Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Friday 6th September
L&S held their annual sale of rare breeds with 531 lots of sheep, horses, goats, pigs & poultry forward. Held in conjunction with today’s sale was the annual show of Hebridean & Shetland sheep.
The Scottish national show of Hebridean sheep was judged by Mr Eric Medway, whos champion was a shearling ram from Mrs VC Mason, which sold to £320. Reserve champion was a gimmer from Mr E Dunbar and later realised £110.
The Scottish national show of Shetland sheep was judged by Mrs S Russell, who awarded the championship to an aged ram from Mr & Mrs Baird, Boggs holdings, with reserve champion going to the ewe from J Brunton, Fieldview and sold to £80.
Outwith the show, trade was topped at £300 for a 2-crop Hungarian Screwhorn ewe or £370 for a female pygmy goat. Poultry sold to a top of £80 for a trio of white silkies.
Scottish National Hebridean Sheep sale
£250 Ardgaith, £140 Boreland & Edgehead, £110 Edgehead.
£180 Curacao, £110 Ardgaith.
£150 Sycamore, £140 Boreland, £100 Sycamore.
Scottish National Shetland Sheep sale
£85 & £75 Burgess, £70 (twice) Clugston.
£80, £75 & £65 Cronklea, £65 Boggs Holdings.
Rare & Minority breed sheep
Tups - £270 Back Hareshaw, £170 Heads of Ayr.
Gimmers - £155, £140, £135 & £112 Mid Craigton, £120 Heads of Ayr.
Tups - £160 Dun-Mor.
Gimmers - £140, £130, £115 Dun-Mor.
Gimmers - £150 Laigh Kyleston.
Gimmer- £130 Bankhead Holdings.
Pygmy female with kid
£440 Old Mains.
£370 Stepends, £280 Stoneheap & Old Mains, £240 Stoneheap, £215 Old Mains.
£235 Old Mains.
£75 Indian Runner ducks
£70 Trio of Geese
£62 Khaki Campbell ducks
£60 Indian Runner ducks
£60 Maran pullets
£55 Buff Orpingtons