North Country Cheviot Sheep Society
Lockerbie Park sale was held on Wednesday 19th September 2018 & with over 60 ram in front of him the judge, Mr Dallas Allen, Humblehaugh had a big job ahead of him, with his mind made up he gave the champion rosette to a shearling from the Synton pen of G Davies, lot 207 – Synton Warrior is sired by Allanshaws Special Blend & has been succesfully used as a lamb at home, he went on to sell for £5000, which was also the days top price, to R McCulloch, Overhill House, Bathgate. In reserve champion place came lot 3 – Philiphaugh Wonderwall, sired by Philiphaugh Valentino & sold for £2000 to Holystone Estate, Northumberland.
Topping the female prices for the day was 3 pens of gimmers from the Soutra flock of D Matthewson all selling at £400 for a total of 13 sheep, all three went to the same buyer Mr J Page, Penrith.
Lot 207 Synton Warrior, G Davies (£5000)
Lot 3 Philiphaugh Wonderwall, Philiphaugh Estate (£2000)
Lot 217 Overacres Williams One, PW Hedley (£2200)
Lot 207, Synton Warrior – G Davies £5000
Lot 39, Humblehaugh W 15059 – WD Allen £3800
Lot 242, Allanshaws Wipe Out – J Runciman & Sons £3500
Lot 153, Stobshiel W 11362 – GD Pate £3500
Lot 166, Hill Top Wilko – TW Bell £3200
Lot 57, Hownam Grange Windup – W & J Thomson £2800
Top Price & Champion £5000
Synton Warrior sired by Allanshaws Special Blend from G Davies, Synton
Humbleheugh Western Storm sired by Philiphaugh Renaissance from WD Allen, Humbleheugh
Stobshiel Warrior sired by Belmaduthy True Colours from GD Pate, Stobshiel
Allanshaws Wipe Out sired by Showstanes Silver Star from J Runciman & Sons, Allnashaws
Rams - 185 averaged £913.78 (- £73.75 for 11 more ram sold) with a total of 24 rams over £2000.
Ewes – 65 averaged £115 (-£22.70)
Gimmers – 542 averaged £172.75 (-£33.25)
Ewe Lambs – 134 averaged £154 (+£15.54)