Lockerbie Cheviot Hill Ram Show & Sale

8th October 2018

At Lockerbie on Monday 8th October Harrison and Hetherington held their annual Show and Sale of Hill Cheviot Rams on behalf of the Hill Cheviot Sheep Society. A total of 308 rams were sold to level at £801.97 down £88.99 on the year for 16 more sold.

At the pre-sale show the judge Mr David Goodfellow awarded the Championship to Messrs J Common & Son, Crossdykes with a Mainside Viscount sired shearling (9828) which went on to sell for £7000. Messrs Common retained a half share in the ram with Messrs JF Irving & Son, Mountbenger purchasing the other.

1st prize 2-shear (19112) came from IHG Warden, Skelfhill Farm with a Cnewr Ambassador son which sold at £3200 to Skirkfield Farms.

Top price of the day came went to Messrs RH Paton, Castle Crawford with lot 324 (6413), a Castle Yeoman son who sold for £9000 to Mr J Robertson & Son (Becks), Langholm.

The highest priced 2-shear was lot 75 (06872) a Hindhope Thistlecrack son consigned by T Elliot, Hindhope which sold for £5500 to J Common & Son, Crossdykes.

Show Results
Group of 3
1st J Common & Son, Crossdykes (302, 303, 310)
2nd WN Douglas, Catslackburn (5, 6, 8)
3rd IHG Warden, Skelfhill (167, 169, 170)

Shearlings
1st J Common & Son, Crossdykes (302)
2nd JF Irving & Son, Mountbenger (268)
3rd TN Cavers (Sorbies) & Co, Hoghill (176)

Two Shears
1st IHG Warden, Skelfhill (167)
2nd WA Fleming, Hislop (21)
3rd IHG Warden, Skelfhill (166)

Champion – J Common & Son, Crossdykes (302)
Reserve Champion – IHG Warden, Skelfhill (167)

Leading prices – £9000, £3200, £2000 Castle Crawford, £7000, £2700, £2000 Crossdykes, £5500, £2200 Hindhope, £221 Easter Alemoor, £4200 Stirkfield, £4200, £3000 Mainside Farm, £4000 Carlenrigg, £3800(x2) Sundhope Farm, £3600 Linlithgow Farms, £3200, £2000 Skelfhill Farm, £3000 Hislop, £2600, £2200 The Becks, £2400 Shilmoor, £2400 Blackburn Farm, £2400 Hoghill, £2000(x2) Catslackburn 

Leading flock averages – Castle Crawford (12) £1750; Hindhope (13) £1253.85; Sundhope (9) £1252.22; Linlithgow Farms (4) £1182; Mainside (11) £1129.09; Blackburn (3) £1090; Crossdykes (19) £1072.63; Shilmoor (4) £1050

Averages:
122 Two Shear Rams         £770.33
186 Shearling Rams           £821.13
308 Rams Overall                £801.97