Wedensday 28th September
Sale Date: Wed 28 September
Wednesday 28th September
At their second day of breeding Sheep Lawrie and Symington had forward 3594 Ewes, Gimmers, Ewe Lambs and Store Lambs. All classes were keenly bid for with breeding sheep short of requirements.
Scotch mule Ewes - £108 Yonderfield, £80 Cloverhill.
Suffolk X Ewes - £92 Easter Dawyck
Chev X Ewes - £80 Easter Bush
Scotch Mule Gimmers - £149 Ingraston, £148 Easter Dawyck, £144 Burnside, £138 Castlebrocket
Greyface Gimmers - £144 Laigh Alticane.
Texel X Gimmers £161 Ingraston, £150 Castlebrocket
Blackface Gimmers £123, £120 Nunnerie
B-Face Ewes 1 Crop - £134 Laigh Alticane, £115 Knoweton
B-face Ewes - , £86 North Slipperfield, £74 North Slipperfield, £68 Sweetshawhead
Blackface Ewe Lambs - £69 West Millrig, £66, £55 Mitchelhill, £64, £60 Robiesland, £63 Fallburns
Store Lambs – The firm had forward 1509 store lambs which met a very animated trade with many buyers going home empty.
Incorporated with-in todays sale was the show of Blackface Wedder Lambs, which was kindly judged by Mr H Jackson, Boat Farm, Thankerton who awarded the following prizes.
Champion - £59 Broughton Place
Reserve - £52.50 Cronberry
3rd - £53 Glenkirk
With £1215 Blackface Wedders Forward to average £43.92
Outside the blackface show store lambs sold to a top of £63 for a Suffolk Lamb from Mr I Ross, Greenhill Farm.
Leading Prices . Tex - £63 Greenhill. Tex X - £61 Forrestfield. Cont - £58 Forrestfield. Mule - £57.50 Forrestfield. BF - £54 Cronberry, £51.50 High Plewlands, £51 Dumfries Est.
Lawrie and Symington had catalogued entry of 82 Rams & Females at their annual sale incorporating the show and sale of Suffolk Rams on behalf of the Central Scotland Suffolk Club winning the show was a Ram Lamb from Messrs. David WM Gilmour, Broomknowes which realised £400 to the Pre-Sale Judge Mr J Linton, Sornfallow.
Other Leading prices
Bel X - £500 Messer Hamilton, Dillars. Tex - £420 Messrs. A Struthers, Greenbank, Suffolk £400 x2 Messrs. D WM Gilmour, Broomknowes, £400 Messer J & M Buchanan, Prettsmill, Bel X - £400 Messrs. R & J Hamilton, Dillars, Tex - £380, £360, £320 Messrs. Hugh M Jackson, Wolfclyde. BFL - £320 Mr C Lindsay, Clarkshill.