Saturday 24 February, 2024

Ewe lamb tops Lanark Suffolk Supreme sale

A ewe lamb from Messrs Gibb, Cairnton, led the trade at 1,900gns at the Suffolk Supremes sale of pedigree females at Lanark

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The top price ewe lamb at 1,900gns
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The top price ewe lamb at 1,900gns

The Bridgeview Belvenie daughter out of a Millhouse Remarkable sired home-bred dam sold to Messrs Barkley, Blackbrae flock, Ballymena.

Next, at 1,800gns, was a gimmer by Bridgeview Bill from Messrs Scott, Strathview, which sold, carrying twins to Forkins Faultless, to Messrs Robertson, Lochwinnoch.

A gimmer by Muirton Double Diamond, carrying a single to Westcarse Immaculate, from Messrs Christie, Westcarse, sold for 1,600gns to Messrs Henderson, Perth.

Making the same money was another ewe lamb from Messrs Gibb, this time by Frongoy Firepower and out of an Cairness Agent sired dam.

The consignment from Messrs Douglas, Cairness, topped at 1,200gns for a Cairness McCoy sired gimmer, in-lamb with twins to Cairton Ninety Nine, which also went home with Messrs Robertson.

Topping the aged ewes at 1,100gns was Messrs Craft, Lakeview, with a 2016-born, Solwaybank sired daughter carrying a single to Ballynacannon Playboy, which was a previous Royal Highland Show breed champion. It sold online to Messrs Garland, Aghafad flock, Northern Ireland.

Also selling for 1,100gns was a gimmer from Messrs Douglas, Cairness, by Cairness Mike Tyson and carrying twins to Cairnton Ninety-Nine, which was knocked down to Messrs Duckworth, Floors Farming, Ayrshire.

 Averages: Overall, 61 head, £750.49; 16 aged ewes, £666.09; 37 gimmers,  £734.13; 8 ewe lambs, £993.56.

 

 Auctioneers: Lawrie and Symington.

 

 

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