Fri 17 August [OPENING SALE OF STORE LAMBS,...]

OPENING SALE OF STORE LAMBS, BREEDING SHEEP, FEED & CAST EWE

Sale Date: Fri 17 August

Lawrie and Symington

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Friday 17th August

 

The opening sale of 2000 Store Lambs and 1500 Cast & Feeding Ewes saw a large entry meet a fast selling trade, especially for big heavy ewes with plainer sorts slightly easier.

The best quality store lambs met a strong trade and were short of buyer requirements, whilst longer keep lambs remained similar on the year.

 

The sale topped at £67 for Beltex lambs from Miss J Devine, Hillend Farm.

 

Principal Price:-

 

TEX - £62.50 Hillend, £60.50 Burnton, £59.50 Stevenson, £57 Allers, £56.50 Manuel Haugh.

SUFF – £63 Allers, £56 & £54 & £52 Stevenson.

MULES - £57.50 Crookboat, £54 Stevenson, £53 & £51 & £50 Allers.

CHEV/MULE - £64.50 & £54 Spittal.

 

Cast & Feeding Ewes topped at £144 for Texels from A Baillie, Broomfield.

 

Principal Prices:-

 

TEX - £140 Carran & Bridge View, £120 Carran & Bridge View, £116 & £110 Little Gala, £110 Bridgeview & Fallhill.

BEL - £134 Bridgeview.

CHAR - £120 & £106 Bridgeview.

SX - £116 Fallhill, £114 Bridgeview, £110 Fallhill, £108 & £106 Bridgeview.

MULES - £90 Blackhill, £82 Smallburn, £77 Broomfield, £76 Blackhill.

BF- £61 Smallburn, £55 Little Gala, £40 Glendouran.

NCC - £85, £78, £69 Taldale, £46 Polmont.

 

A small consignment of 300 Breeding Sheep meta steady trade with caution being shown throughout. The sale topped at £132 for Texel gimmers from Eastmains.

 

TEX - £126 & £122 & £120 Eastmains.

MULES - £120 Eastmains.