Wed 9 September [Blackface Ewe Lambs Sale ]

Blackface Ewe Lambs Sale

Sale Date: Wed 9 September

Lawrie and Symington had forward 5039 blackface Ewe Las at their annual sale. Lambs were shown in good bloom and despite the current depressed lamb market leveled at £78.40 per head against £78.79 Last year a drop of 59p on the year.

Top price was £1500 for a select pen of 5 consigned by Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn purchased by Messrs. E M Smith & Sons, Towiemore, Keith. This was followed at £400 by a pen of 12 From J W Kay.Co  Gass, Straiton purchased by Ewan McMillan, Lurg, Fintry.

Other leading Prices

Dalwyne £255, £170, £160

Crossflatt £205, £150

Mitchellhill £150, £120

Greenside £150, £120

Williamhope £138

Craigdarroch Sanquhar £131

Crosswoodburn £130

High Stalward £130

Drumgrange £128

Blackhouse £124

Calla £110

 

                                                           Top          Av

Dalwynne                            34           255         £158.67

Crossflatt                             85           205         £125.63

Greenside                           40           150         £115

Crosswoodburn                    74           130         £112.70

Fallburns                              46           106         £97.78

Mitchellhill                          165         150         £96.92

Blackhouse                         161         124         £93.82

Dalblair                               126         108         £93.71

Darnhunch                          72           104         £92.38

Welphill                             163         108         £89.41

Tinnis                                 225         100         £83.88

Sweetshawhead                     65           86           £83.23

Hartside                               132         100         £80.03

Wester Crosswoodhill           176         106         £79.37

Drumgrange                       64           128         £76.62  

Kirkstead                             150         94           £75.46

Dunruchan                          101         85           £74.10

Peel                                   280         138         £74.01

Mount Benger                  120         82           £71.41

Crosswoodhill                    161         100         £70.39