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Lanark Ewe Sale Report 2020

29th September 2020

Lawrie & Symington
Lanark Ewe & Gimmer Sale  29th September 2020
1810 BF Ewes aver £130.13 (up £25.50); 928 BF Gimmers aver £215.76 (up £64.19)

A tremendous show of ewes and gimmers forward at the annual sale at Lanark Mart saw a breed record broken when Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, Muirkirk sold a single gimmer for £16,000 . This daughter of £160,000 Elmscleugh and out of a £160,000 Dalchirla ewe was sold to Huseyin Kofali, a new breed enthusiast. Auldhouseburn also received £4000 for their next gimmer, bred the same way, she also went to Mr Kofali. Next top in the gimmers was Glenrath farms who sold a pen of three for £1300, heading off to Graham Wallace, Shilnavogie, NI. £1200 was received by John Murray, Crossflatt from John MacPherson, Balliemeanoch for a pen of five gimmers.

Muirkirk breeders were also to the fore in the ewe trade, when the top pen of ewes from Eoin Blackwood & sister Kirstyn from Dalblair made £750. This pen of seven ewes were sold to William Stevenson, Balrazzie. The next top pen of ewes came from Archie & John MacGregor, Allanfauld, selling at £620 to L McEldowney, NI.
Top Prices:-

Ewes
£750 Dalblair to Balrazzie
£620 Allanfauld to L McEldowney
£600 Dalblair to D Harrison
£520 Blackhouse to B McAlister
£480 Midlock to Lurg
£440 Connachan to Alexander
£420 Midlock to P McGuigan
£360 Upper Cleugh to C Toner
£300 Midlock to A Campbell
£300 Blackcraig to M Conway
£260 Craigdarroch to Windhill
£260 Midlock to A Campbell
£260 Upper Cleugh to C Phillips
£250 Mitchellslacks to W McCann
£250 Midlock to Auchnafree
£230 Craig to Windhill

Gimmers
£16,000 Auldhouseburn to Kofali Hot Nuts
£4000 Auldhouseburn to Kofali Hot Nuts
£1300 Glenrath to G Wallace
£1200 Crossflatt to Balliemeanoch
£950 Nunnerie to A Plant
£900 Nunnerie to A Plant
£800 Greenside to I & G Davidson
£650 Glenrath to D OMullan
£620 Shawsknowe to Balliemenaoch
£520 Midlock to C Phillips
£500 Hartside
£500 Upper Cleugh to Auchnafree
£500 Glenrath to Kepculloch
£500 Hill of Errol to Cairncross Farm
£500 Nunnerie to J Fegan
£500 Shawsknowe to Merkland
£460 Nunnerie to K McAleeer
£440 Shawsknowe to A Scott
£420 Marbrack to A McCullough
£360 Nunnerie to J Fegan
£360 Midlock to B Reive
£360 Midlock to L McEldowney
£350 Hill of Errol to G Morgan
£350 Marbrack to A McCullough
£340 Glenrath to Percival Cottage
£320 Upper Cleugh to A McCullough
£300 Upper Cleugh to P McCune
£230 Blackhouse to Crosshouse
£230 Harestone to W McCann
£220 Connachan to N Murray

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