Annual Show & Sale of Beltex x Prime Lambs
Sale Date: Mon 2 November
At the Annual Show & Sale of Beltex x Prime Lambs, 22 pens were forward to be judged by Robin Stewart of B Riley & sons, Burnley. The Championship was awarded to a pen of 3 scaling 47kg from R Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. And were purchased by the judge. The Reserve ticket was awarded to R Struthers Collielaw, Carluke for 3 lambs scaling 42kgs and sold to S Collins & Sons. The 60 show lambs forward averaged 167.2p per kg on an average weight of 44-45kg. Prize List – Class 1 – Beltex x Mule – 1st – P & M Gray Eastfield 44kg, £66. Class 2 – Beltex x Hill Breed – 1st R Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill 48kg, £68. 2nd – J C McLaren, Cairnie 45kg, £75. Class 3 – Beltex x A.O.B. (42kgs and under) 1st & Reserve R & M Struthers, Collielaw 42kg, £80. 2nd - R & M Struthers, Collielaw 40kg, £71.50. 3rd – A F & R Cruickshank, Little Kype 42kg, £71.50. Class 4 – Beltex x A.O.B. (over 42kgs) 1st & Champion – R Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill 47kg, £82. 2nd – A M Hope, Nether Skellyhill 44kg, £76.50. 3rd J B Currie & Son, Haswellsykes 43kg, £75.