In-Lamb Blackface – Lanark
Blackface females were in demand at Lanark on Saturday, where 51 lots averaged out at £1644 (up £269 on the year, with only four unsold). The 15 ewes averaged £2317, while gimmers levelled at £1301 for 35 sold and an embryo from Crossflatt sold for £3570.
Trade peaked at 4200gns for an Auldhouseburn gimmer, sired by Bolt and out of a £65,000 Auldhouseburn dam. She sold to Lephinchapel and Pole, carrying twins to £90,000 Blackhouse.
Judge Robert McTaggart’s champion was a four-year-old ewe from Allanfauld. Sired by Tenacious D and carrying twins to The Beast (a son of £25,000 Crossflatt), she sold for 3800gns across the water to D Breslin. Reserve champion went to Midlock’s gimmer, by a home-bred son of £25,000 Nunnerie. At 2800gns, she sold in-lamb to a home-bred son of £50,000 Dalwyne, to Neil and Stuart Barclay, Harestone.
Pictures of the top lots are shown below, followed by a full list of prices and buyers. For the full selection of photographs from the sale, visit the Photosales gallery.
Here is the full list of all lots sold, for full details of breeding view the catalogue.
Lot 1 – Loughash, by £50,000 Pole, 3600gns to EJ MacMillan, Lurg.
Lot 2 – Loughash, by The Buffalo, 4000gns to V Fullerton, Drumard.
Lot 3 – Loughash, by The Buffalo, 2000gns to D Breslin, Cronkeerin, Ardana.
Lot 6 – Marbrack, 400gns to S MacRury, Lewis.
Lot 8 – Allanfauld, by Tenacious D (£3800 Dyke), 3800gns to D Breslin.
Lot 9 – Allanfauld, by £3000 Glenarm, 2600gns to Cadogan Estates.
Lot 10 – Allanfauld, by £6500 Connachan, 1500gns to R & N Barclay, Harestone.
Lot 11 – Allanfauld, by Biffy (son of Tenacious D), 600gns to T Bagan, Waterlands.
Lot 13 – Allanfauld, by £14,000 Nunnerie, 700gns to JA Robertson & Partners, Linthills.
Lot 14 – Dalwyne, by £32,000 Crossflatt, 4000gns to Harkin, Loughash and Gallacher.
Lot 15 – Dalwyne, by £32,000 Crossflatt, 1300gns to W Walker, Cramie.
Lot 16 – Dalwyne, by £32,000 Crossflatt, 2200gns to G Watson, Knockbreck Rd, Straiton.
Lot 17 – Glenrath, by £90,000 Dalchirla, 1100gns to K, A & R Campbell, Drimsynie.
Lot 18 – Grains, by H-B son of Turbo (£25,000 Nunnerie), 650gns to JS Shaw, West Lethans.
Lot 19 – Grains, by £14,000 Dalchirla, 1200gns to G Currie, Upper Craggabus.
Lot 20 – Grains, by Balblythe, 700gns to N MacPhail, Woodside Croft, Mull.
Lot 21 – Netherwood, by £7500 Dalchirla, 1500gns to G Currie.
Lot 22 – Netherwood, by £24,000 Crossflatt, 3200gns to R Loughrey, Limavady.
Lot 23 – Gosland, by £17,000 Dyke, 1000gns to A Williamson, Lewis.
Lot 24 – Gosland, by £17,000 Dyke, 550gns to N MacPhail.
Lot 25 – Gosland, by £14,000 Nunnerie, 350gns to K Kennedy, Lewis.
Lot 26 – Uppercleugh, by £650 Heathermill, 800gns to W Walker, Cramie.
Lot 27 – Uppercleugh, by H-B Kingfisher, 350gns to W Adam, Shankhead, Stirling.
Lot 28 – Uppercleugh, by H-B Kingfisher, 340gns to W Adam.
Lot 29 – Blackhouse, by £55,000 Connachan, 2800gns to Stroanbrack, Donemana.
Lot 30 – Blackhouse, by £13,000 Midlock, 2600gns to G Currie.
Lot 31 – Blackhouse, by £9000 Dalchirla, 700gns to G and L Shearer.
Lot 32 – Blackhouse, by £9000 Dalchirla, 1500gns to C MacGregor.
Lot 33 – Blackhouse, by £2000 Dyke, 500gns to BC Cocker, Knowhead of Auldallan.
Lot 34 – Blackhouse, by son of £55,000 Connachan, 600gns to R Flett, Crakaig, Helmsdale.
Lot 35 – Crimp Cramp, by H-B son of £26,000 Dalchirla, 550gns to T Bagan.
Lot 36 – Crimp Cramp, by £44,000 Crossflatt, 380gns to H MacKay, Lewis.
Lot 37 – Crimp Cramp, by H-B son of The Warrior, 300gns to JS Shaw.
Lot 38 – Lurg, by £18,000 Nunnerie, 2600gns to Harkin, Loughash and C Thornborrow.
Lot 39 – Lurg, by £50,000 Pole, 4000gns to Harkin, Loughash.
Lot 40 – Lurg, by £9000 Lurg, 500gns to McIrvine, Balblythe..
Lot 41 – Crossflatt, by £26,000 Crossflatt, 3000gns to HA Blackwood, Auldhouseburn.
Lot 42 – Crossflatt, by £90,000 Blackhouse, 3400gns to HA Blackwood.
Lot 43 – Auldhouseburn, by Bolt, 4200gns to FDA & D McVicar, Lephinchapel and J Jackson & Son, Pole.
Lot 44 – Auldhouseburn, by Bolt, 2600gns to G & S Watson, Knockbreck Rd, Straiton.
Lot 45 – Midlock, by Blackberry, 1800gns to EM Smith & Sons, Towiemore.
Lot 46 – Midlock, by Blackberry, 850gns to A Smith, Firmuir Avenue, Thornhill.
Lot 47 – Midlock, by Balblythe, 600gns to McIrvine.
Lot 48 – Midlock, by £28,000 Loughash, 1400gns to R & N Barclay.
Lot 49 – Midlock, by H-B son of Dougie £25,000 Nunnerie, 2800gns to R & N Barclay.
Lot 52 – Connachan, by Black Caviar, 800gns to Bowmont, Islay.
Lot 53 – Connachan, by Black Caviar, 600gns to T Rooney, Carmer Rd, Maybridge.
Lot 54 – Connachan, by Son of £5800 Connachan, 500gns to JS Shaw.
Lot 55 – Connachan, by Black Caviar, 650gns to D MacKinnon, Skye.
Lot 56 – Mitchellhill, by £8000 Dyke, 700gns to SP Heads, Aitkenhead.
Lot 57 – Mitchellhill, by £8000 Dyke, 500gns to Bowmont.