SOLANTEL KELSO RAM SALES – RING 7 – TEXELS
Ring 7 sold 217 Texel Shearlings and Ram Lambs with a brisk trade throughout and top lots easily sold.
153 Shearlings Averaged - £1042.35
64 Ram Lambs Averaged - £680.31
The top in this ring was £6000 for a shearling from Messrs Minto, Townhead who had a cracking day, which found a new home with Messrs Illengworth, Howgillside.
Next a £5500 was another from the Townhead pen with this one heading home with Messrs McMaster, Springfield, and at £4000 the third top also from Messrs Minto and was purchased by Dougie Fleming for his Cottage flock.
Messrs Minto, Townhead averaged £2184 for 14 shearlings.
At £3000 Messrs Seed of Auchry sold HIS BEST SHEARLING to Messrs Clark, West Bolton.
And the 2nd at £3000 came from the Wester Walston pen for Messrs Orr with this lad making his way back to Lanarkshire with Messrs Simpson, Hillridge.
Auchry were again in the money when they received £2000 from Messrs Thompson, Fawns.
A trio of shearlings realised £1900 firstly from Townhead to Messrs Hamilton, Kirkton of Crawford then from Messrs S Renwick, Glenrath to Messrs Duncan, Blackhall and finally from Knapp to Messrs Patterson, Veltigar.
Ram lambs topped at £3800 from Messrs Knox, Haddo selling to Messrs Davies, Cardigan. Then at £1900 Messrs Campbell, Strawfrank sold to Messrs Hutching, Boxs Shop. Haddo then realised £1700 selling to Wester Ulston Sheep, Upper Hundalee with Strawfrank selling at £1600 to Messrs Wilson, Millfield.