THE Kelso Ram Sales returned to Springwood Park, home of the Border Union Agricultural Society, on Friday.

This internationally-renowned event has been held in the town since 1838 and continues to be the country’s premier sale of rams.

Border Telegraph:

With sales in 15 rings and across 20 breed sections, the gathering was again received with enthusiasm by consignors and buyers and generated a buzz in the farming community across the United Kingdom.

Top lamb prices:

  • £25,000 – J Douglas, Woodhead Of Cairness, Clola, Registered Suffolk
  • £4,200 – S Buckley, Sittinglow, Sitlow, Registered Suffolk
  • £2,800 – Mr J Pirie, Blanavaid, Blarnavaid, Registered Bluefaced Leicester

Border Telegraph:

Top shearling prices:

  • £36,000 – Mr Andrew J. Clark, Blackhill Farm, Teiglum, Registered Texel
  • £22,000 – Messrs J Wight & Sons, Midlock, Registered Texel
  • £16,000 – Proctors Farm Ltd, Tathamhall Farm, Registered Texel