Shearling ewes very much in demand at the Sapphire Annual Production Sale from the Whatmore, Hackney & Jonsland Flocks.
Top of the flocks was achieved twice from the Hackney Flock of Paul Tippetts & Christine Williams, firstly for Lot 920 HACKNEY (ET) HAC/17/01401 a stylish shearling ewe sired by the 18000gns Joes Alvin out of Hackney yessaintlaurent (Whatmore Siren x Hackney Import 26100-17932) full sister to the 1st Prize Shearling Gimmer at this years RWAS. Scanned in lamb to Turbo Blue RJR/16/0283 The gavel eventually fell at 3000gns and she headed home to join the Henry Jewitts Sunnybank Flock.
3000gns was then achieved for its full sister Lot 921 HACKNEY HAC/17/01406, this heads home to Messers Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
The Whatmore Flock from Steve & Sarah Gibbons achieved 2000gns for Lot 911 WHATMORE BEECHNUT a Shearling Ewe sired by the succesful Whatmore Wasp out of Whatmore Vixen (Whatmore Tommy x Whatmore Rose) scanned twins to the Irish show circuit winner from Cleenagh Congressman from Adrian & Clive Richardson.
The JONSLAND Flock of Dan & Janine Jones Achieving 1400gns for Lot 905 JONSLAND BLUEBERRY, sired by noted Whatmore Wasp out of Jonsland Vow ( Jonsland Tyson x Millside DJA/10/00262) this was scanned in lamb to the 2600gns Ettrick Casino.
A very successful annual production Sale was had, where both vendors and purchasers went home highly delighted.
LOT 911 – WHATMORE BEECHNUT (Shearling Ewe) – 2000gns Messrs Cockburn, Perthshire
LOT 909 – WHATMORE BUTTERFLY (Shearling Ewe) – 1050gns Messrs Hartley, Lancashire.
LOT 913 – WHATMORE BATTER (Shearling Ewe) 1000gns Messrs Struthers, Ayrshire.
LOT 914 – WHATMORE BRIMSTONE (Shearling Ewe) 1000gns Messrs Maxwell, Roxburghshire.
WHATMORE FLOCK AVERAGES:
1 AGED EWE – £840.00
8 SHEARLING EWES – £1040.81
LOT 920 – HACKNEY (ET) HAC/17/01401 (Shearling Ewe) 3000gns Henry Jewitt, Co Durham
LOT 921 – HACKNEY (ET) HAC/17/01406 (Shearling Ewe) 3000gns Messrs Hamilton, Lanarkshire
LOT 923 – HACKNEY HAC/17/01427 (Shearling Ewe) 2600gns Messrs Dodd, Dumfries
LOT 919 – HACKNEY HAC/17/01407 (Shearling Ewe) 2500gns Undisclosed Purchaser
LOT 928 – HACKNEY HAC/18/01579 (Ewe Lamb) 2400gns Messrs Pyman, Cumbria
LOT 925 – HACKNEY HAC/17/01571 (Shearling Ewe) 2200gns Henry Jewitt, Co Durham
8 SHEARLING EWES - £2303.43
10 EWE LAMBS – £957.60
LOT 905 – JONSLAND BLUEBERRY (Shearling Ewe) 1400gns Messrs Graham, Stirling.
LOT 904 – JONSLAND BACARDI (Shearling Ewe) 1150gns Hartside Farms, Lanarkshire
LOT 939 – 900gns JONSLAND CLARA (Ewe Lamb) Messrs Millichap, Mid Glamorgan
LOT 903 – JONSLAND BONNIE (Shearling Ewe) 880gns Messrs Sayer, Cumbria
JONSLAND FLOCK AVERAGES:
7 SHEARLING EWES – £919.50
8 EWE LAMBS – £551.25