2011 Season

The Badanloch sheep flock experienced a record season in 2011, winning Champion hill sheep for the Caithness, Sutherland, Black Isle and Lairg Hill Cheviot Shows. Details of the show wins and sales are below:

Caithness Show

  • Champion hill sheep – a home bred gimmer by ‘Badanloch Hughie’ a home bred ram sold to Crakaig for £3500 (below):
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Champion hill sheep – a home bred gimmer by ‘Badanloch Hughie’
  • Male champion – a home bred 2 shear ram by North Loch Naver Nutcracker.

 

Sutherland Show

  • Champion hill sheep. Overall cheviot champion and first ever winner of National Cheviot Show – a home bred gimmer, particulars as above also won Caithness.

 

Black Isle Show

  • Champion hill sheep – home bred gimmer as above.

 

Lairg Hill Cheviot Show

  • Champion – a home bred shearling ram by Badanloch Macallan.
  • Reserve – a home bred 2 crop ewe by North Loch Naver Nutcracker.

 

Lairg Lamb Sale

  • Wethers sold to a top of £68.00. Ewe lambs sold to a top of £90.00 to R & J Osborne.

 

Lairg Ewe & Ram Sale

  • Rams sold to a top of £2000.00 for a home bred 3 shear ram by Langdale Typhoon to W.W Dunlop & Sons. Another Typhoon son made £1800.00 to Suisgill Estate, 2 sold at £1400.00. Ist by a home bred son of a Balnakeil tup to Nicholson Farms, Clebrig. 2nd by Auchentoul Pacman to G. Hughes, Wales. A further 3 made £1000.00 or more to end up with an average of £1160.00 for 10.
  • 5 year old draft ewes sold to a top of £135.00 to Philiphaugh Estates & £125.00 to James Wilson & Son.
  • 50% share bought in an Inkstank Tup (Sire Millhouse Maestro. Dam Inkstank Ewe) from L Robertson and T Coghill, Caithness (below):
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50% share bought in an Inkstank Tup (Sire Millhouse Maestro. Dam Inkstank Ewe)

 

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50% share bought in Achentoul Tup (Sire Inverbroom Sr. Dam Achentoul Ewe)

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