Sep, 2016

The fifth Great from Grass ram sale saw a total of 107 rams change hands, with prices peaking at 1450gns for an Aberfield tup, with all breeds well sought after.

An entry of 39 Texel shearling tups sold to a high of 1050gns and others at 1000gns and 920gns twice, with the consignment levelling the evening at £667.42.

Meanwhile, the 20 New Zealand Suffolks on offer peaked at 820gns and averaged £563.85, while 38 Aberfield shearlings averaged £743.57, with top prices here including rams at 1250gns, 1200gns and 1100gns.

The 10 Beltex and Beltex x Suffolk shearlings hit a high of 735gns, with these averaging out at £426.30 and other leading prices including 650gns and 580gns.

Once again we are grateful to all our buyers and supporters, including the auctioneers at Dingwall and Highland Marts and the event sponsors.