Thu 2 November [All Classes of Rams and...]

All Classes of Rams and Females

Sale Date: Thu 2 November

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Thursday 2nd November

 

At their final Ram sale of the year, Lawrie and Symington had 1092 Rams of all classes forward. With a large attendance of buyers from all over the UK, a good trade prevailed with a clearance rate of 90%.

 

Blackface Rams

Top price on the Blackface lamb section was £3,800 for a lamb sired by £52,000 Crossflatt consigned by John Murray, Crossflatt, and purchased jointly by Garpel Farms and A Blackwood, Greenside. This was followed at £2,200 for a lamb from R J Coulson & Son, High Staward, purchased by Evistones Farms, Otterburn.

 

Principal Prices

Blackface Ram Lambs

£3,800 Crossflatt,  £2,200 High Staward, £1,900 & £500 Auldhouseburn,  £1,700 Tofthouse, £1,100 West Bracklin, £1,000 (Twice), £700, £620 & £600 Loughash,  £850 & £800 Dyke.

 

Blackface Shearling Rams

£650, £600 & £550 Williamhope, £520 Troloss, £520 Milnmark, £500 Upper Cleugh, £460 Drannandow.

 

Cheviot Rams

£500 (Twice) Hillhead.

 

Bluefaced Shearlings

£750 & £480 Blueacres, £680, £520, £500, £460, £450, £420 Leadburnlea, £620 Glenbuck, £620 & £520 Kirkton of Crawford , £600 Dreva, £580 Auchenbart, £560 Stobbs, £480 Greenfield, £480 Highfield.

 

Bluefaced Ram Lambs

£500 & £450 Stobo Home Farm, £460 & £300 Auchens, £460, 440, £400 Midlock, £380 Perryflatts, £360 & £300 Auchenbart, £300 Highfield, £300 Dreva.

 

Bluefaced Females

(Ewes) - £650, £550, £400 Midlock, (Lb) - £360 Townhead.

 

Texel Rams & Ram Lambs

Catalogue entry of 387 with both classes selling extremely well. Top price of the day was a shearling from Mr John Tough, Easterseat, which realised £900. Top price in the ram lamb section was £520. This lamb was consigned by Allan Campbell, Strawfrank. Shearling averaged £358.61, Ram Lambs averaged £219.27.

 

Other leading prices

Shearlings

£750 Parkhouse, £680 Carstairs Mains, £600 Sunnyside, £60 Dreva, £600 Crailloch, £550 Dillars, £520 Broomknowes, £520 Toxside, £520 Cambwell, £520 East Cauldcoats.

 

 

Ram Lambs

£520 Strawfrank, £500 Midlock, £460 Daviesdyke, £400 Thinacre, £400 Sandilands, £360 Craighead, £360 Cambwell, £320 Highfield.

 

Suffolk Shearlings

£640 & £580 Broomknowes, £480 & £300 Toxside, £320 New Channelkirk, £300 & £280 Sunnyside, £300 Kirkhouse.

 

Suffolk Ram Lambs

£500, £420 & £320 Craigthornhill, £300, £290 & £280 Broomknowes, £260 x 3 Prettsmill, £250 Auchenbart.

 

Beltex Rams

£550 East Shawtonhill, £480, £420 & £360 Collielaw, £350 & £340 Bowmanhurst, £320 Firs.

 

Cross Bred Rams

£550 Muir (Suff x Bel), £460 Daviesdyke (Tex x Bel), £410 & £400 Gateside (Blue Tex), £360 & £300 Whinnybrae (Dutch Tex).