The Scottish National Sale of Texel Sheep 26/27th August 2020

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre



The Scottish National Texel Sale seen all records smashed at Lanark when a new British Record of 350.000gns was paid for a Texel Ram Lamb  Sportsmans Double Diamond from the Sportsmans Flock of Messrs Boden & Davies, Stockport, this beat the previous record of 220,000gns paid in 2009 also at Lanark. After frenzied bidding the final bid came from a three way split of Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, Procters Farms, Slaidburn and Geoff Teward, New View. At 65,000gns Donald McPhersons Hexel Flock received their highest price of 65,000gns for Hexel Diango with the flocks of Haddo, Cowal and Midlock purchasing him. Sportsmans flock was back in the money at 50,000gns for Sportsmans Dirty Harry who will be joining the flocks of Hexel, Castlecairn, Knockeem and Haymount



40,000gns MellorVale Déjà Vu to Harestones and Glenside

34,000gns Haddoe Dynamite to Clinterty and Knock

32,000gns Haymount Divine King to Usk Vale

30,000gns  Teiglum Dancing Brave to Milnbank

28,000gns Sportsmans Deal Breaker to Knap

24,000gns Sportsmans Dream Big to Elmscleugh

20,000gns Plasucha Davinci Code to Bluegates, Corbo, Drumadowney, Mainview and Claudy

The 282 Ram Lambs sold averaged a record £5,019.38

At the gimmer sale the evening before a great clearance was achieved with the top price of 5,800gns going to the Knap flock of Robert Cockburn with Vaughan, Partridge Nest, Newcastle being the successful buyer. Sportsmans purchased two gimmers the first at 5,000gns from the Blackstown Flock and then at 4,200gns purchased the leader in the Procters pen. Plasucha lead gimmer made 3,800 to join the Damside Flock of Susan Campbell and Cammeron Jackson.

The 52 gimmers sold to average £1,346.83



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