Tue 27 September [Tuesday 27th September]

Tuesday 27th September

Sale Date: Tue 27 September

Tuesday – 28th September 2016

At their annual sale of draft blackface ewes & Gimmers Lawrie and Symington had forward 4632. With large attendance of buyers from all over the UK and Northern Ireland a strong trade prevailed throughout the sale. Top price was £2000 for a pen of 3 Gimmers from Hugh & Alan, Blackwood, Auldhouseburn. The gimmers Were all Sired By £90000 Blackhouse Ram and sold to Mr Tom Bagan, Waterlands. This was followed at £1150 by a pen of 6 Gimmers from Alistair and David, MacArthur, Nunnerie purchased by Sam Wallace and Jim McCurdy, Northern Ireland. The 1340 Gimmers Sold Averaged £164.29 (£123.69 in 205) a Rise of £40.60. the Draft Ewes were topped at £720 for a pen of 10 from Archie McGregor, Allanfauld purchased by Billy Mcfarlane, Drumgrange. This was followed at £520 by a pen of 10 from Mary McColl-Smith, Conachan, Purchased by Joe Fagin, Northern Ireland. Tho 3292 Blackface ewes averaged £90.35(£82.63 in 2015) a Rise of £7.825 on the year.

Principle averages – Blackface Gimmers

                                Sold       Top        Average

Netherwood      12           £400       £320

Carignel                8              £450       £315

Blackcraig            10           £310       £247.50

Moorfoot`           42           £205       £205

Glenrath              22           £290       £206.36

Conachan            35           £260       £203.14

Nunnerie             290         £1150    £192.84

Midlock                                60           £340       £179.40

Greenside           29           £235       £165.17

Crossflatt             23           £180       £166.43

Burncastle           100         £160       £154.50

Glenconnex       15           £152       £152

Parkhall                                20           £150       £145      

Haystown            44           £152       £150.90

Gosland               79           £182       £144.53

Craigdarroch      18           £165       £141.66

Corsebank          20           £148       £141.50

Blackface Ewes

                                Sold       top         Average

Allanfauld            47           £720       273.52

Midlock                                104         £460       £213.30

Conachan            62           £520       £173.62

Glenrath              32           £240       £155.62

Milnmark             50           £280       £149.40

Blackhouse         120         £380       £143.10

Craig                      20           £140       £140

Blackcraig            20           £155       £132.50

Whelphill             95           £220       £112.02

Hartside               40           £145       £110.62

Greenside           30           £115       £93

Kirklands              30           £106       £92.93

Er Happrew        25           £100       £92.16  

Craigdarroch      104         £130       £81.25

Crosswoodhill    64           £92         £81.25

Willaim Hope     157         £112       £80.07

Wr Crosswoodhill 99       £160       £102.50