St Boswells Sale of Shearling Gimmers & Stock Ewes

2nd September 2020

Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Gimmers and Stock Ewes at St Boswells Mart. A superb show of sheep met a firm trade leaving all vendors delighted.

Suffolk Cross Gimmers – Averaged £150.  Judge: Mr D.Runciman

 1st        Hermiston                   £168
2nd        Drinkston                     £155
3rd        Spotsmains                 £175

Texel Cross Gimmers – Averaged £152.  Judge: Mr D.Runciman

 1st        Redden                       £190
2nd       South Dissington         £175
3rd        Drinkstone                   £140

Scotch Half Bred Gimmers – Averaged £191.  Judge: Mr G.Nisbet

An outstanding show of 600 Half Bred Gimmers were highly sought after.

Scotch Half Bred Gimmers –
1st        Mains of Auchleuchries          £205
2nd        Mains of Auchleuchries          £192
3rd        Headshaw, L                           £180

Half Bred: £200, £190 (x3), £180 Mains of Auchleuchries, £185 Stobshiel Mains, £172 Headshaw, L

Scotch Mule Gimmers – Averaged £168.  Judge: Mr D.Parrish

A strong show of local bred Scotch Mule Gimmers

Scotch Mule Gimmers –
1st        Kaeside                                   £200
2nd        Milrighall                                  £205
3rd        Crailing Nook                          £192

1st prize Scotch Mule Gimmers from Messrs Morton, Kaeside

Scotch Mule: £188, £180 Crailing Nook, £170, £165 (x3) Milrighall, £170 Kaeside, £165 Headshaw, L, Branton Eastside

North Country Cheviot: £200 Humbleheugh

Cheviot Mule: £165, £155 Over Blainslie

Beltex: £155 West Morriston

Stock Ewes

Firth Dispersal – Average £125

Mule                4 crop              £108
3 crop              £112
2 crop              £130
1 crop              £140
Gimmer           £145, £140 (x2)

Suffolk.x         3 crop              £108
2 crop              £135, £130
1 crop              £148, £135

Abberfield        3 crop              £115
2 crop              £128
1 crop              £125
Gimmer           £135

Wardhead Mules – £150, £145