North Country Cheviot Park Rams & Females Sale

16th September 2020

On Wednesday 16th September Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held its Annual Sale of North Country Cheviot Park Rams & Females at Lockerbie Mart.

Aged Ewes kicked the day off to an excellent start with the exceptional current sheep trade being well highlighted. 68 sold averaging £146 to a top of £200 for two from Kelsocleugh Farming.

Gimmers continued the good trade with 355 sold averaging £253.92. Messrs Davies, North Synton topped this section at £850. £650 was the next best price again from Kelsocleugh Farming.

Ewe lambs finished the female off in fantastic style with the 159 sold averaging £205.19 and the top price a phenomenal £1000 for a real beauty from Messrs Davies, North Synton.

The rams did not disappoint either and saw a good solid trade from start to finish averaging £1021.17. The top price of £6500 was attained twice, first from Messrs Polson, Smerlie for the shearling ram Smerlie Archie sired by Smelie Vince and the second to achieve £6500 was from Messrs Dun, Gilston. This was Gilston Abrakadabra sired by Carruthers W06510.

The next best at £5500 was a shearling from Messrs Cowan’s Hightae flock sired by Synton Ring Master. Two rams sold for £5200. The first of these was Allanshaws Alabama from Messrs Runciman, this shearling was sired by Gilston Wombat. Secondly was Overacres Alert, sired by Broomhillbank Wee Toronto and consigned by Messrs Hedley.

Average
180 NCC Park Rams £1021.17
355 Park Gimmers £253.92
156 Park Lambs £205.19
68 Park Ewes £146.00

Leading prices:

Park Ewe Lambs – £1000, £175 North Synton, £360, £170 Hownam Grange, £360 Nun Cote Nook Farm, £240 Victoria Farm, £210 Hilltop Farm, £190 Croftheads, £170 Boghead of Greenhill, £160 White Knowe, £160(x2) Humbleheugh, £160 Earlston Road

Park Gimmers – £850 North Synton, £650, £550, £480, £350, £340 Kelsocleugh, £600, £550, £380 Hownam Grange Farm, £550, £450, £400, £340, £320 Jethart, £380, £320 Parsonage Farm, £380 High Fodderlee, £300(x2) Farmanby

Park Ewes – £200(x2) Kelsocleugh, £170 Humbleheugh, £150 Bank Top Farm, £135, £125, £120, £110 Hilltop Farm, £135 Jethart

Rams: £6500 Gilston Farm, £6500 Smerlie, £5500 Boghead of Greenhill, £5200, £2000 Swinside Townfoot, £5200, £2600, £2500, £2200 Allanshaws, £4500, £3000 Carruthers, £4500 Sebay Cottage, £4200, £2100, £2000 North Synton, £4000, £3500, £2000 Humbleheugh, £2800 Philiphaugh Estate, £2500 Earlston Road, £2200 Hownam Grange, £2000 Broomhillbank