A new centre record price for a North Country Cheviot ram was achieved at Dingwall Mart when a two-shear from Martyn Cook’s Dorrery flock sold for £10,500.
North Country Cheviot
A new record price for a North Country Cheviot was achieved at United Auctions, Lairg, yesterday, when a ram from Torrish Estate sold for £18,000.
North Country Cheviot rams sold to a top price of £4,100 at the breed’s annual show and sale at Aberdeen and Northern Marts’ Caithness Livestock Centre.
Large volumes of grass in all corners of the country were again in the industry’s favour at Dingwall and Highland Marts’ first major store lamb sale of the season.
Trade passed last year’s highs when rams sold to £14,000 once and £11,000 twice at the sale of North Country Cheviot rams and females at United Auctions, Lairg, yesterday.
A record entry of hill type North Country Cheviot rams will go under the hammer at Dingwall Mart next week.
Hill North Country Cheviot rams met a strong demand from both pedigree and commercial breeders at the iconic Lairg Auction Mart.
North Country Hill Cheviot rams met a flying trade at Dingwall Mart.
North Country Cheviot rams sold to a top of £10,000 at Lairg's annual sale of rams and breeding females.
Tups sold to a top price of £3,800 at the Caithness Livestock Centre in Quoybrae yesterday.
Auctioneers at Dingwall and Highland Marts are preparing for one of their biggest ever North Country Cheviot hill ram sales next Friday.