Wed 30 September [Wednesday 30th September]

Wednesday 30th September

Sale Date: Wed 30 September

At their second day sale of breeding and store sheep Lawrie and Symington had forward 4125 Head. The sale also incorporated the annual show and sale of blackface wedder Lambs and second sale of blackface ewe lambs.

The champion pen of Blackface Wedder Lambs was consigned by Messrs. J.D Telfer, Stoneyhill, Strathaven which were sold for £55. The Reserve was awarded to J Frame, High Plewlands, Strathaven which realized £50

Other Prices of Blackface Wedder Lambs

£52, £47 Glenkirk

£52.50, £46 Dumfries Estate

£50 Dalblair

£48 Broughton Place

£41 Normangill

At the second sale of Blackface Wedder Lambs a Firm Trade Prevailed throughout the 748 Ewe Lambs averaged £54.14

Principle Prices  

£70, £62 Darnhunch

£64. £59 Spango

£63 Kirkton Pentlands

£60, £50 Carco

£57, £54 Baitlaw

Breeding sheep

Scotch Mule Ewe

- £83 Midllehouse

£70 Middleslead

Texel Ewes –

£71 Casilebrocket

Texel Gimmers –

£128 Millside

£126 Carighead

Knockenjig Dispersal – Scotch mule

1 crop £97, £95, £92

2 Crop £82, £81, £80

3 Crop £80, £79

4 Crop £69, £68

Arnicle Stock – Blackface Ewes

1 crop £108, £104

2 Crop £84

3 Crop £68

Hawkwood Blackface Ewes

1 Crop £90, £88

2 crop £80, £74

3 Crop £68

Show and sale of Sufflok rams on behalf of the West and Central Scotland Club Sponsored by Scotmin Nutrition had over 30 Catalogued for sale the says champion a Ram lamb from Messrs. David WM Gilmore, Broomknowes sold for £420 to the Days Judge Mr Thornborrow who went on to purchase the reserve champion and top price of the day a Shearling from Mr s Bourman, Middlehouse at £520 Other leading prices;

Shearligs - £520 Middlehouse, £280 (x2) Islay

Ram lambs - £420 Broonknowes, £340 Hallhill, £300 Prettsmill, £280 Blackbog