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Deeleview Charolais dispersal hits €9,000

The Dispersal sale of the Deeleview Charolais herd on behalf of Ian Maxwell, Convoy, Co Donegal hit a high of €9,000 when they went under the hammer at Raphoe Market at the weekend (27 September). Hitting the headlines at €9000 euros was the ET bred Deeleview GI Jane, which sold with her Blelack Digger sired […]

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Bakewell Mules reach £152 a head

An entry of 9,065 saw runs of top quality sheep and met a solid trade at Bakewell Market on Wednesday (24 September). Mules peaked at £152 a head for a pen from MRP Critchlow, Hartington. Next at £130 a head was a pen from G Ford, Lyme Handley. Tied at £120 a head were Mules […]

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Aberdeen Angus females top 3,000gns at UA

The September offering of pedigree Aberdeen-Angus females at United Auctions, Stirling, on Saturday, saw a top price of 3,000gns for the six year old cow Varis Proud Petra H716 from Messrs A and C Grant.   By Curzon Entertainer C088, she is out of the Mushroom Friar Fergus daughter Varis Proud Petra and was sold […]

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Roussin top 600gns at Borderway Mart

The annual show and sale of Roussin’s received a top call of 600gns at Borderway on Saturday (27 September). Mr McCornick’s first prize and overall champion shearling ram from Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, was knocked down to GV Westwood, Dunning, Perth, for 600gns. Next at 420gns was RD and AE Molyneux’s second prize ram lamb. He […]

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Moira dairy sale peaks at 2,750gns

Quality heifers and young cows sold to a top of 2,750gns at Holstein NI’s first show and sale of the new season. Sale leader at 2,750gns was the honourable mention award winner Clongowes Windbrook Beatrice, a March 2012 born heifer consigned by David Buchanan from the Happy Holsteins, Newry, County Down. Bred from a VG88 […]

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Graylen flock dominates top prices at Hampshire Down sale, Carlisle

Graham and Judith’s Graylen flock dominated the Hampshire Down sale, Borderway Mart, Carlisle, on the weekend (27 September), taking the day’s four top prices.   Sale leader was their shearling ewe Graylen 24Y13103 (1) sired by Graylen 10008 D’Artagnan and out of a dam by Kelsey 61 Duvall. She sold in lamb to Millfields 12093 […]

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Drinkstone Texel females peak at 2,800gns

The sale of females from Mr JA Park’s Drinkstone Texel flock reached 2,800gns at Borderway Mart, Carlisle. The top priced shearling gimmer from Hawick, Roxburghshire, was sired by Goldies Supreme and out of a Gaynes Rolls Royce daughter. She was knocked down to Duncan Macniven, Perth, Perthshire for 2,800gns. Next at 2,000gns was another Goldies […]

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Solway and Tyne Texel Breeders sale tops 2,000gns

Solway and Tyne Texel Breeders Club show and sale peaked at 2,000gns on three occasions. Firstly consigned from Messrs Graham’s Hallrigg flock, Penrith, Cumbria, was ram lamb Hallrigg Vladimir. Sired by Sportsmans Tremendous II and out of a Allanfauld Rockafella sired dam, purchaser was J Gray, Alnwick, Northumberland.   Next was Teiglum Vogue from Messrs […]

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Lleyn rams make 8,000gns at Borderway mart

Lleyns met phenomenal trade at Carlisle on the weekend, with ram trade peaking at 8,000gns.   Sale leader was Lochar Clansman from Hamish Goldie, Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire. Sired by a Lluest Wen ram this one is out of a homebred ewe. Buyer was GA Fort, Steeton, West Yorkshire. Next best at 6,000gns was a shearling ram […]

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New record of 13,000gns set for Blue Texel breed at Carlisle

A new record was set for the Blue Texel breed when a ewe from Steve and Sara Gibbons’ Brecon-based Whatmore flock went under the hammer for 13,000gns at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, on the weekend (27 September).   Record breaker was the one crop ewe Whatmore Vaneer, sired by the 2013 Royal Welsh Show breed champion […]

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