Posted: 16th September
Lawrie and Symington Ltd, Lanark held the Annual Sale of 106 Border Leicester Sheep with a good attendance of buyers, a good trade prevailed throughout the sale.
The sale was topped at £2000 on three occasions, the first was from the Knockglass flock of John Barrowman. A son of Drennans Class Act he was purchased by Alex and Sandy Watson for their Intock flock. The second lamb to make the £2000 figure was another from the Knockglass flock, this was purchased by Summerfield Holsteins, Whitmore. The final lamb to realise £2000 was from Duncan Whytes, Mearns flock with Pete Brown, Bonniebraes and Tom Tennant securing this son of Muirmouth Morelos.
The female section saw 100% clearance with many buyers going home empty handed. Messrs Howie, Lyham sold the top two prices of £1600 and £1200 with F & R Farms, Ravenstoredale purchasing them both.
£2000 - Knockglass to Watson, Intock
£2000 - Knockglass to Summerfield Holsteins
£2000 - Mearns to Bonniebraes and West Forth
£1700 - Kininmonth to Bonniebraes, West Forth and Millmoor
£1200 - Alticane to Elsrickle Mains
£1100 - Clola to R Hartshorn
£1000 – Intock to Mearns
£900 – Didcot to Muirmouth
£1600 - Lyham to F & R Farms, Cumbria
£1200 – Lyham to F & R Farms, Cumbria
£600 - Springview to J Buchanan, Crieff
£950 – Kilphin to Penney
£850 - West Forth to R Morton, Stobilee
£850 - West Forth to E Palmer, Worthing
£700 - Didcot to A Grant, Anstruther
65 Ram Lambs av £507.19
10 Gimmers av £550
19 Ewe Lambs av £478.47