Wed 25 September [Second Sale Breeding Sheep...]

Second Sale Breeding Sheep 25th Sep

Sale Date: Wed 25 September

Second Sale of Breeding Sheep and Store Lambs – 25th September 2013

Lawrie & Symington had forward 5459 at their sale of Breeding Sheep and Store Lambs. Included in the sale was the dispersal of the Stobohope flock of Blackface sheep and major reduction of the Greens flock of Lleyn cross sheep, the second sale of Blackface Ewe lambs and Show & Sale of Blackface & Cheviot Wedder lambs. With buyers in attendance from Devon to Aberdeenshire a strong trade prevailed throughout.

Dispersal of Stobohope Blackface flock

Gimmers to £130, £122 & £118

1 Crop to £118 & £108

2 Crop to £122, £114 & £108

3 Crop to £122, £118 (twice) & £114

4 Crop to £116

Ewe Lambs to £108

786 Ewe & Gimmers averaged £105.83

202 Ewe Lambs averaged £72.91

Reduction of Lleyn x Ewes & Gimmers from Greens Farm, Newbigging

1 Crop to £100 & £84

2 Crop to £72 & £70

3 Crop to £62

Gimmers to £82 & £80

543 Ewes & Gimmers averaged £74.01

Second Sale of Blackface Ewe Lambs met a firm trade levelling at £55.55

Greenside £90

Haystoun £90, £78 & £77

Craigview £89

Darnhunch £88 & £82

Shawsknowe £78

Parkhall £71

Sweetshawhead £70

Kirklands £70

Show & Sale of Blackface Wedder Lambs

The judge Mr Tom Clark, Wellheads awarded the Championship and the Heatheryhall Perpetual Trophy to Sir HEW Strachan, Glenkirk, Broughton which was sold for £57. Glenkirk also won the reserve which was sold for £48.

Other prices

Stobohope £55.50 & £49.50

North Slipperfield £49.50 & £42.50

Gair £47

Smiddyhill £46


Show & Sale of Cheviot Wedder Lambs

Championship and the Wellhead Perpetual Trophy was awarded to J & I Fleming, Kinnox, Douglas which was sold for £70 to the judge.

Other prices

Kinnox £70 & £60

Burn £62.50 & £54

Clenries £57 & £53.50

Dalhanna £55 & £50

Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs

Haystoun £81

Dreva £81

Texel Ewes to £164 Millands

Scotch Mule Ewes to £106 North Fieldhead

Scotch Mule Gimmers

Liscleugh £144 & £134

Parkhead £128

Ingraston £130

North Fieldhead £128

Texel Gimmers

Craighead & Millside £152

Ingraston £130

Store Lambs

Texel – Smiddyhill £59.50, Greenhill £56

Suff x – Greenhill £56, West High Cross £73 & £58.50

Char – Normangill £50

 Champion Pen Cheviots