Fri 29 September [Show & Sale of BF/Chev...]

Show & Sale of BF/Chev Wedder Lambs & sale of store lambs.

Sale Date: Fri 29 September

Lawrie & Symington Ltd


Friday 29th September 2017


On Friday 29th September Lawrie & Symington, in conjunction with Livestock Marketing (Borders) Ltd, conducted their Show & Sale of 5936 Blackface & Cheviot Wedder Lambs & sale of all classes of store lambs.


The show prior to the sale, was kindly sponsored by the Blackface Breeders Association and the Borders & Mid Lothian Blackface Sheep Breeders branch, and ably judged by Mr W Dunlop, Elmscleugh. The overall champion pen of Blackface Wedder Lambs, was awarded to Alan McClymont, Kirkstead, receiving the R D Cairns Perpetual Salver for the best pen of Blackface Lambs from Border & Mid Lothian area.


The Perpetual Trophy, kindly donated by the Taylor family, Heatheryhall, was won by Benson Wemyss Farms, Edston, for the best pen of Blackface lambs from the Lanark & Peebles area.


In the Cheviot show, judged by Mr Alastair Aitken, Traprain, a pen of Cheviot Wedders from R H Paton, Castle Crawford was awarded the overall champion and also received the G Clarke, Wellhead Farms, trophy.


Prize list for today’s show:


Overall Champion Blackface Wedders:


Mr A McClymont, Kirkstead - £60.


Overall Reserve Champion Blackface Wedders:


Benson Wemys Farms - £59


R D Cairns Perpetual Salver:


1st – A McClymont, Kirkstead - £60

2nd – R & M McIntosh, Outer Huntly - £49

3rd – Philiphaugh Trusy, Dryhope - £49


Perpetual Trophy:


1st – Benson Wemyss Farms - £59

2nd – Shawhead Farms - £54

3rd – J Steel & Son, Glenbuck - £49







The G Clarke Trophy:


1st - R H Paton, Castle Crawford - £58

2nd – J & I Fleming, Kinnox - £59

3rd – J F Irving, Mount Benger - £54.50


Leading Prices & Averages


Blackface Lambs (4360 av £42.10)


£50.50 Whelphill

£50.50 Kirkstead

£50 Black Mountain Farms

£50 Dryhope

£50 Mount Benger


Cheviot Lambs (615 av £45.52)


£51.50 Kinnox

£50.50 Woodlands

£49 Crookedstone

£48 Castle Crawford

£47 Castle Crawford

£46 Stirkfield


Store Lambs (959 av £49.25)


Beltex £69 Kinnox

Beltex £65 Kinnox

Texel £64 Hill of Harthill

Texel X £62.50 Kinnox

Continental £58.50 Hill of Harthill

Suffolk X £56 Dyke

Suffolk X £56 Woodlands