Older Ewes Take the top prices at Exeter Sale

It was the senior ladies that took the buyers eye at the South West Society Sale at Exeter this year, with a top of 1150gns and an average of £931.88 in that section. Buyers were selective with their purchases and sheep sold as far a field as Yorkshire, Hertfordshire and Hampshire...

Hampshires in demand at Carlisle Sale

Champion Whitby & Reserve Champion Graylen with sponsor David Taylor of Merlin Vet Trade was on fire yesterday for the Hampshire sale at Carlisle with only one female not securing a new home and 9 out of 11 rams selling which is significantly more than previous years with a Carlisle record...

Northern Ireland Sale Report

Ewe lamb tops the sale at £920 It was another fantastic sale for females at the Hampshire down in lamb Ewe, Ewe lamb and Ram sale on Saturday at Beatties Livestock Mart. The demand for females was still very strong seeing a 91% clearance in females on the day. Ewes in...

Sizzling Trade for Females at the NI Export Sale

There was a strong trade for sheep at the 2023 Hampshire Down NI club Premier export sale on Saturday 24th of June held at Beattie’s Livestock Mart, Omagh. Bids came from online clients as well as from those present in the mart and saw a 100% clearance of females, with...

Quality all the way at the Premier Sale

A great entry, a great atmosphere and great quality of sheep made for a great day at the HDSBA Premier Sale with averages up on last year and 13 lots making over 1000gns. Sheep went all over the country with a good number of buyers from Ireland present as well...

Ladies Day at the Stirling Sale

It was ladies day all the way at the Scottish Region Sale at Stirling Livestock Mart on 17th May with Ewe Lambs and Gimmers averaging well over £500. It was a Ewe Lamb that took the top price of 1000gns and this came over from Northern Ireland for Kevin McCarthys Creelly...

More top prices for Treworthal at Exeter Sale

Marteye and online bidding were definitely a great help for the South West Sale at Exeter Market, Devon with sheep going as far as Yorkshire and Northamptonshire. Plenty of breeders were around the ring to help the bidding too but trade was selective. Proving you don’t need to have a large...

Younger Sheep in demand at Carlisle

Champion & Reserve with sponsor David Taylor of Merlinvet A great day for the breed in Carlisle and especially for Breed President, Adrian Rundle with a top of 2000gns and 9 other prices over 1000gns. Younger sheep were definitely in demand with the average for shearling ewes and ewe lambs significantly...

Northern Ireland Premier Sale Report

What a day on Saturday for the Hampshire down sheep breeders premier sale held at Beattie’s Pedigree centre in Omagh.              Young 12-year-old breeder Adam Gregg of Kildowney Flock, Ballymena stole the show and sale with with a strong striking Ram lamb. This Ram lamb impressed Judge Edward Buckley of Co....

100% Clearance at NI Export Sale

The first NI Hampshire Down pedigree export sale for many years was held recently at Beattie Livestock Sales in Omagh. This was very much a “test” event for a small offer of top quality rams just before the breeding season starts in early July. Top price ram lamb from Ashley Flock The...