|GIMMERS and EWE LAMBS|
2417 Mule Gimmers Forward. All classes easily sold with best types meeting brisk competition to average £110.07 (+£33.45) leading the trade was a pen from M/S Stewart & Paterson, Crookboat at £162 to M/S Jardine, Fairgirth followed by £150 Mosside Farmers, Mosside to A Ryder Newton.
Prior to the sale The Show of Gimmers was very ably judged by J MacTaggart, Dunjop was awarded the following:
Champion – Mosside, Dunscore for Gladstone Scott Memorial Trophy
Reserve – Crookboat, Sandilands
Kindly Sponsored by Process Plant & Machinery Ltd, Lockerbie
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward a catalogue entry of 3014 Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs at the Association Show & Sale at Dumfries Kindly sponsored by Natural Stock Care Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The judge Mr A Telfer, Broadmeadows awarded the championship to Mrs K Park & Sons, Dalpeddar, Sanquhar for an outstanding pen which made £115 per head to Mr J Fry, Porterstown. All sorts were in terrific demand and the final average of £81.17 was £27 up on the year. Reserve Champion pen from Mr TW Hamilton & Son, Kirkton of Crawford, Abington Sold for £98
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