Quick update on the Halfbred (Border Leicester x Cheviot) sales so far. At Lockerbie on 1st Sept Halfbred ewe lambs averaged £97.52, a rise of £3.18 on the year. At St Boswells on 2nd & 3rd Sept, Halfbred ewe lambs averaged £110.16 compared to Mules at £100.41. Halfbred gimmers averaged £160.20 compared to Mules at £140.87. Overall Halfbred ewe lambs £10/hd more than Mule ewe lambs and Halfbred Gimmers £20/hd more than Mules. Is that not proof that the Halfbred is in demand? Last chance to buy will be at St Boswells on 17th September. Contact John Swan Ltd on 01835 822214 for further details.