Berrichon females topped at 830gns at Worcester on Saturday at the Best of the Berrichons sale, with Robert and Jean Graham’s Strathallan flock dominating proceedings.
Top call was a shearling ewe which had been first prize ewe lamb at last year’s Royal Highland Show. She sold to B Ellis-Jones, Abergele. Another from the same home and carrying twins to Newark Knockout sold at 680gns to N Charlton, Northallerton, while another shearling from the Grahams made 660gns when bought by N Gardner, Shipston On Stour.
Selling at 590gns was a shearling ewe from Malcolm Yeo’s Swincombe flock. In lamb to this year’s Royal Welsh breed champion she was bought by J Yeo, Branunton, Devon. Best for the Woodston Manor Partnership was a 560gns bid for a shearling carrying twins to Woodston Jackers. This sold to J Yeo.
Averages; six Strathallan shearling ewes £661.50, 17 Swincombe shearling ewes £351.44, 13 Woodston shearling ewes £406.50 (McCartneys).