Friday 13th May 2022
Lawrie and Symington Ltd held their weekly sale of ewes & hoggs with lambs at foot where 1393 lives were forward.
A packed ringside of local & distant buyers ensured a buoyant trade throughout, with ewes and lambs up £16.45 on the year and hoggs & lambs £7.82 up on the year.
Included in today’s sale was the Annual Show of Hoggs with Lambs at Foot ably judged by Mr E Cochrane, Richardton Farm, who awarded the Championship to a pen of 10 Texel hoggs with Beltex lambs to Messrs E Hamilton & Partners, Gilmeadowland, which went on to realise £142 per head to Messrs W Steel, Cumberhead Farm.
Reserve went to a pen of 10 Scotch Mule hoggs & Texel lambs from Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside Farm and realised £130 to Messrs A Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm.
Outwith the show suffolk gimmers sold to £138 with Texel lambs from Messrs T Laird, Carbello/Sunnyside with hill ewes selling to £79 for Cheviot with Texel lambs from Dillars and £68 for Blackface with Texel Lambs from Burnhead, Darvel.
Prize List: (Judge: Mr E Cochrane / Sponsor: L Armstrong Shearing Services, Newbigging)
Pen of Ten Scotch Mule Hoggs with Lambs at Foot –
1st – Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside
2nd – Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside
3rd – Allanton Farming, Allanton
Pen of Ten Texel/Continental Hoggs with Lambs at Foot –
1st – E Hamilton & Partners, Gilmeadowland
2nd – Mr AJB Forrest, Hillend
3rd – Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside
Overall Champion – E Hamilton & Partners, Gilmeadowland
Reserve Champion – Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside
Principal Prices (per life):
Hoggs with Lambs at Foot
TEX with Singles - £134 Gilmeadowland, £128 Hillend, £128 x2, £126 Gilmeadowland, £122 Muirhouse, £120 Allanton
SUF with Singles - £134 Muirhouse, £126 Kailzie Mains, £125 Sunnyside
SUF with Twins - £89 Sunnyside
X with Singles - £127 Hillend, £120 x2, £109 Sunnyside
X with Twins - £109 Allanton, £106, £101 Sunnyside
Gimmers with Lambs at Foot
TEX with Singles - £130 Hillend
TEX with Twins - £120 Carbello/Sunnyside, £110 Hillend, £102 Sunnyside
SUF with Singles - £138 Sunnyside
SUF with Twins - £110 x2 Sunnyside
X with Twins - £110 Sunnyside, £105 Hole O’Clean
Ewes with Lambs at Foot
TEX with Singles - £100 Hole O’Clean, £92 Jeanfield
TEX with Twins - £96 Dillars, £92 Jeanfield, £88 Dillars
CHE with Singles - £79 Dillars, £72 Findatie
CHE with Twins - £75 Jeanfield, £70 Findatie
X with Singles - £83 Whitegates, £81 Hole O’Clean
X with Twins - £97 Hole O’Clean, £88 Felton, £83, £82 Whitegates
BTEX with Singles - £82 Gardrum
WELSH with Singles - £51, £51 Whitegates
SOA with Singles - £27 Whitegates