27 September 2019 – Store Lambs, Cast & Feeding Ewes inc BF & Chev Wedders

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Friday 27th September

Lawrie & Symington held their annual sale of 6,700 store lambs of all classes in conjunction with Livestock Marketing (Borders) Ltd. An excellent show of 4356 Blackface wedder lambs av £46.96 (+£1.52 on the year). A credit to all consignors showing lambs in tremendous bloom.

Show & Sale of Blackface Wedder lambs

JUDGE – Mr Tom Clark, Wellhead Farm, Livingston

Sponsors – Blackface Sheep Breeders Association and Clark & Weir

Borders & Mid Lothian Branch

1st – Messrs R & M McIntosh, Borthwickshiels (Outer Huntly) (Pens 61-62)

2nd – Messrs RA McClymont & Son, Kirkstead (Pens 65-66)

3rd – Philiphaugh Trust, Dryhope (Pens 69-70)

Remainder of Consigners

1st – Miss H M Fleming, Cronberry (Pens 81-82)

2nd – Messrs T Borland, Flemington (Pens 274-273)

3rd – Kirklands Farming, Kirkland (Pens 300-299)

Overall Champion Pen - Miss H M Fleming, Cronberry (Pens 81-82)

Principle prices:-

£60 Kirkland Farming – 3rd place, £59.50 Cronberry – 1st & Champion, £58 Flemington – 2nd place, £56 Craigdarroch, £55.50 Borthwickshiels – 1st place, £55.50 Skelfhill, £55 Meggathead, £55 Dryhope – 3rd place, £54.50 Flemington, Cronberry & The Yett, £54 Mount Benger, £53.50 Cronberry, £52.50 Kirkstead – 2nd place, £52 Flemington, £51 Broughton place & Nisbet, £50.50 Normangill & Kirkstead, £50 Upper Hindhope, Kirkstead, Borthwickshiels & The Yett, £49.50 Flemington, Mount Benger, Dryhope & Normangill.

The 750 cheviot lambs were keenly sought after and more could be sold to advantage.

Show & Sale of Cheviot Wedder lambs

JUDGE – Mr Tom Clark, Wellheads Farm, Livingston

1st – RJ Menzies & Co, Chanlockfoot (Pens 173-174)

2nd – P & R Mather, Belford-On-Bowmont (Pens 169-170)

3rd – P & R Mather, Belford-On-Bowmont  (Pens 341-340)

Principle prices:-

£60 Chanlockfoot, £58 & £57 Waterloo, £56.50 Dougarie, £56 Belford om Bowmont, £55 Waterloo, £53 Belford on Bowmont, £52.50 Kirkstead, £52 Dryhope, £50 Belford on Bowmont.

1000 store lambs of all other classes met a fast selling trade to a busy ring of buyers selling to a top of £69.50 for Charollais x Beltex from Halmyre Mains.

Principle prices:-

TEX - £67.50 Halmyre, £65 Moredun & Halmyre, £58.50 Moredun, £58 Nether Brotherstone.

SUF - £59 Belford on Bowmont, £57.50 Shaw of Dryfe, £57 Bonnington, £56.50 Belford on Bowmont.

CHxBEL - £69.50 & £65 Halmyre.

CHM - £54 Smiddyhill, £53.50 Coxhill.

X - £59.50 & £53.50 Coxhill.

SHE - £25 Swarthoul, £15 Gunnister.


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