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30th August 2017

Lockerbie Halfbred Sale report

At Lockerbie Mart on Tuesday 29th August, Harrison & Hetherington held their Annual sale of Half Bred shearling gimmers and ewe lambs.

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.

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.

 

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