Thursday 16th September – Texel Sheep Sale

Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre

Thursday 16th September

Lawrie and Symington Ltd conducted the Annual Show & Sale of Texel Sheep on behalf of The Scottish Texel Sheep Breeders Club.

At the show prior to the sale the judge Mr Andrew Provan, Parkhall awarded the Championship to a ram lamb from Andrew Hambleton, Merkland, sired by Usk Vale Crackerjack he later sold for 7200gns to Alex & Russell Gray, Langside and Peter & Lynne Gray, Scrogtonhead.

At 2000gns Alan Clark sold his top lamb from his Garngour Flock to PJ Anderton, Seed Lea Farm, Bamber Bridge,  Gordon & David Gray, Ettrick sold their top lamb at 1800gns to a Mark Teew, Holland.

The best from the Teiglum Flock of Andrew Clark sold to 1600gns to Alistair Struthers, Boyleston.

Principle Prices:

Ram Lambs

Dovedale – 7200gns

Garngour – 2000gns, 1100gns

Ettrick – 1800gns, 900gns

Teiglum – 1600gns

Noresk – 1400gns

Cairngryffe – 1100gns

McArthur – 950gns

Easterseat – 900gns

Cambwell – 850gns, 800gns

Strathbogie – 820gns

Sadlerhead – 800gns

Shearling Rams

McArthur – 750gns

Greenfiled – 720gns


Whitlaw – 680gns, 400gns


105 Ram Lambs av £594.90

15 Shearling Rams av £515.20

The firm also conducted the Part Dispersal of the Rusha Flock on behalf of George, Mary and Nicola Gibb.

The sale included the total gimmer flock.

A large attendance of buyers ensured a strong trade throughout with the 46 sold averaged £721.76.

Top price was 1800gns purchased jointly by James Gibb, Toftcombs and Ian Minto, Townhead.  This followed at 1550gns purchased by Kenny Johnstone for the Boghouse Flock.




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