A shearling gimmer from the reduction sale of the College flock on behalf of Ted and Anne Fox, Biggar, topped the in-lamb Beltex sale at Carlisle at 8,500gns.
College Adele, by Kingledores Trojan and out of College Rose, stood overall champion in the pre-sale show and sold scanned with a single by Clary Ace to Kevin and Rachel Buckle, Kirkby Stephen.
Next from the same home was a March 2013-born ewe by Artnagullion Rockafella. Also out of College Rose, it sold at 4,000gns, in-lamb with twins to Ace. The buyer was G. Wilkinson, Wigton, who also took home its Trojan-sired daughter, the shearling College Astonish, in-lamb with twins to Ace, for 2,800gns.
J.L. McMillian, Wigtownshire, consigned the ewe lamb Clary Beautyby Clary Archie, out of the 2016 Ayr Show champion, Clary Wild Thing. It sold for 2,900gns to B. Hall, Carlisle.
Another gimmer from the College flock, College Anna, by Trojan, sold for 2,600gns to G. Harrison, Lanark.
Matt’s Beauty, a ewe lamb by Kingledores Apollo from Matthew Burleigh, County Fermanagh, stood reserve champion and later sold for 2,600gns, to A.J. Wood, Whittingham.
15 ewes, £616.70; 79 shearling gimmers, £746.83; 24 ewe lambs, £787.94; College flock, 14 ewes, £1,072.50; 13 shearling gimmers, £1,890; Wiskers flock, 9 ewes, £271.83; 1 shearling gimmer, £367.50; 6 ewe lambs, £378.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.