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A Full ringside of buyers from throughout the country were present. Trade for first quality sheep was brisk whilst secondary sorts met a more selective trade. Gimmers and Ewe Lambs generally lacked size and bloom.
2676 Scotch Mule Gimmers averaged £136
( - £11.33 on 2012)
157 North of England Mule Gimmers averaged £138 and to £148 Rigghead, £142 Tinwald Shaws, £138 Belridding.
259 Texel Gimmers averaging £125.91 ( - £10.16 on 2012) to £192 Mitchellslacks, £148 Drumcruilton, £142, £138 Knocknaib, £138 Wardhead.
20 Half Bred Gimmers to £130 Marwhirn
Prior to the Sale the Gladstone Scott Memorial Trophy was awarded to RJ Fry, Porterstown which sold to the Judge John Jardine, Fairgirth at £200. Sponsored by Process Plant & Machinery Lockerbie.
2585 Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs forward at The Nithsdale Show and Sale, Kindly sponsored by Natural Stock Care Ltd. The Judge Tony Pickard, Whitcott, Devon awarded the Nithsdale Trophy to Messrs K Park & Sons, Dalpeddar, Sanquhar who had forward an outstanding pen of lambs which realised £140 per Head to Messrs Fry, Porterstown, Keir.
The Reserve Champions were shown by Messrs T & T Anderson, Guelt, Cumnock and made £116 also to Messrs Fry.
Other Top prices £140, £122 Dalpeddar, £121, £115, £114
Ashmark, £120, £115 Barr, £118, £113 (x2), £110
Tower, £116, £110 Nisbet, £116, £110 Guelt, £115
Parkgatestone, £110 Easter Dawyck, £110 Ardoch
318 Other Breed Ewe Lambs
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