2381 Prime Hoggs
sold to 320ppk & PS135 658 Cast Sheep sold to PS111 Bulls - A much plainer show of bulls forward, with well over a third of them Black & Whites, trade sharper on the week for all classes.
Blackface dry ewe hoggs
sold to a top of PS1800 for two, consigned by M/s Blackwood, Auldhouseburn purchased by M/s Stevenson, Auchenflower.
Unlike us, who sit the winter out at Ravenseat (it's more than 1,300ft above sea level), the hoggs
get to spend the winter months in kinder climes.
Hill, part of Haunton Manor Farm, off Syerscote Lane, Haunton, is already home to a 250ft-high wind monitoring mast.
439 prime hoggs
and best handy weights were scarce.
The sale, which will be conducted by Aberdeen and Northern Marts, is open to ewe hoggs
born in 2018 with either MV or non-MV accreditation and will feature seven classes: Mules; North Country Cheviot (Hill); North Country Cheviot (Park); Scottish Blackface; any other native breed; any other continental breed; and any cross-bred.
Dearer again realising an overall average of PS117 all in!
A MULTI-breed show and sale of breeding ewe hogg
pairs will be a key feature of this year's NSA Welsh Sheep 2015 at Kerry, near Newtown, on Tuesday, May 19.
a good show for the time of year, all weights in strong demand with the exceptions of hoggs
55kg plus.Top price per kilo was 253p from Laird, East Polquhirter and PS88.50 per head from Meikleholm; Heavy hogg
sold to a top of PS99 for texel from Merrick, PS97.50West Skelston, PS95.50 Garloff.
A further ten pens of hoggs
surpassed the PS90 barrier with another eye watering 62 pens of hoggs
realising PS80 plus.
(25.5-39kg) Ave 197.8p/kgTo 228p/kg Riggheads Blackface to PS77 Beuchan.