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Lanark Ewe & Gimmer Sale Report 2021

28th September 2021

LANARK - Tuesday 28th September 2021
Lawrie and Symington Ltd held their Annual Sale of 5565 Blackface Ewe & Gimmers also the 2nd sale of Blackface Ewe lambs, 1 Stock Dispersal and 1 Reduction were also forward as well as lowland females and rams in ring 2.

Although there was a distinct lack of Irish buyers present owing to the current export situation, the trade remained buoyant especially for the best end of stock on offer.
The sale topped at £9000 for an outstanding single gimmer from Messrs Blackwood, Auldhouseburn and purchased by Messrs McCurdy, next at £2500 came a pen of 6 Blackface gimmers from Messrs Murray, Crossflatt, selling to Messrs Shaw, Acharonich.

Blackface 5 year old ewes topped at £500 from Messrs Wright, Midlock selling to A Campbell, Ben Nevis followed at £460 from Messrs MacGregor, Allanfauld to Messrs Rankin, Gartachorrans.
Blackface ewe lambs topped at £110 from Messrs H Blackwood, Midtown.

1170 Blackface Ewes averaged £135.69;
791 Blackface Gimmers averaged £190.64;
1497 Blackface Ewe Lambs averaged £61.29

The stock reduction of 183 from Messrs Fleming, Cronberry sold well to average £129.08.
1 Crop £122 2 Crop £152 3 Crop £158, £112 4 Crop £125, £124
The dispersal of 1000 head from Daltallochan Hill also met firm demand for good honest hill sheep.
773 Stock Blackface Ewes averaged £104.54
206 Stock Blackface Gimmers averaged £118.83
188 Stock Blackface Ewe Lambs averaged £60.59

Principal Prices:
Ewes
£500 Midlock to Ben Nevis
£460 Allanfauld to Gartachorrans
£450 Midlock to Ben Nevis
£410 Midlock to Ben Nevis
£410 Midlock to Auldallan
£400 Whelphill to Newhouse
£360 Blackcraig to Halfmark
£300 Milnmark to Upper Cragabus
£300 Aberuchill to Blue Rock
£255 Blackcraig
£240 Allanfauld
£230 Milnmark
£220 Midlock
£210 Dalwyne
£210 Auchenlongford
£200 Dalwyne
£200 Auchenlongford
£200 Blackhouse
£192 Midlock
£185 Midlock
Gimmers
£9000 Auldhouseburn to Carnlough Road
£2500 Crossflat to Acharonich
£1600 Auldhouseburn to Corlacky Road
£680 Glenrath to Stroangassel
£620 Nunnerie to Torr Road
£430 Madrissa to Balgowan
£330 Nunnerie to Succothmore
£320 Crossflat to Blackpark Croft
£300 Crossflat to Blackpark Croft
£300 Greenside to Mulindry
£270 Nunnerie
£260 Nunnerie
£230 Glenrath
£215 Toxside
£200 Greenside
£200 Glenrath
£200 Midlock
£200 Toxside
£200 Midlock
£200 Madrissa
Ewe Lambs
£110 Midtown Cottage
£88 Elvanfoot
£85 Cronberry
£82 Kirkton
£78 Cronberry
£75 Midtown Cottage
£74 Peel
£72 Peel
£71 Cronberry
£69 Glenmanna
£68 Glenmanna
£67 Cronberry
£66 Auchengruith
£66 Dalveen
£65 Mitchellslacks
£64 Cronberry
£64 Cademuir
£63 Penchrise
£62 Haystoun
£62 Glenmanna

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