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Autumn sales continue to see Signet performance recorded sheep top the trade

Performance recorded sheep continue to achieve top prices at recent sales across the country.

Charollais Premier Sale July 2022 – Signet Performance Recorded ewes and Shearlings rams top the sale

Performance recorded ewes topped the female trade, a shearling ewe from the Cavick flock 21WVW01215 sold for 3800gns to the Ingram family. Other top prices in this section came from Signet recorded flocks, the Ingram family later sold a pair of shearling ewes for 1500gns 21ZNN37343 and 21ZNN37325, Onto the shearling ram trade, top price was achieved by the Ingram family, Logie ...

Dorset Centurion Sale at Exeter Livestock Centre

Friday 8th April saw the first ram sale of 2022 at Exeter Livestock Centre on behalf of the Centurion Group of Dorset Breeders.  An entry of 61 Signet recorded sheep, which sold to buyers from across the UK.

Recorded Sheep Shine Through at Dorset May Fair 2022

The Dorset May Fair continued to follow the positive start from the Dorset Centurion sale for performance recording breeders that took place at Exeter earlier in the month.

A successful Charollais Sale for performance recorded breeders

There was a great selection of performance recorded Charollais rams on sale at the Premier Sale at Worcester. 43% of the rams on offer were performance recorded and were well represented in the top prices; four of the top five prices were for performance recorded rams.  Rams in the sale had an average index in the top 25% of the breed, allowing a great choice for buyers to prog ...

Hampshire Premier Sale

Performance recorded ram lambs lead the top prices at the Hampshire premier sale. The demand for performance recorded sheep wasn’t just seen in their prices, but was also reflected in the clearance rates. Performance recorded rams had a higher clearance rate nearly double that of their non- recorded counterparts.

Hampshire Down look at new ways to sell rams

Performance recording adds value at Hampshire Down timed auction The Hampshire Down online timed auction sale was a great success, the online sale made the sale accessible to are wider audience which helped to drive demand. EBVs have always been important in assessing the genetic merit of sheep and with the auction being held online, helped to add extra confidence from the buy ...

Hampshire Down Premier Sale 2019

Saturday 29th June saw the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association hold their Premier Sale at Shrewsbury Market with the top five sale prices going to high performance Signet recorded animals who have also excelled in the show ring this year. Lot 48 from Messrs K P & A E McCarthy, a ram lamb who earlier placed third in the untrimmed ram lamb class in the pre-sale show ...

Sandyknowe Suffolk trade soars

Sandyknowe Suffolk trade proves strong demand for commercially reared, high performance rams with 100% clearance, good average price and sale topping at 5,000gns. Established in 1957, the Sandyknowe Suffolk flock consists of over 150 ewes bred in a five family rotation and is owned by Messrs. Malcolm M. Stewart of Roxburghshire, Scotland. The flock is bred specifically to p ...

Value of recording shines through at Kelso

“So often in life we take on systems to help improve something we do and in most cases it’s very hard to gauge just how much of a difference that has made to the end result…. In relation to what we are doing with our Suffolk’s, we can hand on heart say without question that both Signet recording and CT Scanning has played a central role in the success we had in selling at Kelso ...