Kintyre Breeding Sheep Sale 2016
C & D Auction Marts Limited, in conjunction with The Kintyre Agricultural Society held its Sixth Annual Sale on Friday 16th September 2016.
An entry of 396 females and 84 rams were forward to the largest ringside of local farmers seen so far. A glorious day for the sale also brightened spirits and bidding was fast for all classes with females short of requirements. A near total clearance was had.
The sale topped at £520 twice, firstly for a Bluefaced Leicester ram from Messrs Cameron, Gartvaigh, purchased by Messrs Casey, High Dunashery, and then for a Suffolk ram from the same home, selling to Messrs Barbour, Keil.
Females topped at £140 for a pure Suffolk from Ardnacross, and North Country Cheviot gimmers sold to £116 from Sue Francis, Balure.
Suffolk Shearling - £520, £350 (x2) Gartvaigh, £500, £480 (x2) Glenahervie, £400 Eorobus.
Texel Shearling - £480, £420 (x2) High Dalroich, £450 Langa, £420, £400, £380 Lochside.
North Country Cheviot Shearling - £250, £200 Balure.
Charollais Shearling - £350, £320, £300 Inverae.
Blue Faced Leicester Shearling - £520, £480 (x2) Gartvaigh, £450, £400, £380 Millknowe.
Texel Ram Lamb - £200 Machrihanish.
Suffolk Ram Lamb - £280 (x2) Gartvaigh.
Blackface Ram Lamb - £150 Ballywilline.
Suffolk Gimmers - £140, £100 Ardnacross.
North Country Cheviot Gimmers - £116 Balure, £90 Lagalgarve.
Texel Ewe Lambs - £70, £69 Uigle.
Mule Ewe Lambs - £84 Skernish.
Blackface Ewe Lambs - £68, £50 Coulinlongart.
Blackface Gimmers - £86, £84, £82, £80 (x5) Carskie.
Mule Ewes (2 crop) - £90 Ardnacross, £86 High Street.
North Country Cheviot Ewes - £66, £64 Cour.
Many more could have been sold to advantage and we look forward to your continued support next year.