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Lanark Ewe & Gimmer Sale 2017
26th September 2017

Tuesday 26th September  Blackface Ewes & Gimmers
Lawrie & Symington held their annual sale of Blackface Draft Ewes and Gimmers, where they had forward 4251 head.. In keeping with other centres, the ewes were less money on the year, although the good types still met a sound trade. The gimmers were a strong trade especially for stronger sorts.The gimmer section was topped at £1850 for a pen of 3 from Hugh & Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, purchased by Sam Wallace, Northern Ireland. This was followed at £1350 for a pen of 6 from Alistair McArthur, Nunnerie, purchased by J P Magee, Northern Ireland. Overall the 1145 Gimmers levelled at £150-98 (-£13.42 on the year).
In the Ewe section the sale was topped at £560 for a pen of 10 from J Wight & Sons, Midlock, purchased by David Morrison, Dalwyne. This was followed at £480 for a pen of 10 from MaryMcColl-Smith, Connachan. Overall the 2945 Blackface Ewes averaged £74.92 (-£15.84 on the year).
Top Prices Lanark Ewe & Gimmer Sale 2017
Ewes Top Prices
Midlock (10) £560 to D Morrison, Dalwyne
Connachan (10) £480 to J Harkin, Loughash
Allanfauld (10) £430 to R & N Barclay, Harestone
Midlock (10) £370 to P McGuigan, NI
Milnmark (12) £330 to RD Hodgkiss, West Browncastle
Midlock (20) £300 to R Loughridge, NI
Blackcraig (10) £300 to M Conway, NI
Mitchellhill (5) £260 to J Campbell, Islay
Hartside (6) £250 to M Conway, NI
Midlock (20) £240 to A Campbell, Drimsynie
Blackcraig (10) £220 to RD Hodgkiss, West Browncastle
Glenrath (8) £220 to K McAleer, NI
Allanfauld (10) £200 to R & N Barclay, Harestone
Connachan (11) £190 to I Houston, Girthon
Blackhouse (20) £180 to JB Pate, Toxside
Midlock (15) £160 to K Wilson, Yonderfield
Mitchellhill (5) £155 to E Bowman, Islay
Easter Happrew (7) £150 to Grant Bros, Craigdoo
Midlock (20) £150 to S Mceldowney, NI
Connachan (20) £150 to Cadogan Estates
Greenside (10) £150 to J Harkin, Loughash

Gimmer Top Prices
Auldhouseburn (3) £1850 to S Wallace, NI
Nunnerie (6) £1350 to J P Magee
Midlock (4) £1250 to I & G Davidson, NI
Crossflatt (4) £850 to Campbell, Succcothmore
Nunnerie (3) £600 to M Hamilton, Woolfords
Nunnerie (3) £600 to J McCurdy, NI
Craignell (1) £500 to T Bagan, Waterlands
Connachan (7) £360 to J Fegan, NI
Nunnerie (15) £340 to K Omullan, NI
Nunnerie (6) £330 to P Hockens
Connachan (8) £310 to I Houston, Girthon
Greenside (5) £280 to JFegan, NI
Glenrath (6) £255 to L McEldowney, NI
Nunnerie (15) £245 to JR Kerr, NI
Midlock (10) £220 to JR Kerr, NI
Nunnerie (8) £215 to Thornborrow
Glenrath (6) £210 to Ross, Doune of Glendouglas
Blackcraig (4) £205 to J Hunter, NI
Greenside (5) £200 to J Brennan, NI
Craignell (6) £200 to J Fegan,NI
Midlock (6) £200 to HM & E Macphail
Midlock (10) £200 to E Coyle, NI
Toxside (22) £195 to W Workman, NI
Connachan (9) £185 to E Coyle, NI
Burncastle (25) £184 to Linhope Farms
Gosland (15) £180 to A Ewing, Drumretton
Toxside (20) £178 to M Workman, NI
Burncastle (25) £172 to JG Hamilton, Thurston Mains
Nunnerie (15) £168 to K OMullan, NI
Hill of Errol (5) £165 to J McQuillan, NI

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