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
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 Black Mountain Farms
£50 Mount Benger
Cheviot Lambs (615 av £45.52)
£48 Castle Crawford
£47 Castle Crawford
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