DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd sold 111 rams and 100 gimmers
at its eighth annual 'Great from Grass' on farm sale at Fearn Farm, Tain, on behalf of Messrs J Scott & Partners.
Myfyr Evans started this year's Scottish National Texel Sale, Lanark, where he left off last year, leading the trade again, on an evening which saw 74 gimmers
sold, the highest number traded at Lanark for 13 years.
(22 average PS249.61) - 600gns Waggoners; 500gns Ballytaggart; 300gns Doonhamer; 300gns Stobilee.
Averages: 13 ewes PS394.62; 16 gimmers
PS555.00; 16 ewe hoggs PS678.75.
The show was once again won by J Mouat, Newton Red House with a smart pen of Texel x gimmers
realising PS160 to Messrs Bailes, Hartlepool.
An old tup on the rampage amongst the young gimmers
and you could have a few surprises in the spring.
are notoriously hard to buy for, and Pip and I are old gimmers
, make no mistake.
Among them are Cig Calon Cymru of Cross Hands, selling cuts of Welsh Black Beef and Welsh Lamb, and Penlon Cottage Brewery from Llanarth, who will be showcasing three new beers - Gimmers
Mischief, Pembertons Chocolate Stout, and Heather Honey Ale made with Brecon Beacons honey.
THAINSTONE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts sold 3,469 store lambs, breeding gimmers
, ewes and rams.
Averages: Texels: 59 Texel gimmers
(59) av PS391.70; Ewes (5) av PS432.60; Ewe lambs (4) av PS241.50.
Scotch mule ewe lambs averaged PS69.04 Gimmers
Top price of the day went to I Hunter, Dalchirla with a pen of 15 Blackface Gimmers
at PS115 purchased by Hamish Mitchall, Easter Mosside, Thornhill.