Scots Gap Primestock

Prime Lambs

At the opening sale at Scots Gap Auction Mart for 2024, a ringside of 6 buyers met 147 prime lambs selling to a great trade considering the weather conditions.

Topping the sale at £165 was a pair of Texel x lambs from Mr JSA Dodds, High House.

Messrs RE Charlton & Son, East Newham sold Texel x lambs to 325.5ppkg.

More wanted to meet buyer demand with 6 buyers ringside!

Ballot 9.30am, Sale at 10am Entries to Jack 07739 440457

Leading prices;

Texel x – £165 High House, £159 Tuthill, £153 East Newham & Tuthill, £150 High House & East Newham, £148 Bolam Lake House & High House, £146 Wingates South

325.5p & 323.8p East Newham, 318.8pTuthill, 317.1p & 312.5p East Newham, 308.3p Bolam Lake House, 307.0p Black Callerton

Suffolk x – £155 Rugley Walls, £153.50 Tuthill

307.8p East Newham, 304.4p Tuthill, 303.9p Rugley Walls

Prime Ewes

Scots Gap Auction Mart sold 19 prime ewes to an animated trade topping at £188 for a Texel Ewe from G & R Mitcheson, Bolam Lake House

Leading prices

Texel x – £188, £180 & £175 Bolam Lake House

Mule – £130 Bolam West Houses

Blackface – £92 Bolam Lake House