Blackface females hit 5200gns at Lanark
Blackface females met a strong demand at Lanark on Saturday, where the 58 lots averaged out at £1375 (13 ewes at £2213 and 45 gimmers at £1133).
Trade topped at 5200gns for the champion, Ewesain, a one-crop ewe from Ewen Macmillan, Lurg, Fintry, sired by Balliemeanoch Stag and carrying twins to the £50,000 Pole tup. Picked out as best by judge Iain Finlay, Blackcraig, she sold jointly to the Blackcraig and Troloss flocks.
Taking reserve was a gimmer from the Wights’ Crimp Cramp flock. Sired by a home-bred son of a £40,000 Nunnerie and in lamb to the £26,000 Dalchirla, she sold at 2300gns to G Watson, Straiton, Maybole.
Below are pictures of the top priced lots. To see a full selection of pictures taken on the day, see our Photosales section and click on livestock.
Full sale list below. For full breeding details, view the catalogue.
Lot 1 – Crimp Cramp, by h-b son of £40,000 Nunnerie, 2300gns to G Watson, Knockbreck Road, Straiton.
Lot 2 – Crimp Cramp, by h-b son of £90,000 Dalchirla, 500gns to Meggernie Estates, Stirling.
Lot 3 – Crimp Cramp, by £5000 Pole, 600gns to Miss H Leach, Isle of Lewis.
Lot 4 – Arnicle, by £20,000 Auldhouseburn, 3000gns to M McCall Smith, Connachan, Crieff.
Lot 6 – Arnicle, by £27,000 Auldhouseburn, 600gns to I Shaw, Acharonich, Ardfern.
Lot 8 – Gosland, by £950 Milnmark, 650gns to E Macmillan, Lurg, Fintry.
Lot 9 – Gosland, by £950 Milnmark, 320gns to JD Simpson, Hillridge, Biggar.
Lot 10 – Gosland, by £2400 Glen Gatehouse, 550gns to I Shearer, Hillhead of Morinsh, Glenlivet.
Lot 11 – Uppercleugh, by Midlock Jackpot, 600gns to G and L Tod, Balgowan, Arran.
Lot 12 – Uppercleugh, by £8500 Pole, 600gns to J Jackson and Son, Pole, Lochgoilhead.
Lot 15 – Connachan, by £90,000 Dalchirla, 1600gns to Messrs O’Mullan, Rasharkan, Co Antrim.
Lot 17 – Connachan, by Black Caviar, 700gns to D Lennox, Cookstown, NI.
Lot 19 – Connachan, by £35,000 Nunnerie, 500gns to C Phillips, Draperstown, NI.
Lot 20 – Midlock, by Turbo, 2600gns to D Brannagan, Kilcoo, Newry.
Lot 21 – Midlock, by £5000 Blackhouse, 500gns to N MacPhail, Saline, Isle of Mull.
Lot 22 – Midlock, by £90,000 Dalchirla, 1700gns to Glen Prosen Estate, Cormuir.
Lot 23 – Midlock, by Turbo, 850gns to Curran Bros, Culmore, Derry, NI.
Lot 24 – Midlock, by £90,000 Dalchirla, 700gns to A Williamson, South Bragar, Isle of Lewis.
Lot 25 – Midlock, by King Kong, 680gns to C Phillips, Draperstown, NI.
Lot 26 – Midlock, by £5000 Pole, 680gns to G and L Tod, Balgowan, Arran.
Lot 27 – Loughash, by Buffalo, 2000gns to D Breslin, Cronkeerin, Ardara, Co Donegal.
Lot 28 – Loughash, by £42,000 Nunnerie, 2000gns to J Jackson and Son, Pole, Lochgoilhead.
Lot 29 – Loughash, by Son of £42,000 Nunnerie, 3100gns to E Macmillan, Lurg, Fintry.
Lot 30 – Nunnerie, by £20,000 Midlock, 3600gns to FDA and D McVicar, Lephinchapel, Strachur.
Lot 31 – C Thornborrow, by £14,000 Dyke, 1600gns to S and P Heads, Aitkenhead, Fenwick.
