LAWRIE & SYMINGTON LTD
LANARK AGRICULTURAL CENTRE
Scottish Area Branch Show & Sale of Suffolk Sheep
Lawrie & Symington Ltd conducted the 86th Scottish Area Show and Sale of Pedigree Suffolk Sheep in Lanark, where a busy crowd of people ensured a buoyant trade throughout.
A new sale for gimmers and ewe lambs took place on the Thursday evening where demand for outstripped supply.
The sale topped at 3,500gns for a gimmer from Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank selling to Messrs Sufferin, Crewelands flock.
Ewe Lambs sold to 3,000gns for the female champion from Messrs Scott, Strathview and found a new home with Messrs Boden & Davies, Sportsmans flock.
Principal Prices – Gimmers
3,500gns – Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank to Messrs Sufferin, Crewelands
3,400gns – Mr S Craft, Lakeview to Messrs McMillan, Cranslagvourity
2,400gns – Messrs Hiddleston to KW Farm & Equestrian, KWfarms
2,000gns (twice) – Messrs Delves, Bridgeview to Messrs Sufferin, Crewelands
2,000gns – Messrs Hiddleston to KW Farm & Equestrian, KWfarms
Principal Prices – Ewe Lambs
3,000gns – Mr J Scott, Strathview to Messrs Boden & Davies, Sportsmans
1,800gns – Messrs Innes, Strathbogie to Messrs Johnstone, Vinjara
1,200gns – Messrs Lorimer, Cadgerford to Messrs Whitticase, Glanmarton
1,1,00gns – Messrs Innes, Strathbogie to Mr I Donald, Donbraid
On Friday, ram lambs met a blistering trade from the off and the previous breed record was shattered when the first lamb from Messrs Poole, Salopian rocketed to 200,000gns and made its way home Messrs Boden & Davies, Sportsmans flock and Messrs R Jenkinson, Dunfell flock. A further nine lambs sold at five-figure prices. The 143 sheep sold was 92% clearance rate and resulted in an average of £4,761.
Principal Prices – Ram Lambs
200,000gns – Messrs Poole, Salopian to Messrs Boden & Davies, Sportsmans and Messrs R Jenkinson, Dunfell
48,000gns – Mr M J W Priestley, Limestone to Messrs Lathangie, Pyeston; Messrs Black, Collessie; Messrs Stuart, Birness; and Messrs Wallace, Claycrop
40,000gns – Mr S Craft, Lakeview to Messrs Taylor, Ballynacannon; Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank; and undisclosed buyer
40,000gns – Messrs Boden & Davies, Sportsmans to Mr J Sharp, Hawshill
30,000gns – Mr J A Gibb, Cairnton to Mr D McMenamin, Mullinvale; Mr J G Douglas, Cairness; and vendor retained equal share
25,000gns – Mr D Jones, Frongoy to Messrs Hutchinson, Howgillfoot, Mr J Alexander, Jalex; and Mr J S Smyth, Bessiebell
24,000gns – Messrs Poole, Salopian to Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank; Mr S Craft, Lakeview; Messrs Delves, Bridgeview
18,000gns – Messrs Stuart, Birness to Mr A Gault, Forkins; Mr M J W Priestley, Limestone; Mr A S Wilson, Castleisle
15,000gns – Messrs Innes, Strathbogie to Mr S Powell, Myddle and Mr D Jones, Frongoy
10,000gns – Messrs Poole, Salopian to Mr S Craft, Lakeview; Messrs Delves, Bridgeview; and Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank
8,500gns – Messrs Barbour, Solwaybank to Mr B Roth, Tolgus; Mr R Lawrence, Roundacre and Mr J Henderson, Bullers
8,000gns – Messrs Poole, Salopian to Messrs Young, Muirton and Messrs Machray, Middlemuir