At the Annual Show & Sale of North Country Cheviot Park Rams at Lockerbie there was a superb attendance from Shetland to Devon resulting in a very high clearance and a record average of £987.53.
The judge for the day was the breed President Mr W Thomson of Hownam Grange who awarded the championship to Mr WD Allen, Humbleheugh with an Allanshaws Nutmeg sired ram who sold for £4000 to CA & J Watmore, Low Farnham.
2nd prize went to Mr D Matthewson, Soutra Mains with a classy ram which caught the eye of Messrs Westalls, Boutsworth End, Halifax at £2800. 3rd prize went to Messrs G Davies and Sons, North Synton, Selkirk which sold at £2800 to Messrs W & J Thomson, Hownam Grange.
Top price of the day went to Messrs Davies, North Synton who sold a ram to £5000 purchased by Philiphaugh Estates and another to £4500 this time bought by Messrs Runciman, Allanshaws.
174 NCC Park Rams £987.53
Class 1 Single Rams
1st WD Allen, Humblehaugh £4000
2nd D Matthewson, Soutra £2800
3rd G Davies & Sons, North Synton £2800
Class 2 Group of 3
1st Messrs Davies, North Synton, Selkirk
Champion WD Allen, Humblehaugh
Reserve Champion D Matthewson, Soutra
Other leading prices: £4000 Swinside Townfoot, £3500, £2200, £2100, £1900 Allanshaws, £3000, £2500, £1800, £1200 Stouphill, £3000, £2800, £1400 North Synton, £3000, £2500, £1400 Carruthers Farm, £2800 Allanshaws, £2600 Kinaldy Farm, £2500, £2200 Nun Cote Nook Farm, £2200 Gilston Farm, £2200, £1200 Philiphaugh Estate, £2000, £1400 Ilamtops Farm, £2000, £1400 Soutra Mains, £2000, £1800 Hownam Grange, £2000, £1600, £1200 High Fodderlee, £1800 Wester Dunnet, £1800, £1200 Muirton, £1200 Dalmakethar Farm