Lot 32 – C Thornborrow, by £14,000 Dyke, 1000 to P Jackson, Larriston, Newcastleton.
Lot 33 – Auldhouseburn, by £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 2000gns to T Blacklock, Hawkwood, Strathaven.
Lot 34 – Auldhouseburn, by £55,000 Connachan, 4600gns to RJ Coulson and Son, High Staward, Hexham.
Lot 35 – Auldhouseburn, by £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 2100gns to E Fraser, Balgowan, Laggan.
Lot 36 – Mitchellhill, by £8000 Dyke, 1200gns to Cadogan Estates, Lynemore, Crieff.
Lot 38 – Mitchellhill, by £8000 Dyke, 500gns to N Gunn, Strathy, Sutherland.
Lot 39 – Mitchellhill, by £17,000 Midlock, 700gns to J Campbell and Sons, Succothmore, Strachur.
Lot 40 – Marbrack, by £4000 Dalchirla, 600gns to N Gunn, Strathy, Sutherland.
Lot 42 – R Cockburn, by son of £90,000 Dalchirla, 1600gns to G Watson, Knockbeck Road, Straiton.
Lot 43 – R Cockburn, by grandson of £8500 Crossflat, 350gns to T Blacklock, Hawkwood, Strathaven.
Lot 44 – R Cockburn, by son of Big Man, 500gns to S and A Campbell, Shields, Milton of Campsie.
Lot 45 – R Cockburn, by son of £90,000 Dalchirla, 320gns to W Adam, Shankhead, Stirling.
Lot 46 – Allanfauld, by £17,000 Netherwood, 3200gns to S Wallace, Broughshane, Co Antrim.
Lot 47 – Allanfauld, by £36,000 Drumgrange, 800gns to K Wilson, Yonderfield Cottage, West Kilbride.
Lot 51 – Balliemeanoch, by £2200 Nunnerie, 300gns to S Maginn, Downpatrick, NI.
Lot 53 – Glenrath, by £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 950gns to Glen Prosen Estate, Cormuir.
Lot 54 – Glenrath, by £25,000 Nunnerie, 600gns to LG Luescher, Megdale, Langholm.
Lot 56 – Glenrath, by £8000 Crossflat, 320gns to T Blacklock, Hawkwood, Strathaven.
Lot 57 – Blackhouse, by £55,000 Connachan, 2100gns to J McCurdy, Broughshane, Ballymena.
Lot 58 – Blackhouse, by £55,000 Connachan, 2600gns to G Simpson, Port Ellen, Islay.
Lot 59 – Blackhouse, by £2200 Nunnerie, 850gns to Cadogan Estates, Lynemore, Crieff.
Lot 60 – Blackhouse, by son of £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 850gns to G Watson, Knockbreck Road, Straiton.
Lot 61 – Blackhouse, by son of £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 720gns to G Currie, Upper Craggabus, Port Ellen, Islay.
Lot 62 – Grains, by £5000 Blackhouse, 3000gns to G Currie, Upper Craggabus.
Lot 63 – Grains, by £28,000 Dyke, 750gns to R Hayes, Plumbridge, Omagh.
Lot 64 – Grains, by grandson of Big Al, 550gns to K MacKinnon, Ballyvoulin, Glenfruin.
Lot 65 – Grains, by £5000 Elmscleugh, 750gns to N MacPhail, Woodside Croft, Isle of Mull.
Lot 66 – Lurg (champion), by Balliemeanoch Stag, 5200gns to Troloss and Blackcraig.
Lot 67 – Lurg, by Highland Storm, 1900gns to Glen Prosen Estate.
Lot 68 – Lurg, by Highland Storm, 800gns to P Jackson, Larriston, Newcastleton.
Lot 69 – Easter Happrew, by son of £65,000 Auldhouseburn, 800gns to G Currie, Upper Craggabus.
Lot 70 – Easter Happrew, by £26,000 Crossflat, 580gns to A Williamson, Isle of Lewis.
Lot 71 – Easter Happrew, by £26,000 Crossflat, 350gns to LA MacLean and Sons, Knock, Isle of Mull.