This year’s premier sale of Dutch Spotted sheep on behalf of the members of DSSUK reached beyond all expectations. With membership of the Society climbing all the time, members were keen to bid on a very good show of sheep.
100% of females sold with 3 Aged Ewes averaging £1488, 13 Shearling ewes averaging £2827 and 51 ewe lambs averaging £1943
A good show of rams saw a more selective trade with quality stock selling to a premium. 2 Aged rams averaged £2835, 23 Shearling rams averaged £1161.84 and 43 Ram Lambs averaged 864.66
Top price of the day saw a shearling ewe from Thomas Nash's Merryboro Flock from Haverford West, Merryboro Coco sell for 6.500gns to Messrs lofthours, Harrogate. Top ram price of the day was Alan Smyth's, Eden Flock stock ram, Eden Bentley from Penrith. He realised 4,400gns to Messrs Herrary, Campbeltown.
A full sale report with pictures will follow tomorrow.