LANARK – Saturday 25th February 2023 – Show & Sale of Blackface Inlamb Females




Saturday 25th February 2023


Judge: Mr Craig Thornborrow, Anniston Grange

Sponsors: Crystalyx and Lawrie & Symington Ltd


Show Results:

Class 1 – In-Lamb Aged Ewe (8 forward)

1st Lot 53 from D Brown & B Cluckie, Waterhead

2nd Lot 57 from J Wight & Sons, Midlock

3rd Lot 35 from R Cockburn, Hill of Errol

4th Lot 41 from Hartside Farms, Hartside

5th Lot 36 from R Cockburn, Hill of Errol


Class 2 - In-Lamb Gimmer (19 forward)

1st Lot 37 from R Cockburn, Hill of Errol

2nd Lot 39 from E J MacMillan, Lurg

3rd Lot 9 from J Wight & Sons, Grains

4th Lot 38 from R Cockburn, Hill of Errol

5th Lot 50 from A MacGregor (Allanfauld) Ltd, Allanfauld


Champion: Lot 37 from R Cockburn, Hill of Errol with their Gimmer.

Reserve Champion: Lot 39 from E J MacMillan, Lurg with their Gimmer.




Sale Report - Leading prices:

10,000gns – Dalblair 1-crop ewe (by Bodyguard) to H A Blackwood (A Firm), Auldhouseburn

8800gns – Loughash 2-crop ewe (by £30k Loughash) to D Morrison, Dalwyne & V Fullerton, Moneyneena Road

6500gns – Dalblair 1-crop ewe (by Bodyguard) to B & C Curran, Glackmore

4500gns – Auldhouseburn gimmer (by £30k McCurdy) to J McCurdy, Carnlough Road

4200gns – The Rock gimmer (by Top Secret) to Messrs Fraser, Balgowan

4000gns – Auldhouseburn gimmer (by £30k McCurdy) to C & C Harkin, The Rock (Loughash)

3800gns – Allanfauld gimmer (by son of £3.5k Dalchirla) to Messrs McMullan, Moneysharvin Road

3000gns – Res champ – Lurg gimmer (by £10k Loughash) to Roberts, Heol Las

2500gns – The Rock gimmer (by £21k Dalchirla) to O & S Brannigan, Glenbeg

2500gns – Allanfauld gimmer (by £30k McCurdy) to I McLarty, Little Port

2200gns – Hill of Errol gimmer (by £20k Orchilmore) to K MacAleer, Sultan Road

2100gns – Aberuchill 1-crop ewe (by £22k Auldhouseburn) to R & N Barclay, Harestone

2000gns – Champion - Hill of Errol gimmer (by £26k Dalchirla) to Messrs Fraser, Balgowan

2000gns – Allanfauld gimmer (by £30k McCurdy) to F Robertson, The Beeches

2000gns – Waterhead 2-crop ewe (by £6k Elmscleugh) to A Walker, Cramie


Averages: 17 ewes, £2646.62; 39 gimmers, £1478.08. Overall, 56 head, £1832.81 (86% clearance).

(Report courtesy of Blackface Sheep Breeders Association)

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