• A PEN of three Texel lambs from J Dunn and Co, Martnaham Mains, Dalrymple, triumphed to win the overall championship at a show and sale of 84 prime Texel lambs staged in conjunction with the Scottish Texel Sheep Breeders Club, at Ayr, on Monday.

  • IT was the champion pen at the West and Central Soctland Sheep Club's show of Suffolk-sired prime lambs which went on to top Craig Wilson's sale of 1109 prime lambs on Monday.

  • ABERDEENSHIRE Suffolk breeder, Mrs Irene Fowlie, Adziel, Strichen, repeated her success of two years ago by securing the top price of 750gns each for a pair of Suffolk gimmers at NSA Highland Sheep 2015.

  • BLACKFACE ewe hoggs were shown in good bloom at Wallets Marts' opening breeding sheep sale at Castle Douglas, on Monday, where the overall average dropped on the year but for 78 more sold.

  • Two pens of Blackface ewe hoggs topped United Auctions' sale of just short of 6000 breeding sheep at Stirling, last week, selling for £1700.

  • A TOTAL of 20 pairs of lambs were forward at the North-east of Scotland Suffolk Sheep Club's show and sale of pure and cross-bred lambs at Aberdeen and Northern Marts, Thainstone, last week.

  • A NEW breeding sheep record was set at Bentham, last week, when the champion pen of ewe hoggs sold with lambs at foot made £500 per outfit.

  • PEDIGREE Dorset sheep achieved a level, commercial trade for rams which met a virtual clearance while ewes broke breed records at the recent Dorset May Fair at Exeter Livestock Centre.

  • Top price at Harrison and Hetherington's annual show and sale of 85 Swaledale ewes and gimmers at Kirkby Stephen, was £2300 paid for the second prize ewe from JH and CL Harrison, Westerham, purchased by A and L Fawbert.

  • DINGWALL and Highland Marts sold 16 registered Cheviot and Blackface females at a recent show and sale, where trade peaked at £800.