Euro Sale of Continental Breeding Sheep

7th September 2018

On Friday 7th September Harrison and Hetherington held their annual “Euro” sale of continental cross breeding sheep, which had a catalogued entry of 4300 forward for sale.

Demand throughout the day exceeded all expectations and saw quality, strength and annual consignments selling very well.

The MV section sold very well with a packed ringside of buyers present, topping the trade was a tremendous run of Texels from Messrs Wight, Midlock, Biggar, selling to £500 for a pen of two fantastic gimmers, with others following up at £450, £430 and £400. This superb consignment of 17 sheep averaged £335.29.

Non MV sheep also sold better than expected, seeing large runs selling very well. A quality run of 153 Texel cross mule shearlings all having had lambs from Messrs Hewetson, Shatton Lodge, selling to average £171.54 (+£3.90).

Leading Prices:
Shearling Gimmers: Texel
£500, £450, £430, £400, £270, £225, £220 Midlock Farm, £315, £300 (x2), £278, £242, £215 Four O Boot, £310, £230 (x2), £220, £205 Langside Farm, £260, £200 Cornhills, £250, £240, £210 (x2) Sanderson House, £230, £212, £210, £195, £190 Forth House Farm, £212 Hazel Head, £205, £195 (x2) Kilncroft, £200 Basco Dyke, £198 Town Hall Farm, £195 Millriggs Farm, £195 Shatton Lodge Farm, £195 Shatton Lodge, £190 Courthill, £190 Brow Top Farm, £185 Aldermanseat Farm, Suffolk £185 Hazel Head, £150 Mid Shawtonhill Farm, Dutch Texel £170 Woodhead Farm, Charolais £165 Soithholm Farm, Millennium Bleu £165, £145 Row Brow Park, £138 Ghyll Croft, Beltex £410, £175 Row Brow Park, £270 Carstairs Mains, £198, £182, £180 Southholm Farm, £190, £180, £175, £155, £150 Hill of Errol, £180 Newton Field, £180 Loaningfoot, £170, £165, £140 Keeper Cottage, £160, £148 (x2) Feriaeth Farm, £158, £142 Brow Top Farm, £150 Millriggs Farm, £148 (x2) Ainstable Hall, £145 Newton Field.

Ewes: Texel £302, £240, £200, £190, £180, £162, £152 (x2), £145, £140 Greenbury Grange, £275 Wanton Walls, £370, £255, £140 Cornhills, £235, £148 Brow Top Farm, £180, £165, £142 Orchard House, £152, £130 Wanton Walls, £135 Howgillside, Suffolk £190, £155 Hazel Head, Millennium Bleu £180 Row Brow Park, Charolais £150 Forth House Farm, Beltex £148 Brow Top Farm, £135, £108 Orchard House.

Ewe Lambs: Blue Texel £180, £98 (x2), £95 Breconside Farm, £130, £125 Briery Square, Texel £168, £145, £122, £110 (x2), £90 Cornhills, £138, £102 Glenart, £122.50 Wood Head, £108 Hazel Head, £105 New House Farm, £102, £100, £92 Greenbury Grange, £102, £96 Auchengool Cottage, £100 Broom Hill, £98, £90 Greenshields, £95, £92 (x2) Chesterhall Parks, £95 Littlegala Farm, £90 Castlehill, £90 (x2) High Mindork, Beltex £122 (x2), £115, £96 (x2), £92, £91 Wood Head, £90 High Mindork, Suffolk £95 Hazel Head.