BELTEX SCOTLAND IN-LAMB SHOW & SALE
SATURDAY 11TH DECEMBER
A small but select show of Beltex In-Lamb gimmers were forward on Saturday morning but were keenly bid for with a near total clearance.
The pre-sale show was ably judged by Mr A Miller, Lurg flock who awarded his champion to Lot 180, a sub entry, from Messrs Hamilton, Shawtonhill flock. Shawtonhill Faiza, a daughter of Tiree Donegal, she sold for 3,800gns carrying a pair to Heatheryhall Firecracker and was purchased by the judge, backing up his choice.
Reserve came from Lot 177 from the Mid Shawtonhill flock – Mid Shawtonhill Fanny. This Ryder Dewalt daughter sold carrying one to Clary Fly - Boy and was again purchased by the judge Mr Miller, Lurg flock. She sold for 2,000gns.
Next at 1,700gns was the first from Messrs Baillie, Callacrag flock. A Glenpark Ebay daughter she sold carrying a single to Vogue Empire. The last bid came from Messrs Goodfellow, Townfoot.
Then at 1,400gns Lot 181 from Shawtonhill made its way to Orkney with the final bid coming from Messrs Dennison, Odiness. A Shawtonhill Deacon Blue daughter she sold carrying a pair to Clary Fly - Boy.
3,800gns from R & J Hamilton, Shawtonhill flock to A Miller, Lurg flock
2,000gns from J Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill flock to A Miller, Lurg flock
1,700gns from A Baillie, Callacrag flock to L W Goodfellow, Roberton flock
1,400gns from R & J Hamilton, Shawtonhill flock to P & EM Dennison, Odiness, Orkney
1,100gns from A Baillie, Callacrag flock to The Firm of T W Sanderson, Biggarshiels flock
800gns from R & J Hamilton, Shawtonhill flock to R Jardine & Son, Upper Heardland Farm, Balmaclellan
700gns from A Baillie, Callacrag flock to L W Goodfellow, Roberton flock
Judge - Mr Alan Miller, Lurg flock
Sponsor - Country Refreshments, Lanark Agricultural Centre
Class 1 – Gimmer (7 forward)
1st – R & J Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill (Lot 180 – SUB) – Shawtonhill Faiza
2nd - R & J Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill (Lot 177) – Shawtonhill Fanny
3rd – A Baillie, Carstairs Mains (Lot 156) – Callacrag Flore
Class 2 – Ewe Lamb
1st – I Reid, Isle Cottage (Lot 188) – Osprey Gloria
2nd – I Reid, Isle Cottage (Lot 189) – Osprey Grapefruit
Champion - R & J Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill (Lot 180 – SUB) – Shawtonhill Faiza
Reserve Champion - R & J Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill (Lot 177) – Shawtonhill Fanny
Photo Credits: Beltex Sheep Society and Beltex Scotland