Euro Sale of Continental Breeding Sheep

8th September 2020

On Saturday 5th September Harrison and Hetherington held their annual “Euro” sale of continental cross breeding sheep, which drew a great entry of 3500 head.

The sale followed all current trend, seeing good quality stock and strong commercial sheep, selling with ease, with many consignments averaging £15+.

Topping the day’s trade was a pedigree Texel shearling gimmer from the Four O Boot Dispersal, on behalf of MT Watson. This good run of sheep sold above expectations with other gimmers selling to £1400, £1200 (3) and £1000 (x2). Messrs Wight, Midlock sold a fabulous pair of Texel gimmers to £700.

The Non MV section met a tremendous trade, with a pen of 4 Dutch Texel gimmers from Messrs Skelton, Newhall Farm selling to £290. Ewes topped at £250 for a Texel from Messrs Ritson, Triermain.

Leading Prices:
MV Section
Shearling Gimmers: Texel £2200, £1400, £1200 (x3), £1000 (x2), £900, £800, £780, £750, £650, £600 (x2), £550 (x4) Four O Boot, £700, £620 Midlock, Beltex £305, £195, £190, £178 Brow Top Farm, £200 Mesona, £190 Rigghead Farm, Charollais £205 Rigghead Farm.

Non MV Section
Ewes: Texel £250 Triermain, £198, £188, £178, £172, £170 (x2), £166, £152 Flimby Hall, £196 Little Orton House, £174, £166 Springfield Farm, Bleu Du Maine £180, £156 Uppercleugh, Charollais £178, £145 Glebelands, £145 Stone House.

Shearling Gimmers: Dutch Texel £290 Newhall Farm, £185, £180, £170 Thoneyland,£178 Dormanstead Farm, Texel £245, £230 (x2), £220 Courthill, £235, £215 Shatton Lodge Farm, £225, £220 (x2), £215, £210, £205 Newhall Farm, £230, £215, £210 Shatton Lodge Farm, £220 (x2) Highside, £215, £210 Terregles Town, £205 Dunjop, Beltex £240, £220 (x2), £180 Baggrow Farm, £240, £230, £225 (x2), £210, £200, £195, £192, £180, £175, £170, £168 Bankdale Farm, £182 Newhall Farm, £178 Kedzlie Farm, £172 Lough Green, £165 Feriaeth Farm, Texel £192, £162 Dickstree, Bleu Du Maine £190 Lough Green, Suffolk £160 Longrigg.

Ewe Lambs: Beltex £160, £158 Waterside Farm, £150 Stone House, £148, £146 Castlehill, £138 Baggrow Farm, Dutch Texel £145, £135 Miller Hill, Texel £142, £140 Low Meadow, £134, £120 (x3), £116 Greenshields, £120 Dallowie, £110 Miller Hill, Rouge £130 Surrone.