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North Country Cheviot females hit £3,200 at Lockerbie


A EWE lamb from K.O. Stones, Richmond, was top at the North Country Cheviot female sale at Lockerbie.

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The Kinaldy Krugerrand daughter took first prize in the ewe park lamb class and had stood second at last year’s English National show. It sold for £3,200 to James Burton, Derbyshire, who also took home the second prized park shearling gimmer, from C.R. Graham and Son, Lockerbie.


A daughter of Ericstane Rigwelter, it sold in-lamb to Hill Top Tommy for £2,200.


A ewe hogg by a Gospel Hall sire from the same vendor was next at £1,800, commanding another bid from Mr Burton.


Messrs Graham sold his winning park shearling gimmer and reserve overall park type for £1,400. By Gilston Rebus, the exhibit was breed champion at Moffat Show last year, and it sold in-lamb to Top Tommy to M.R. Thomas, Powys.


At £1,300 was a lot from W. and J. Thomas, Kelso, with the winning park ewe and overall park type championship victor. Sired by Durran Peebles, it sold in-lamb to Gilston 11532 to J. Stevens, Swansea.


Two exhibits made £1,100. The first was a Humbleheugh Quantum-sired one shear, in-lamb to Synton Toronto, from Ritchie Strawhorn, Lockerbie. The buyer was M. Davies, Shropshire. Realising the same was a lot from Messrs Graham, with another Rebus-sired gimmer. In-lamb to Tom Tommy, it went home with Messrs Stevens.


7 ewes, £658.57; 27 gimmers, £607.04; 15 ewe lambs, £643.33; total average, £625.51.


Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.


C.R. Graham and Son, Lockerbie, sells a park shearling gimmer for £2,200.

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