13 November 1998

Muiresk sister sells to Glenisla

A POWERFUL gimmer shearling, full sister to Muiresk McElvey, made 4500gns for Muiresk flock owners Stuart G Mair and Sons at a joint draft sale at Edinburgh.

The gimmer, by Muiresk Dancing Brave and in-lamb to Stockton Storm, was bought by Gordon Wilson for his Glenisla flock.

New breeder B J Griffiths, Twyford, Berks bought 15 gimmers paying 2800gns for one by Kirkton Finale from Muiresk. GIMMER AVERAGES: Muiresk (61) £972; Fordafourie (14) £481; Strathisla (14) £745 and Glenisla (40) £587. (John Swan and Sons)n