• JACOB flock champions, Gordon Connor and Scott Dalrymple (pictured from left along with Mhairi Connor), who run the Dun-Mor flock at Linlithgow, have become the first in Scotland to export the breed to the Czech Republic.

  • SUFFOLKS females met a huge demand at the Three Nations draft female sale at Carlisle, with the event recording a 90+% clearance and a top price of 7200gns for a ewe lamb by the 100,000gns record holder, Ardlea Arbennig.

  • A NORTHERN Ireland record price for a Suffolk female was paid at the Burnview and Lakeview production sale, when a gimmer from Gary Beacom's Lakeview flock sold for 7800gns to Iain and Judith Barbour, buying for their Solwaybank flock from Annan.

  • JUST shy of 300 head of Suffolk females were forward for United Auctions annual sale at Stirling, last week, making it one of the biggest breed sales staged this century.

  • RAMS hit a top of £7500 at Dingwall and Highland Marts' sale of 543 at Fort Williams last week.

  • ONLY 56% of the 139 catalogued entry were able to find new homes at a show and sale of in-lamb Suffolk females at Carlisle, last week, where trade peaked at 1600gns for the second prize gimmer.

  • Dingwall

  • PEDIGREE Suffolk and Charollais females met a lot of interest with a full ring side of buyers ensuring a good selling trade at the Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmer's Marts' in-lamb sale on Tuesday.

  • THERE was a large selection of cattle, goats, sheep, poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at last week's sale of poultry as well as rare and traditional breeds of livestock through Dingwall and Highland Marts.

  • TRADE was buoyant at the sale of Blackface rams and ram lambs held in Lanark last week.