North Country Cheviot Sheep Society

Dingwall Show & Sale Report

The Annual Show & Sale of North Country Cheviot Hill rams took place on Friday 22nd October at Dingwall & Highland Marts, with a huge entry of 776 rams, the sale ring had a buzz from start to finish.

The pre-sale show, which was ably judged by Mr Stephen Mackinnon, McCaig Farms, awarding the Champion rosette to a 5 shear ram which was brought out by Hugh Mackenzie, Badanloch – Inkstack Caithness Mannie sired by Badanloch White Walker he later sold for the days top price of £8500.
Reserve went to a 2 Shear, Whitefield A 19566 sired by Stouphill W 15086 from WD Allen which sold for £3800.

The days second top price came for a Balnakeil 2 shear sired by Torrish 5545 from Andrew Elliot, he sold to Philiphaugh Estate for £5000. A second 2 shear at £3800 was St Johns Kirk Athlete sired by Newbank Taurus from Ted Fo who's pen also received a further £2000, £1600 & averaged £1640 for 5.

With the best average of the sale & leading the shearling trade was the Craiglands pen of Rory Mckenzie, Craiglands Bandit sired by Achentoul X 16397 sold for £2800 & the pen of 5 averaged £2080 after having a second at £2800.
3 shear rams sold to a top of £3000 for Longoe Xtra Special sired by Heathmount Patriot which came late in the sale from The Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust & the 4 shear, Keppoch Cracker Jack, brought out by Jan Mackenzie, North Loch Naver sold for £2000.

Averages -

616 rams averaged £650.73.

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  • Champion & Top Price - Inkstack Caithness Mannie £8500
    Champion & Top Price - Inkstack Caithness Mannie £8500
  • 2 Shear Balnakeil £5000
    2 Shear Balnakeil £5000
  • St Johns Kirk Athlete £3800
    St Johns Kirk Athlete £3800
  • Whitefield A 19566 £3800
    Whitefield A 19566 £3800
  • 2 Shear Keppoch £3500
    2 Shear Keppoch £3500
  • 2 Shear Attonburn £2800
    2 Shear Attonburn £2800
  • Craiglands Bandit £2800
    Craiglands Bandit £2800

Show Results

Shearling Rams

1st - R Mckenzie, Craiglands
2nd - G Milne, Kinaldy

2 Shear Rams

1st - WD Allen, Whitefield
2nd - G MacDonald, Clachan
3rd - JM Elliot, Woodside

Aged Rams

1st - Badanloch Estate, Badnaloch
2nd - W & J Thomson, Hownam Grange
3rd - North Loch Naver Estate, North Loch Naver

Champion

Aged Ram - Inkstack Caithness Mannie
5 Shear Rams from Badanloch Estate, Badanloch

Reserve Champion

Two Shear Ram - Whitefield A 19566
WD Allen, Whitefield

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  • Can't blame him.....it is a long day!
    Can't blame him.....it is a long day!

Top Flock Averages

Flock Number Sold Top Price Average
Craiglands 5 2800 x 2 2080
Whitefield 3 3800 1900
Gillesbie 6 2500 1883.33
Allanshaws 4 2800 1700
Badnaloch 8 8500 1700
St Johns Kirk 5 3800 1640
Dunbeath 8 2500 x 2 1637.50
Attonburn 4 2800 1600
Clachan 15 3000 1413.33

 

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E-mail: secretary@nc-cheviot.co.uk

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