Tue 26 September [Blackface Ewes & Gimmers...]

Blackface Ewes & Gimmers Tuesday 26th September

Sale Date: Tue 26 September

Lawrie & Symington

 

Tuesday 26th September – Blackface Ewes & Gimmers

 

Lawrie & Symington held their annual sale of Blackface Draft Ewes and Gimmers, where they had forward 4251 head.. In keeping with other centres, the ewes were less money on the year, although the good types still met a sound trade. The gimmers were a strong trade especially for stronger sorts.

 

The gimmer section was topped at £1850 for a pen of 3 from Hugh & Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, purchased by Sam Wallace, Northern Ireland. This was followed at £1350 for a pen of 6 from Alistair McArthur, Nunnerie, purchased by J P Magee, Northern Ireland. Overall the 1145 Gimmers levelled at £150-98 (-£13.42 on the year).

 

In the Ewe section the sale was topped at £560 for a pen of 10 from J Wight & Sons, Midlock, purchased by David Morrison, Dalwyne. This was followed at £480 for a pen of 10 from MaryMcColl-Smith, Connachan. Overall the 2945 Blackface Ewea averaged £74.92 (-£15.84 on the year).

 

Principal Prices

 

Blackface Gimmers

Auldhouseburn £1850

Nunnerie £1350, £600 (twice), £340, £330, £245, £215

Midlock £1250, £220, £200

Crossflatt £850

Craignell £500, £200

Connachan £360, £310, £185

Greenside £280, £205

Glenrath £255, £210

Toxside £195, £178

Burncastle £184, £172

Gosland £180

Hill of Errol £165

Corsebank £162

 

Blackface Ewes

Midlock £560, £370, £300, £240, £160

Connachan £480, £190

Allanfauld £480, £200

Milnmark £330

Blackcraig £300, £220

Mitchelhill £260

Hartside £250

Glenrath £220

Blackhouse £180