Wed 10 September [Blackface Ewe and Wedder...]

Blackface Ewe and Wedder lambs

Sale Date: Wed 10 September

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 5871 Blackface Ewe and Wedder lambs at their annual sale. Lambs were shown in good bloom meeting a buoyant trade with smaller hill twins proving more difficult to cash.

The sale averaged £78.79 for 5564 ewe lambs compared with £82.89 for 4272 in 2013, a drop of £4.10 on the year for 1292 more sold.

Top price and a centre record was £1250 per head for a pen of 6 from Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn which was purchased by Vic Bull Isle of Skye. Following this at £350 was D. Morrison, Dalwyne for a pen of 7 purchased by Mr J. McCurdy, Croughshame, Northern Ireland.

Flock Averages

 

Numbers

Top price

Average price

Dalwyne

22

350

256.36

Gass

12

215

215

Crossflatt

90

300

146.35

Connachan

43

280

132.04

Greenside

30

190

128.66

Crosswoodburn

70

138

125.42

Calla

65

120

120

Little Blackdyke

8

104

104

Midlock

61

125

98.85

Fallburns

48

112

98.66

Mitchellhill

130

150

98

Craigdarroch Sanquhair

123

116

90.32

Darnhunch

102

110

90.23

Dallblair

100

104

90

Drumgrange

58

106

89.58

Upper Wellwood

42

100

89.07

Kirkslead

154

106

85.74

Corsebank

33

84

83.60

Sweetshawhead

70

88

82

Hartside

177

118

80.21

Wester Crosswoodhill

197

120

78.70

Tinnis

250

112

78

Gosland

238

108

77.06

Blackhouse

234

110

76.71

Whelphill

247

92

72.48

Yett

123

88

71.69

Williamshope

223

122

71.66

Outer Huntly

193

88

70.24

 

Blackface wedder lambs

387 Averaging £41.59

53 – Outer Huntly

51 (twice) Cronberry