Wed 6 September [Sale of Blackface Ewe Lambs –...]

Sale of Blackface Ewe Lambs – Wednesday 6th September

Sale Date: Wed 6 September

At their annual sale of Blackface Ewe Lambs, Lawrie & Symington had forward 5970 head. With a strong attendance of buyers from all over Scotland and Northern Ireland a good trade prevailed, although the smaller hill types proved harder to sell. The sale averaged £82.91 (+ £1.22 on the year) for 252 more sold. Top price was £1700 for a pen of 3 from Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn purchased by Aberuchill Estates. This was followed at £950 for a pair from David Morrison, Dalwyne purchased by Paul Brannigan, Northern Ireland.

 

Sale Averages

Nos                  Top                  Av

Dalwyne                      46                    950                  225.22

Nunnerie                     33                    520                  178.18

Crossflatt                     95                    350                  158.69

Connachan                  34                    450                  157.76

Kirklands                     45                    126                  114.27

Calle                            62                    114                  114

Midlock                       21                    160                  129.62

Glenrath                      50                    180                  112.60

Mitchelhill                   125                  128                  105.20

Springhill                     16                    100                  100

Dalblair                       103                  370                  99.86

Low Dalblair                66                    108                  99

South Cobbinshaw       74                    118                  99.62

Tinnis                           200                  106                  97

Craigdarroch, Sanq     160                  130                  94.01

Greenside                    60                    122                  93.67

Little Blackdyke           18                    112                  92.44

Todlaw                          26                    140                  90.77

Kirkstead                     155                  124                  90.09

Hartside                      237                  100                  89.13

Blackhouse                  203                  120                  87.39

Parkhall                       110                  130                  84.18

Fallburns                     58                    88                    83.86

Wstr Crosswoodhill     176                  120                  83.75

Corsebank                   51                    96                    80.20

Haystown                    45                    94                    79.78

Whelphill                     225                  94                    78.33

Highfield                     94                    102                  77.49

Yett                              100                  84                    76

Williamhope               315                  106                  75.52

Upper Wellwood         47                    78                    73.79

Sweetshawhead          128                  92                    75.09

Dryhope                      174                  84                    73.39