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Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders
Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders

16th January 2017

In Lamb sale breaks the Record Books!

Border Leicester In Lamb Sale today averaged 735 guineas (vs 388gns 2016). 

Top price 2100 Gns for Alex and Sandy Watson''s Champion in lamb gimmer going to new breeders J&E Pattinson from Lockerbie. This is the second highest priced Border Leicester gimmer ever sold (Jim Brown peaked at £2900 (2762gns) with his dispersal sale in 2015).

Reserve champ Mary Laidlaw's ewe Hogg also made the record books, selling for 1400 gns to another new breeder Park & Baird from Wiltshire. This is the highest priced ewe hogg ever to be sold. Another from the Watson pen sold for 1200 gns again to J&E Pattinson. A tremendous sale all round and just fantastic to have so many new breeders join the Border Leicesters today! Full sale report will follow.

Photographs of the sale can be viewed in the Gallery section of the website.



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