The Berrichon annual Sale took place on Saturday 29th August 2020 at Borderway Mart. Berrichons were in high demand with males & females making good prices throughout. Top price of the day was 2000gns for a Shearling Ram from Mr B Evans – Janos Uncle Ted (YKK/19/211) selling to Messrs Gregory from Buxton.
Next highest price of the day went to R.A.C Barraclough for their Ram lamb – Barra V8 (RCB/20/001) selling to joint owners Messrs Curry & Messrs Powell for 1100gns.
Making 1000gns was a Shearling Ram – Kirkton Untouchable (KTN/19/022) from Mr I D Johnston which sold to Messrs Hull, Essex. Mr C Curry (Burradon Flock) closely followed with a Shearling Ram RCC/19/026 selling for 950gns to Mr G B Thomas, Swansea.
With just one Aged Ram on offer Mr G B Thomas sold his 2 year old Ram (GBT/18/01652) for 750gns to Anderson Farmers Ltd, Yorkshire.
A Ram Lamb from the Janos Flock – Janos Vince (YKK/20/288) sold to Messrs Harrison, Peebleshire for 800gns. The Newark Flock (Mrs F Barbour) were next in the high prices with Newark Vinnie (NEW/20/043) selling for 720gns to Mr R Davenport, Cheshire.
In the Female section Mr B Evans (Janos Flock) took the highest prices with 2 Shearling ewes selling for 800gns each, one going to Messrs Hull, Essex and the other making its way to Roxburghshire to Messrs Powell. Continuing with the Shearling ewes Mr Evans then had 750gns for 2 more of his ewes which sold to Messrs McFarlane from N. Ireland.
Ewe Lambs were also in demand with 2 selling to 700gns. The first from Mr G B Thomas (Goitre Flock) GBT/20/2273 and the second from Mr B Evans (Janos Flock) YKK/20/298, both went to the same home – Messrs Kilroe, Cheshire.
1 Aged Ram: £787.50
16 Shearling Rams: £799.31 9 Shearling Gimmers: £725.66
22 Ram Lambs: £553.63 5 Ewe Lambs: £682.50