Most expensive sheep
Sportsmans Double Diamond
367,500 UK pound(s) sterling
United Kingdom (Lanark)

The most expensive sheep is Sportsmans Double Diamond (UK), a pedigree Texel ram lamb which sold for £367,500 ($490,473 / €411,307) at auction, in Lanark, Scotland, UK, on 27 August 2020.

Three breeders collaborated to win the auction, with a winning bid of 350,000 guineas. It is traditional for livestock to be sold in guineas at auction in the UK. The starting price for the auction was just 10,000 guineas.

The lamb was sold by Charlie Boden and family from their Sportsmans flock in Cheshire, UK.