A CONSISTENT line of rams resulted in full clearance and a jump in the average price at the second on-property sale of Paxton Border Leicesters at Western Flat on Friday. The full offering of 150 rams sold to $3200, averaging $2116, up nearly $600 from the average at the inaugural sale last year. As a sign of the strength throughout the catalogue, the top price was paid for lot 47.
Martin and Kirsty Harvey have been selling White Suffolk and Poll Dorset rams privately for many years but held their debut twilight auction on Wednesday last week. The sale’s $2000 top price was paid for the first of the White Suffolks in the ring. In total 90 of 99 White Suffolks averaged $1120, while 83 of 105 Poll Dorsets averaged $1307.
Stock Journal - Oct 2017 FRIDAY the 13th proved lucky for Paxton Border Leicester stud at Western Flat which burst onto the on-property ram sale calendar. In a remarkable effort, stud principals Martin and Kirsty Harvey, sold 180 of 185 July and August [...]
Stock Journal - August 2017 Paxton Border Leicester stud is preparing to host its first on-property ram sale at Western Flat in a bid to widen its market. Stud owners Martin and Kirsty Harvey will auction 130 rams, and [...]