Borderway Beauties Suffolk Female Sale

29th June 2018

The inaugural Borderway Beauties Suffolk Female sale took place at Carlisle on Friday where a packed ringside saw a top price of 6500gns achieved twice in quick succession.

I & J Barbour’s Annan based Solwaybank flock produced both gimmers and the first of these was FHT:17:01457, sired by Collessie Cartier and out of a Solwaybank Goldfinger daughter who’s maternal sister Eva Jane won Champion at the Royal Highland Show in 2014. This gimmer was purchased by Messrs Craft from Fife.

FHT:17:01457 – 6500gns

The other gimmer to sell at this money was a Lakeview Harbinger daughter out of a Solwaybank Solario sired ewe, the successful bidder on this occasion was Messrs Delves, Churchstoke, Powys.

FHT:17:01471 – 6500gns

Mark Priestley’s Limestone flock produced the next best price when his first gimmer forward, KPC:17:00825, sold for 4800gns to Messrs Machray from Aberdeenshire. Sired by Strathbogie A Kind Of Magic and out of a homebred ewe by Limestone Brigadier two of this gimmer’s full sisters were sold in the Three Nations Sale for 3000gns a head.

KPC:17:00825 – 4800gns

Dennis Taylor’s Ballynacannon KKW:17:00833 was knocked down at 4100gns to Messrs Hughes from Anglesey. She was sired by Solwaybank Master Debator and out of a Burnview bred ewe by Erigal Simply The Best.

KKW:17:00833 – 4100gns

The best of the ewe lambs came from Andrew Wilson’s Castleisle Flock, DDX:18:01080 was purchased by Messrs Cobbald from Suffolk from 3200gns. The lamb was sired by 10,000gns Lakeview Armani and out of a prolific breeding female from the Shannagh flock.

DDX:18:01080 – 3200gns

S & W Tait’s Burnview flock sold to a top of 3000gns for their shearling gimmer T86:17:01121. Sired by 18,000gns Ballynacannon Attitute this gimmer was out of a Forkins Ferrari Li daughter and is a sister to the flock’s show gimmer. She was purchased by Messrs Turner from Hatton in Derbyshire.

T86:17:01121 – 3000gns

Averages:
Ballynacannon flock
4 shearling gimmers £1438.50, 4 ewe lambs £669.38 Birness flock 5 shearling gimmers £1014.30, Bridgeview flock 2 shearling gimmers £777, 3 ewe lambs £1050 Burnview flock 5 shearling gimmers £1942.50 Carony flock 6 shearling gimmers £1268.75 Castleisle flock 2 shearling gimmers £1680, 2 ewe lambs £2205 Convoy flock 4 shearling gimmers £1063.12 Crewelands flock 4 shearling gimmers £651 Forkins flock 1 shearling gimmer £420 Limestone flock 1 shearling gimmer £5040, 4 ewe lambs £1330.88 Mullaghboy flock 2 shearling gimmers £813.75 Salopian flock 3 shearling gimmers £602, 1 ewe lamb £1890 Solwaybank flock 6 shearling gimmers £3062.50