North Country Cheviot Sheep Society

Lockerbie Hill Rams & Females Sale Report

The Annual sale of North Country Cheviot Hill Rams took place on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at Lockerbie Auction Mart - a large entry of rams was forward to be met by a busy ringside of buyers looking for quality sheep.

Top price & a new sale centre record of £18000 was paid for Lot 165 Hartside Hill Alonso first in the ring from the Linhope Farming Partnership - Alan & Penny Hutcheon, sired by Sorbietrees Viscount he joins the Hethpool flock of DI Rock, the same pen of rams commanded £4000 twice, first for Lot 166 Hartside Hill Apatche sired by Philiphaugh Top Shot who joins WW Dunlop & Son's Commonside flock & next for Lot 167 Hartside Hill Aln sired by Woodside Viceroy, he moves to the North House flock of Messrs Hepburn. In total 8 rams forward averaged £4012.50 for Hartside Hill.

Two rams were sold for £10000, Lot 187 Buchtrig Apollo sired by Elsdonburn Viagra who was first into the ring from Pete Tweedie, he heads back to Kelsocleugh with Jim Thomson, second at this money was Lot 241 Stouphill A 19398 sired by Badanloch Tip Top Tup (purchased from Lairg in 2018 £11000), he heads north to Armadale with Joyce Campbell. The Stouphill consignment took the second biggest average of the day selling 10 for £3196.

Next in the money at £9000, Lot 17 Hethpool Arnold sired by Hethpool Wallace from DI Rock Farming Co selling their first tups since taking over the Hethpool flock last year, he moves to the Borders with Messrs Flintoff, Sourhope. JM Elliot & Partners topped their pen at £8000, Lot 216 Woodside Attraction sired by the homebred Woodside Wahoo heads to Moffat with Hugh & Sandy Wilson, Newbank.

In total 277 rams sold to average £1564.62.


The females sale, now held on the day prior to the ram sale, was another great success this year with demand for the females topping at £450 for gimmers, with over 4600 females forward, there was something for every budget.

Averages

Draft Ewes 1984 averaged £132.50
Gimmers 1308 averaged £211.89
Ewe Lambs 1324 averaged £132.50

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  • Hartside Hill Alonso £18000
    Hartside Hill Alonso £18000
Buchtrig Apollo £10000

Buchtrig Apollo
£10000

Stouphill A 19398
£10000

Hethpool Arnold
£90000

Woodside Attraction
£8000

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  • Lot 17 Hethpool Arnold £9000
    Lot 17 Hethpool Arnold £9000
  • Lot 47 Philiphaugh A 18568 £7000
    Lot 47 Philiphaugh A 18568 £7000
  • Lot 133 Commonside Apache £5000
    Lot 133 Commonside Apache £5000
  • Lot 153 Kelso Athlete £6000
    Lot 153 Kelso Athlete £6000
  • Lot 165 Hartside Hill Alonso £18000
    Lot 165 Hartside Hill Alonso £18000
  • Lot 181 Auldallan A 08104 £7000
    Lot 181 Auldallan A 08104 £7000
  • Lot 187 Buchtrig Apollo £10000
    Lot 187 Buchtrig Apollo £10000
  • Lot 216 Woodside Attraction £8000
    Lot 216 Woodside Attraction £8000
  • Lot 241 Stouphill A 19398 £10000
    Lot 241 Stouphill A 19398 £10000
  • Lot 254 Whitehope Aviator £7000
    Lot 254 Whitehope Aviator £7000
  • Lot 284 Attonburn Amazon £7000
    Lot 284 Attonburn Amazon £7000

Leading Flock Averages

Flock Number Sold Top Price Average
Hartside Hill 8 £18000 £4012.50
Stouphill 10 £10000 £3196
Woodside 10 £8000 £3060
Philiphaugh 6 £7000 £2916.67
Commonside 8 £5000 £2387.50
Attonburn 11 £7000 £2372.73
Auldallan 6 £7000 £2300
Kelso 12 £6000 £2058.33
Whitehope 8 £7000 £2025
Hethpool 15 £9000 £2000

 

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  • Flying Trade at Lockerbie....
    Flying Trade at Lockerbie....

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Corinna Cowin

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

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