North Country Cheviot Sheep Society
The first Society Show & Sale of In-lamb ewes took place at Clitheroe Auction Mart on Saturday 19th February 2022, the small entry numbers at this sale was met by a pleasing demand & has made for a firm foundation to start to this sale.
The pre-sale show was judged by Mr Jim Holden, Holcombe Range, finding his Champion in a Lot 31 from the Nun Cote Nook flock of the Stones Family - a shearling by South Lund Vanished, carrying twins by Allanshaws Brazilian, Reserve Champion was also a Nun Cote Nook shearling, this time sired by Hownam Grange Simon & carrying twins to Allanshaws Big Ben who is half brother to the £15000 Allanshaws Bullseye. Both went on to sell for £630 (600gns).
Top price in the sale was the third entry from Nun Cote Nook, another shearling this time carrying triplets to Allansahws Brazilian & sired by Belmaduthy Van Dijk, she sold for £682.50 (650gns), all three heading to the same new home.
Receiving Best Hill female & top price in the Hill section was Lot 27 from T Iredale's Greenbank Farm Flock, a 3 shear ewe sired by Hownam Grange T 10566 scanned in lamb with twins to Kelso X 10928, she heads into the Lake District along with Lot 26 also from Greenbank Farm, selling for £399 (380gns) & £336 (320gns) respectively.
Hill 2 averaged £367.50
Park 5 averaged £504
Park - Shearling
1st - Lot 30 KO Stones, Nun Cote Nook
2nd - Lot 31 KO Stones, Nun Cote Nook
2rd - Lot 28 DJ & A Douthwaite, Red Squirrel
Park - Ewe
1st Lot 29 DJ & A Douthwaite, Red Squirrel
Hill - Best Female
1st - Lot 27 Messrs Iredale, Greenbank Farm
2nd - Lot 26 Messrs Iredale, Greenbank farm
KO Stones, Nun Cote Nook £630
Best Hill Females
T Iredale, Greenbank Farm £399