Annual Roussin Sheep Sale

26th September 2020

The annual Roussin Sheep Society Sale at Carlisle saw a top price of 1000gns achieved for a shearling ram GSH J2710 from Sian Hughes, Garn Flock.. This ram was sired by Dyfi D0187 and out of a Stairhaven bred dam, he sold to the Ballylinney flock of Derek Steen.

Next at 850gns was a shearling ram from the Ballylinney flock J00689. Sired by Hornacott G36 and out of a homebred dam. He sold to Messrs Dunphy, Perth.

The Knocknaib flock sold a shearling ram to 650gns. The first in their pen, Knocknaib J2438. Sired by McCornick H4791 and sold to Rammerscales Farms, Dumfriesshire.

The small offering of ram lambs topped at 650gns from Messrs McCornick for K6096. This triplet born lamb was sired by a homebred sire and was purchased by Messrs Reid Dumfriesshire.

Derek Steen sold the top priced female with Ballylinney J00694, a shearling gimmer out of a French sired dam, she was sold to Tormitchell Farms, Ayrshire.

Another gimmer in the Ballylinney pen sold to 750gns for J00692., she is out of an Ashbury ewe and joins the McCornick flock in Newton Stewart.

Averages:
11 Shearling Rams       £541.23
8 Ram Lambs              £494.81
25 Shearling Gimmers £495.60
2 Ewe Lambs            £409.50