Mon 2 November [2nd November ]

2nd November

Sale Date: Mon 2 November

At the final multi breed ram sale of the season Lawrie and Symington had forward 1043 Blackface Cheviot, Texel, Bluefaced, Suffolk, Beltex and cross bred rams and females.

Blackface Rams – Top price in the Blackfaced section was £5200 Paid for a Ram Lamb from John Harkins, Loughash Flock which was purchased by Castle Estates, Winchester, Hampshire. This was followed at £4600 For another Lamb from Loughash purchased by Michael Wood, Shawsknowe. Archie McGregor, Allanfauld sold his Lamb at £3400 to W Ramsay. Milnmark which was followed by £1700 also from Allanfauld Purchased by Stewart Heads, Aitkenhead.

Shearlings – The shearling section was topped at £1100 Twice First from David Faulds, Dryhope and another from R.G Carruthers, Merkland Averages – 100 Blackface Shearlings av £279.46 Against £251.57 Last year a Rise of £37.89. The 62 Ram Lambs sold Averaged £610.81

Principal prices –

Shearlings - Drannandow £520, Willamhope £720, £500, £400, Kirkland £650, Gosland £400, £360, Dryhope £520, Dryhope (Shep) £1100, £750, Merkland £1100, £580, Allanfauld £1050, £300, Nunnerie £340, Milnmark £780, £680, £550, £540, Plenderleith £320, Upper Hindhope £360, Monkridgehill £500, £420.

Ram Lambs – Gass £900, £450, Dyke £1400, £700, Allanfauld - £3,400, £1700, £400, Dalwyne £520, Loughash £5200, £4600, £1400, £650, £500, Welphill £1000, Midlock £1600, £500, Netherwood £500, Westhills £520, Knowehead of Auldallan £1600, Jaw £700.

Texels – 141 Texel Shearling Rams and 162 Texel Ram Lambs. All clases met a sound demand. The top price of £900 was Paid for a Texel 2 Shear Ram from Parkhouse Farmers, Quothquan by Biggar.

Other Top Prices;

Texel shearlings Rams – Parkhouse £900, £500, £480, £440, Langside £580, £420, £400, Hartside £460, Middlehope £450, Kingside £440, Greenbank £420(x2), Swaites £400, Dreva £400, £350.

Texel Ram Lambs – Thinacre £380, Davisdykes £320(x3), Mosside £320, Cambwell £320, £300, Collielaw £300, Craigends £300.

Overall 134 Texel Shearlings Averaged £356 – 2014 Averages £286 for 129 Sold. £30 up on the year.

Overall 131 Texel Ram Lambs Sold Averaged £158 as against £196 Averaged for 149 Sold Last year Back £38 on the year

Bluefaced Leicester Shearlings - Parkgatestone £900, Dreva £750, Kirkton of Crawford £620, Leadburnlea £620, Westhills £500, Burghead £480, Hartside £420, Eastfield £420, Harehead £420.

Bluefaced Leicester Lambs -  Townhead £520, Greystoneknowe £380, Dalpeddar £340, Midlock £300

Bluefaced Leicester ewe Lambs – Dalpeddar £300, Townhead £280, Highfield £250, Crookboat £160

Suffolk shearlings – Toxside £550, Craigthornhill £480, Broomknowes £400, Lawhead £340, Carwood £320, Burghead £320.

Suffolk Ram Lambs – Broomknowes £280, Burghead £260, Craigthornhill £220

Border Leicester Rams – Croft Ave £300, Elsrickle Mains £200

Continental Crossbred Rams – Collielaw £630, Newton £450

Beltex Cross – Southholm £280, Davisdykes £270, High Dyke £250, Newton of Wiston £220

Charollais cross – High Dyke £250, Normangill £160, West Brockloch £200

Blue Texel x Las – Millside £220, Burghead £150

Beltex Las – Greenaton £140

Suffolk Cross – Middlehouse £310

LLeyn – Millside £280