25 January 2019 – Store Lambs, Cast & Feeding Ewes, & Breeding Sheep

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Friday 25th January

L&S held it’s fortnightly sale of Store Hoggs, Cast & Feeding Sheep and In-Lamb Ewes. 1819 sheep total met a strong trade in all categories. The 528 Cast Ewes sold to a top of £147 for Beltex from Andrew Baillie, Carstairs Mains, with Blackface Ewes to £64 from Messrs Campbell, Glenrath Farm. Cast Tups topped at £105 for a Charollais from I Laird, Yeldabrek.

Principal Prices

Ewes

Tex – £147 Carstairs Mains, £140 Burnton, £127 Yeldabrek, £125 Yeldabrek, £124 Carstairs Mains, £105 Carstairs Mains, £104 Felton & Yeldabrek.

BEL – £132 Carstairs Mains, £118 Moss Road, £98 Carstairs Mains, £97 Ashley.

SX - £107 & £85 Yeldabrek.

SM - £60 Glenrath, Ashcraig & Carbarns, £55 Parkhall & Felton, £54 Glenalmond.

BFL - £86 Burnton.

NCC - £63 Carstairs Mains, £61 Calla, £60 Carstairs Mains, £58 Burnton, £53 Yeldabrek.

BF - £64 Glenrath, Parkhall, £58 West Tandlemuir, £55 Carbarns, £52 Calla, £50 Parkhall & Burnside.

Rams

TEX - £80 Burnton, £69 Lyne.

BEL - £88 & £80 Carstairs Mains.

CHA - £105 Yeldabrek.

NCC - £81 Yeldabrek, £66 Calla.

BF - £82 Mitchellhill, £72 Parkhall, £66 Lyne, £65 Parkhall, £60 Glenrath & Tandlemuir.

A good show of 797 Store Hoggs met an animated trade from start to finish with numbers well short of buyer requirements. Sale topped at £94 for Texels from Messrs Fallows, Burnton Farm, with NCC to £73.50 from J & A Pate, Nettling Flatt, and Blackface to £59 from A Nimmo, Kypehill.

Principal Prices

Store Lambs

TEX - £94 & £90 Burnton, £75.50 Woodlands, £74 & £73.50 Yeldabrek, £72 Woodlands & Auchterhead, £71 Kypehill & Nether Brotherstone, £69 Lyne, £68.50 Yeldabrek, £67 Lyne, £65 Nether Brotherstone.

BEL - £67 Dovecot.

SX - £73 & £72 Gilkerscleugh, £69 Nether Brotherstone, £68.50 Nettling flatt.

BDM - £68 West Broadshaw.

SM - £62 Nether Brotherstone, £61 Lyne, £55.50 Lyne, £55 Nether Brotherstone, £51 Burnton.

BFL - £75 Burnton.

NCC - £73.50 & £69.50 Nettling Flatt, £69 Woodlands, £66 Brockhouse, £57.50 Arniston Home Farm.

CHM - £83 Gilmeadowland.

HB - £74 Gilkerscleugh.

BF - £59 Kypehill, £58 Stoneyhill, £55 Carbarns, £54 & £50 Stoneyhill, £49 Lyne.

Breeding Sheep

TEX - £118 East Mains.

CHM - £106, £103 & £97 University of Edinburgh, £96 East Mains.

SM - £100 & £97 Medwyn Estate.

BFx - £80 (3x) Highfield, £80 Westend, £75 & £72 Lynn.

EAS - £60 (2x) Hilltop.

 


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