22February 2019 Store Lambs, Feeding Ewes and Breeding Sheep

Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre

Friday 22nd February

L&S sold 1256 head of sheep, comprising 218 Cast & Feeding Ewes, 430 Store Hoggs & 608 In-Lamb Breeding Ewes.

The 218 Cast Sheep were a smaller show, but maintained recent rates selling to a top of £108 for Texels from D Fleming, Nisbet, and to £57 for Blackface from High Cleughearn Farm.

Principle Prices
TEX - £109 Nisbet, £89 Craigthornhill, £86 Kypehill, £81 Greens, £70 Nether Brotherstone, £69 Glenalmond.
X - £69 East Quarter & Craigthornhill, £58 Glenalmond.
CHE - £53 Stirkfield, £47 Greens, £40 Woodlands.
NCC - £78 Laighwood, £65 Laighwood.
BF - £57 High Cleughearn, £50.50 Howford, £48.50 Kingisde, £48 Ashcraig, £44 Ashcraig, £42 Flemington, £40 Horseupcleugh.

The 430 Store Hoggs were a mixed show, but still met an animated trade selling to a top of £75.50 for Suffolks from Skyrme, Eastfield of Wiston, and to £57.50 for Blackface from Horseupcleugh Estates.

Principle Prices
TEX - £75.50 Eastfield of Wiston, £67 Dyke, £65.50 Dyke, £64.50 Anston, £60 Broomfield, £59 Meadowside, Woodlands & Anston.
SX - £74.50 Eastfield of Wiston, £66 Dyke, £65 Lakewood, £59 Woodlands, £58 Lakewood.
BEL - £63 Lee Meadow.
CHE - £54 Woodlands.
NCC - £70 Lakewood, £69.50 Woodlands, £60 Arniston Home.
BF - £57.50 Horseupcleugh, £56 Lakewood, £53 Lakewood, £51.50 Broomfield Lodge, £50.50 Lakewood, £50 Anston, £49 Horseupcleugh, £48 Nisbet.

A large show of 608 in-lamb ewes sold to a full ring of buyers and were easily sold. Sale topped at £172 for Texel Gimmers, scanned twins from Eastmains. Blackface sold to £77 for 2 crop, scanned twins, to Blackface from Medwyn.

Principal Prices
TEX - £172, £132, £102, £94 East Mains, £88 Kypehill & East Mains, £86 Kypehill, £84 Kypehill, £82 Kypehill & East Mains, £80 East Mains.
SM- £83, £82 & £80 Newbigging.
NCC - £82 East Mains, £74 East Mains, £74 Clonrae, £60 Rigg.
BF - £77 Medwyn, £74 Medwyn, £68 (3x) Medwyn, £67 Ashcraig, £66 Medwyn, £65 Ashcraig, £64 Ashcraig, £60 (2x) Medwyn.


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