Continuing a fantastic run of form at Dalmally, Ian and Patsy Hunter topped trade for shearling tups at £13,000 with a son of the £22,000 Connachan tup which sold to Jimmy and Donald Macgregor, Dyke. Another two from this home sold for £9000, the first a son of the £25,000 Nunnerie which went to Alastair MacArthur, Nunnerie and the next at this price, a son of a £10,000 Gass sire went in a three way spilt to Billy Renwick, Blackhouse; Tommy Renwick, Williamhope and Burncastle Farming Co. Averages were back slightly by £28 to £625 for 488 sold.
Other leading shearling prices:-
£6000 Lurg to Nunnerie and Loughash; £5000 Pole to Letar and East Bracklin; £5000 Midock to Gass; £4500 Dalchirla to North Amulree and Connachan;£4500 Dalchirla to W McNicol £4000 Connachan to North Razzie Sheep Stock Club; £4000 Connachan to Pole; £3500 Blackhouse to Glendamph; £3500 Glenrath to Holylee; £3500 Dalchirla to Elmscleugh; £3500 Connachan to Old Spitall; £3500 Dyke to Rhodders; £3500 Auldhouseburn to Crosswoodburn; £3200 Dyke to Townhead; £3200 Dalchirla to Kindrum Park and Lurgan.