LANARK – Show and Sale of Texel Sheep – Thursday 15th September

Show and Sale of Texel Sheep

 Lawrie and Symington Ltd conducted the Annual Show and Sale of Texel Sheep on behalf of the The Scottish Texel Sheep Breeders Club.

At the show prior to the sale the judge John Currie, Carlinside awarded the Championship to a Ram Lamb from the Garngour Flock of Mr Alan Clark.  The lamb was a son of Midlock Exobar which later sold for 2,000gns to Mrs Karen Wight for the Midlock Flock.  The reserve ticket was awarded to a gimmer by Sportsmans Deal Breaker from Robert Cockburns, Knap Flock which sold for 600gns to Mr Batty & Sons, Flimby Hall Farm, Flimby.

Top price in the sale was 4000gns for a Ram Lamb from Robert Harvie and Matthew Davies's Sadlerhead Flock who sold a son of Sportsman’s Cannon Ball for 4,000gns to David McKerrow, Uppermill Flock and Gordon Gray, Ettrick.  This was followed at 2200gns for a ram lamb from Andrew Neilson, Brackenridge purchased by Dougie Fleming for his Burnhead Flock.

Other Principal Prices

1700gns          G Gray, Ettrick

1600gns          Messrs A McGregor, Allanfauld

1600gns          J & H Clark, Garngour

1500gns          R & M Struthers, Collielaw

1300gns          J & H Clark, Garngour

1200gns          K A & R Campbell, Cowal

1100gns          R & M Struthers, Collielaw

1100gns          K A & R Campbell, Cowal

1100gns          WW Neilson, Brackenridge

1000gns          I Struthers, Craigend

1000gns          Messrs A McGregor, Allanfauld


9 Shearling Rams, Top 800 average £598.50

107 Ram Lambs Top 4000 average £625.68

The firm also conducted the Dispersal Sales of 4 flocks, all of whom met a strong trade throughout with buyers from a wide area.

RUSHA FLOCK  On behalf of Messrs J W Gibb & Sons

46 Gimmers sold to a top of 1100gns purchased by Mr J Boyd, Dechmont and leveled at £406.76.

WHITLAW FLOCK   On behalf of Messrs T & I Walling

1 Ewe sold to 1300gns purchased by D McKerrow, Uppermill and W Duthie, Woodside

16 Gimmers sold to 1300gns purchase by Dixon, Cowburn to average £433.75

8 Ewe lambs sold to 400gns to average £278.25

WESTWOODLANE FLOCK  On behalf of Mrs C Toy

9 Ewes sold to 900gns purchased by K Dempster, Hearthstane to average £436.33

10 Gimmers sold to 1000gns purchased by J Boyd, Dechmont to average £559.60

2 Ewe Lambs average £241.50

AUCHENCORTH   On behalf of Mr Gavin Brown

13 Ewes sold to £700 purchased by Clark, UpperBolton to average £480.57

9 Gimmers sold to £1050 purchased by A Mindto & Son, Townhead to average £810.83

MAINTREE FLOCK  On behalf of Mr I Gatherer

3 Ewes sold to 850gns to average £626.33

4 Gimmers sold to 600gns to average £488.25

2 Ewe Lambs sold to 240gns to average £241.50



Class 1: Aged Ram (0 forward)

Class 2 – Shearling Ram (5 forward)

1st Lot 14 Cambwell Excellent

2nd Lot 2 McArthur Excellence

3rd Lot 9 Boghouse Elbow

4th Lot 13 Boghouse (SUB)

5th Lot 6 Eastfield Empire

Class 3 – Ram Lamb (25 forward)

1st Lot 55 Garngour Falcon

2nd Lot 80 Tima First Class (SUB)

3rd Lot 148 Teiglum Fratelli (SUB)

4th Lot 156 Brackenridge Foster

5th Lot 21 Noresk Felix

Class 4 – Group of 3 Ram Lambs (5 groups forward)

1st Teiglum flock

2nd Brackenridge flock

3rd Collielaw flock

4th Cambwell flock

5th Boghouse flock

Class 5 – Gimmer (2 forward)

1st Lot 172 Knap

2nd Lot 170 Auchensale (SUB)

Overall Champion – Lot 55 Garngour Falcon from Messr J & H Clark (Ram Lamb)

Reserve Overall Champion – Lot 172 Knap from Mr R Cockburn (Gimmer)




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