Blackface Female Sale – Lanark
Blackface females met a huge demand at the annual show and sale at Lanark, selling to a top of 10,000gns for one from the Loughash flock.
The 33 ewes averaged out at £1712.14, while 54 gimmers levelled at £1172.89.
Below are pictures of the top priced lots, followed by a list of leading prices and buyers. To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales.
Leading prices and buyers:
10,000gns – Loughash, one-crop ewe by £20,000 Auldhouseburn, to V & P Fullerton, Draperstown, NI.
7500gns – Auldhouseburn, gimmer by £75,000 Dalchirla, to V Bull, Waternish, Skye.
5200gns – Dalblair, one-crop ewe by £52,000 Crossflatt, to J Brannigan, Dungannon, NI.
4500gns – Nunnerie, three-crop ewe by £20,000 Auldhouseburn, to D Morrison, Dalwyne, Barr.
4500gns – Crossflatt, gimmer by Tornado, to Pole & Lephinchapel.
4200gns – High Staward, two-crop ewe by £50,000 Crossflatt, to R Flett, Blackpark Croft, Inverness.
4000gns – Calla, two-crop ewe by 1000gns McAleer, to Conway Bros, NI.
3800gns – Midlock, four-crop ewe by £25,000 Crossflatt, to H Brown, Birthwood Farm, Coulter.
3200gns – Dalblair, one-crop ewe by £52,000 Crossflatt, to D Harrison, Annalong, NI.
3000gns – Midlock Glespin, champion, a gimmer by £24,000 Connachan, to Eoin McKenna, Maghera, NI.
2600gns – Loughash, gimmer by £11,000 Nunnerie, to R Cockburn, Hill of Errol, Perth.
2200gns – Hill of Errol, gimmer by a son of £12,000 Crossflatt, to DJ & A O’Mullan, Rasharkin, NI.
2200gns – Dalwyne, res champ, gimmer by Oasis, to Messrs Gallagher, Ballybothie, Eire.
2200gns – Connachan, gimmer by grandson of £38,000 Auchloy, to D MacMullan, Maghera, NI.
2000gns – Dalwyne, gimmer by £22,000 Dalchirla, to Messrs Currie, Islay.
2000gns – Allanfauld, one-crop ewe by £9000 Crossflatt, to G Wallace, Shilnavogie, NI.
2000gns – Crossflatt, three-crop ewe by £24,000 Elmscleugh, to T Muirhead, Orchilmore.
1800gns – Blackhouse, gimmer by £42,000 Glenrath, to Fulton Ronald, Saulmore, Oban.
1600gns – Burncastle, gimmer by £42,000 Glenrath, to Messrs McLean, Largie, Lochgilphead.
1500gns – Midlock, gimmer by £22,000 Lurg, to G Wallace, Shilnavogie.
1500gns – Uppercleugh, gimmer by £8000 Uppercleugh, to Messrs Walker, Crammie.
1500gns – Crossflatt, gimmer by Tornado, to I & G Davidson, Larne.
1400gns – Shawsknowe, gimmer by £10,000 Allanfauld, to DJ & A O’Mullan, NI.
1400gns – Connachan, one-crop ewe by £40,000 Dalchirla, to D Harrison, Annalong, NI.
1300gns – Nunnerie, two-crop ewe by Allanfauld Beast, to Messrs Hamilton, South Cobbinshaw.
1300gns – Aberuchill, gimmer by £12,000 Nunnerie, to I & G Davidson, Larne.
1200gns – Nunnerie, four-crop ewe by £50,000 Dalwyne, to Allanfauld.
1200gns – Lurg, two-crop ewe by Bulletin, to J Harkin, Loughash.
1200gns – Lurg, two-crop ewe by Bulletin, to R Munro, Mull.
1200gns – Williamhope, gimmer by £25,000 Elmscleugh, to Messrs Nicol, Doldy.
1200gns – Kerrycroy, gimmer by £800 Midlock, to J Boswell, Burnhead, Darvel.
1100gns – Dalwyne, gimmer by £8000 Auchloy, to Messrs Watson, Knockburn.
Judged by Derek Brown
Champion – J Wight & Sons, Midlock, with lot 101, a gimmer by £24,000 Connachan.
Reserve – D Morrison, Dalwyne, with lot 13, a gimmer by Oasis (hb son of £52k Crossflatt).
1st – Lot 17 (Midlock)
2nd – Lot 72 (Upper Wellwood)
3rd – Lot 67 (Aberuchill)
4th – Lot 11 (Hill of Errol)
5th – Lot 31 (Allanfauld)
6th – Lot 49 (Lurg)
1st and champ – Lot 101 (Midlock, Glespin)
2nd and reserve champ – Lot 13 (Dalwyne)
3rd – Lot 8 (Hill of Errol)
4th – Lot 7 (Hill of Errol)
5th – Lot 38 (Shawsknowe)
6th – Lot 37 (Shawsknowe)
To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales.