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Kelso Ram Sales 13th September 2019

380 Texel Rams in Ring 18

There was lots of positives to take from this years sale .

16 Flocks break the £1,000 barrier

Ring 18 sold 91.5 % of the total entered number joint top result on the day with Suffolk Ring 14 .

Trade was level throughout the day with strong lots selling from the first to the last without dipping .

Regular commercial flock owners travelled from all over the UK to again secure hardy commercial rams from noted flocks .

Hawick won the 1st prizes with Graham Cakebread Commonside winning the show and Ali Warden Skelfhill winning the best pen .

Leading prices

Commonside £1,800 , Hartside £1,500 , Roxburgh Mains £1,400 , Catslackburn £1,350 , Skelfhill £1,300 ,
Crumhaughhill and Headshaw L £1,250 , floors Farming Rawburn £1,200 ,
Aimshaugh £1,200 , Commonside £1,200 , Hawthornside £1,120 ,
Craigfarg £1,020 , Acreknowe Cottage £1,000
Huntington £1,000 , Falla £1,000 , Unthank £1,000 , Allanshaws £1,000 , Sharplaw £950 ,
Muircleugh £900 . Haymount £800 , Upper Bolton £800 .

Top averages

Commonside £888
Rawburn £865
Hartside £864
Headshaw L £826
Roxburgh Mains £805
Unthank £741
Hawthornside £696
Catslackburn £680
Crumhaughhill £677
Upper Bolton £658
Craigfarg £642

 

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Lot 3 – Floors Farming, Rawburn – Sh 12 – 4519 – 4530

   

Lot 8 – J Runciman & Sons, Allanshaws.   Sh 12   4587 – 4598

Lot 13 – A C Austin, Woodcroft Farm. – Sh 10 – 4645 – 4654

Lot 15 –  Messrs A J & T Snaith, Great Tosson. –  Sh 10 –  4660 – 4669 

 
 
Lot 16 – W Pringle, Cavers Lea Farm. – Sh 11 – 4670 – 4680

Lot 21 – C D Scott, Falla. Sh 50 4745 – 4794

Lot 22 – A & H C Smith, Crumhaughhill. – Sh 30 – 4795 – 4824

   

Lot 25 – Graham Cakebread, Commonside – Sh 8 – 4843 – 4850

 

Lot – 26 – I H G Warden, Skelfhill. – Sh 18 – 4851 – 4868

  

 

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Kelso Ram Sales Report

14th September 2018

A tremendous run of strong commercial rams were keenly bid for from the minute Mr Jimmy Jeffrey Kersknowe rang the starting bell.

By the time the second ram of the day came in trade had already passed the £1000 mark and reached £1200 from Bowsden Moor.

Top price for the Ring was £3,000, fittingly from a great Kelso supporter JS Dun & Partners Catcune as this was their last year , selling to a well known local Texel breeder CD Scott Falla , Jedburgh .

At the show prior to the sale Crumhaughhill won 1st place and the champion which sold for £1600. 2nd place Bowsden Moor x £1200, 3rd place x Sharplaw Farms x £900, 4th place Sydenham x £1500 , 5th place Muircleugh x £600 , 6th place Catslackburn x £920 .

Robert Smith photography Best pen was won by Muircleugh.

Trade was slightly easier overall than last year although there were a record number of high prices . 35 rams sold over £1000 with a fantastic 56 selling above £900.

The ring average was a very respectable £632.04 for 363 sold.

Leading Prices

£3000 Catcune, £1750 Skelfhill , £1600 x 2 Crumhaughhill and Sydenham, £1550 Falla , £1300 Roxburgh Mains, £1250 Flex , £1200 Bowsden Moor and Haymount.

Leading flock averages

Haymount. £1030 top £1200
Skelfhill. £956 top £1750
Roxburgh Mains £883 top £1300
Sydenham £842 top £1500
Allanshaws. £766. Top £920
Sharplaw. £741. Top £900 x 3
Craigfarg. £700 top. £1000
Crumhaughhill. £687. Top £1600 x 2
Catslackburn. £641. Top £920
Cavers Lea £625 top £800 
Acreknowe Cottage £622 top £1050
Falla £622. Top £1550

Overall a very successful day

 

 

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2017 Kelso Ram Sale was great, having our own ring, where we offered our best run of excellent shearlings who without being overfed looked great. Buyers bid keenly from the very off. Whilst the sky-high prices of the previous year (£5,000) weren’t on the go, there were 7 consignors who sold at over the £1,000 barrier.

Results followed the show, ably judged by Mr Paul Slater with his champion selling at £3,000 from Mr R Rennie, Sydenham, who’s brilliant consignment of 22 ave a very impressive £1,284.

Leading prices and flock averages were: Sydenham £3,000, £2,500; Acreknowe Cottage £2,200 ave £850 for 9 sold. Crumhaughhill £1,800 ave £939 for 25 sold; Falla £1,500 ave £787 for 50 sold; Skelfhill £1,500 ave £950 for 5 sold; Bowsden Moor £1,250; Catslackburn £1,150, £1,100, £1,050 ave £679 for 28 sold; Roxburgh Mains £950 ave £825 for 12 sold; Muircleugh £950 ave 791 for 6 sold.

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KELSO RAM SALES 2016

Kelso Strictly Results : James wins again .. please click on the link below

https://www.dropbox.com/…/Strictly%20Border%20Livestock.mp4…

 

Crumhaughhill smash the record unregistered Texel price with a £5,000 bid.

Border Livestock Exchange Ltd sold 233 Texel Shearling Rams in Ring 18 on Friday past at The Annual Kelso Ram Sales.
Bidding was keen from the start , with several buyers securing their rams from regular vendors with past knowledge of how well they breed.
The highlight of the sale was the fantastic consignment of 24 rams from Allan and Hazel Smith Crumhaughhill Farm, Hawick. Their much talked about pen sold to average a remarkable £1,341, their top prices were £5,000 to Mr Paul Slater, Macclesfield closely followed at £4,000 to Mr John Gray, Unthank Farm, Alnwick, £2,000 again to noted breeder Paul Slater with border farmers M/s Fullerton Corsbie , Earlston securing one at £1,800.

At the show kindly sponsored by Tarff Valley Feeds and held prior to the sale on Thursday night. The difficult task of finding a winner was ably undertaken by Mr James and Peter Fleming Lochside Farm, Yetholm , Kelso.

The results from the show were :

1. Bowsden Moor 4675 £1,100
2. Crumhaughhill 4590 £1,800
3. Commonside 4769 £800
4. Blackett House 4816 £1,000
5. Catslackburn 4552 £950

The Robert Smith Photography Trophy presented for the best pen was won by Lot 13 Sharplaw Farms , Hownam , Kelso. This consignment backed up it’s award with an increase of £189 on the year to average £713.

Leading prices : Crumhaughhill £5,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,800 £1,600 £1,300 £1,200. Bowsden Moor , Falla, Flex £1,100 Crumhaughhill £1,080 Catslackburn , Crumhaughhill, Falla, Sharplaw, Upper Bolton £1,050
Catslackburn, Falla , Hartside £950 Bowsden Moor £920 Upper Cleugh , Falla, Sharplaw , Upper Bolton and Crumhaughhill x4 £900

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Kelso Ram Sale 2015

Great result following today’s sale when the judge Mr Neil Hamilton, Earlside, was backed up by the sale prices.

We would like to thank the tremendous support from our new and old customers!!

First £2,220 – 5190 Catcune (Border Livestock)

Second £750 – 5340 Kinninghall (C&D Marts )

Third £800 – 5210 Bowsden Moor (Border Livestock)

 

3 INDIVIDUAL TOP PRICES

J S Dun & Partners, Catcune – £2,200

C D Scott, Falla – £1,300

J Elliot, Roxburgh Mains – £1,100

 

TOP 6 FLOCK AVERAGES

J Elliot, Roxburgh Mains – 10 to average £885

J S Dun & Partners, Catcune – 8 to average £837.50

Alan Hutcheon, Hartside Farm – 6 to average £813

C D Scott, Falla – 45 to Average £633.78

W N Douglas, Catslackburn – 24 to Average £632.08

L D Gray, Unthank House – 10 to average £604

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Annual Ring 18 Show.

First – 5190 Catcune (Border Livestock)

Second – 5340 Kinninghall (C&D Marts )

Third – 5210 Bowsden Moor (Border Livestock)

A tremendously strong show was held with the experienced judge Mr Neil Hamilton Earlside faced with the difficult task of placing them in order.
In front of a large interested crowd he awarded the champion place to Mr James Dun Catcune Farm, Heriot.
2nd place went to Messrs Bell Kinninghall Farm, Hawick.
3rd to Messrs Redhead & Watson Bowsden Moor Farm, Berwick upon Tweed.

Many thanks to everyone that partook in our show.

Border Livestock Exchange and C + D Farmers Mart

Look forward to seeing everyone today at 10am sharp.

Contact Us

Main Office

Logan Brown

James Logan

Brian Ruthven

Emma James

7 months ago
80 char and AA x blks and hfrs

All 10 to 12 months old

Ex Her x fries and AA x cows

Scottish / Central Borders

Logan 07971185657
7 months ago
27 Saler and Char x yearling blks

All ex modern Saler cows with loads of potential .
Excellent store condition

Scottish / Central Borders

Logan 07971185657