumfries who each sold a pen of five including the 1st prize pen from H Goldie which were also the champion females for £170/head, both pens were bought by N & S Caul, Kirkton of Auchterhouse.  Hamish also sold a pen of for £152/head and a pen of five for £150/head both to C Grierson, Ayrshire.  Jim Goldie sold five for £150/head to Sandi Farmer, Errol.  The second prize pen from D & B Henderson sod for £140/head.

The ewe lambs were topped by T & I Walling of Farmstock Genetics, Selkirk with a pen of 45 selling for £90/head to Kirkpatrick Farms, Dumfires.  JR Graham & Partners, Biggar sold five for £88/head to AJ Robb, Stirling.  D & B Henderson travelled from Stonehaven to sell their second prize pen for £85/head to Kirkpatrick Farms.

The rams saw a selective ram trade with Hamish Goldie once again topping the section with the third prize ram.  Lochar Genius (01312/1704236) sired by Plasucha Chief sold for 650gns to S & J Corcoran, Newton Stewart.  Next JK Goldie sold Goldies Gameboy (01312/1402390) sired by Lochar Director for 500gns to S & A Moore, Angus.  D & B Henderson sold Bardspark Gladiator (01836/1701808) sired by Bardspark Ernest Hemmingway for 500gns to High Milton Farms, Newton Stewart.

Averages

Shearling ewes to £170 av. £140

Ewe Lambs to £90 av. £87

Rams to 650gns av. £420

Top Prices

Shearling Ewes

H Goldie £170

JK Goldie £170

H Goldie £152

H Goldie £150

JK Goldie £150

Laga Farms £142

D & B Henderson £140

D & B Henderson £135

R Johnston & Son £135

Laga Farms £122

Ewe Lambs

T & I Walling £90

JR Graham & Partners £88

D & B Henderson £85

J Morton £84

JR Graham & Partners £80

Rams

H Goldie 650gns

JK Goldie 500gns

D & B Henderson 500gns

Laga Farms 450gns

Laga Farms 400gns (x2)

T & I Walling 400gns

Show Results

Judge: Paul Barrow, Appleby

Pen of 5 Shearling Ewes

  1. H Goldie
  2. D & B Henderson
  3. JK Goldie

Pen of 5 Ewe Lambs

  1. J Morton
  2. D & B Henderson
  3. T & I Walling

Champion Females – H Goldie (shearling ewes)

Reserve Females – J Morton (ewe lambs)

Shearling Ram

  1. R Johnston & Son (16)
  2. L Cruden (2)
  3. H Goldie (9)

 

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