The annual Roussin Sheep Society Show and Sale at Carlisle saw a top price of 680gns for a ram lamb from MR McCornick’s flock. This triplet born lamb MPM H4791 was sired by McCornick Ginster and out of a homebred dam. The successful purchaser was Messrs Limond from Ayrshire.
The shearling ram class was won by HSM G17 from Derek Steen’s Ballylinney flock who then went on to sell for 620gns. Sired by an imported ram this shearling was purchased by Messrs Coulter from Biggar.
John Fleming’s Stairhaven flock sold a ram lamb for 500gns. SJF H1105 sired by LMH C52 was purchased by Messrs Thackray from Denbighshire.
Topping the females was the 1st prize shearling gimmer and Overall Champion MPM G4176 from MR McCornick. Sired by McCornick Enzo and out of LJW E2946 this gimmer was purchased by John Fleming to join his Stairhaven flock.
MR McCornick reinvested 450gns of his earnings into buying Derek Steen’s 2nd prize gimmer BDS G144.
Averages: 14 Shearling Rams £303.00; 19 Lamb Rams £273.55; 23 Shearling Gimmers £243.55; 15 Ewe Lambs £161.00