Kintyre Breeding Sheep Sale 2017
C&D Auction Mars Ltd, in conjunction with the Kintyre Agricultural Society, held their annual sale of rams and females in Anderston Park on Friday 15th September 2017.
A good day ensured a large crowd of buyers and local farmers saved on time by buying on their doorstep. A near total clearance in all sections was had with 87 rams and 226 females on offer. The best quality rams sold at very high rates with others as of last year. Females in demand and may more could be sold to vendors advantage.
The sale topped at £600 twice for Suffolk shearlings from T Cameron, Gartvaigh selling to regular buyer Messrs Millar, High Cattadale. Charollais to £580 and £550 from Messrs Parkhouse, Inverae Cottage to Messrs Barbour, Keil and Messrs MacKinnon, Cleongart respectively. Texels peaked at £500 from Mr McKendrick, High Dalroich to Messrs Lines, Killocraw, with Blue Faced Leicester’s easily sold to £450 from P Grumolli to Messrs Millar, Auchaleek.
Suffolk: £600 (x2), £480 (x2) Gartvaigh, £450 Glenehervie.
Charollais: £580, £550, £500 (x2) Inverae Cottage.
Texel: £500, £480, £300 (x3) High Dalroich, £300 Arnicle.
Blue Faced Leicester: £450, £420, £400 Mill Knowe, £420, £400 (x2) Killkeddan.
Beltex: £400, £300 Low Tirfergus.
North Country Cheviot: £280, £250 Balure.
Blackface: £200 (x2) Arnicle.
Blackface - £78 High Street.
North Country Cheviot - £125 Balure.
Mule - £108, £100 Skernish.
Texel - £100 Kildalloig.
Blackface - £98 Brennanlea, £95 High Street.
Blue Texel - £95 Low Ranachan.
Mule - £68, £60 Skernish.
Blackface - £48, £45 Coulinlongart.