Lanark Society Sale 16th September 2020

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.

PRINCIPAL PRICES:-

RAM LAMBS

£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

GIMMERS

£1600 - Lyham to F & R Farms, Cumbria

£1200 – Lyham to F & R Farms, Cumbria

£600 - Springview to J Buchanan, Crieff

EWE LAMBS

£950 – Kilphin to Penney

£850 - West Forth to R Morton, Stobilee

£850 - West Forth to E Palmer, Worthing

£700 - Didcot to A Grant, Anstruther

AVERAGES

65 Ram Lambs av £507.19

10 Gimmers av £550

19 Ewe Lambs av £478.47

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