LANARK – Scotch Mule Show and Sale – 31st August 2022

Lawrie and Symington Ltd held it’s Annual Sale of 3334 commercial breeding sheep of all classes including the Annual Show & Sale of Scotch Mule Gimmers & Ewe Lambs.  This was ably judged by Messrs Brown, Herbertshaw who awarded the following.

An outstanding show of quality not seen elsewhere was presented for sale and a credit to all vendors.

Pen of Scotch Mule Gimmers –

1st – Messrs Stewart, Crookboat  - £232 to Herbertshaw

2nd – Messrs P Smith & Son, Cloverhill  - £216 to Glenalmond Est

3rd – Mr J Paterson, East Dykes  - £212 to Glenalmond Estate

Pen of Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs –

1st – Mr N Laing, Perryflatts  - £158 Morgan, Shropshire

2nd – Messrs J Warnock & Son, Eastfield - £144 to Howburn

3rd – Messrs CC MacArthur & Co, Nunnerie - £132 to Wester Walston

Outwith the Mule Show & Sale today’s top price was £400 for Pure Texel Gimmers from Messrs MacIntyre, Springwell selling to Messrs Taylor, southholm.

These were followed at £350 from same home to Messrs Rattray, West Park and to £300 for Texel 2 Crop Ewes from Messrs Jackson, Wolfclyde to Messrs Wyllie,

Also included today was the final dispersal of the mule portion of the Ashcraig flock on behalf of Messrs Lambie.  The 289 sheep offered averaged an excellent £177.17.

Mule 4 Crop - £132, £120

3 Crop - £152, £145

2 Crop - £210, £195, £178

1 Crop - £215, £178

Gimm - £198, £195, £194, £192

Tex Gimm     - £200, £185

Chev Mule Gimm - £200, £170

Also today saw the dispersal of the Texel & Dutch Texel Gimmers & Ewe Lambs from Messrs Squair, Killernie, selling to a top of £340 for a Texel Shearling Ram.

Tex Gimm - £260, £200, £202, £195

Dutch Tex Gimm - £198, £195

Dutch Tex Ewe Lambs - £138, £134

Tex Shearling Rams - £340, £320, £300

Dutch Tex Shearling Ram - £320 (x2), £300

Other Principal Prices:

 Gimmers

PURE TEX - £400, £350 Springwell Brae, £240 Wolfclyde, £210 Hartside

TEX - £232 Townhead, £210 Hallhill, £206 Cloverhill, £202 Nunnerie

SUF - £168 Craigend

CHE - £172 Rusha

CHM - £226 Rusha, £192 Cronan, £180 Newton of Wiston

SM - £232 Crookboat, £220 Glendouran, £220 Nether Abington, £216 Cloverhill, £212 East Dykes, £212 Townhead, £210 Nether Abington, £208 Crookboat, £206 East Dykes

Ewes

PURE TEX - £300 Wolfclyde

TEX - £152, £148, £142 Hillside, £100 Blackpark

SUF - £112 Haswellsykes

SM - £115 Middlesteads, £106 High Crewburn

Ewe Lambs

PURE TEX - £140 Nunnerie

TEX - £91, £90 Barmulloch

SM - £158 Perryflats, £145 Lochlyoch, £144 Eastfield of Coulter, £144, £143, £140 Lochlyoch, £138 Nisbet, £138 Lochlyoch

Averages

308 Ewes - £102.32 + £2

289 Dispersal - £177.17

1039 Mule Gimm - £187.44 + £5

371 Tex Gimm - £193.66 + £3

359 Other Gimm - £167.22

531 Mule Ewe Lambs - £134.59  -£1

113 Tex Ewe Lambs - £94.32 +£6


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