Thainstone Sale Wednesday 9th September 2015
W & N Lawrence of Blackpots, Auchnagatt, Ellon has scooped the ‘Champion Male’ and ‘Champion Pen of Females’ titles at today’s Lleyn sheep show at Thainstone.
The show and sale - run by Aberdeen & Northern Marts (part of the ANM Group) in conjunction with the Lleyn Sheep Society Ltd – took place on Wednesday 9 September at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
Judge – Emma Cowie (Messrs Cowie, Carlingcraig, Fortrie, Turriff) – awarded the trophy to Lawrence for his champion ram, which sold for 600gns to G A Munro, Sandlea, Sandwick, Shetland. Lawrence then went on to receive the trophy for champion pen of five females, which sold for £175 per head to the judge.
Commenting on the show and sale, Aberdeen & Northern Marts auctioneer, Finlay P McIntyre, said: “A good show of females met a sound trade. Rams met a selective demand.”
Shearling Gimmers (162)to £140 av. £121.51 (+£25 on the year)
Ewe lambs (30) av. £ to £135
Ewes (5) to £112
Rams (7) to 650gns av. £395.71
Judge: Mrs Emma Cowie
Pen of Five Shearling Gimmers
1st W & N Lawrence £175
2nd L Cruden, £130
3rd D & B Henderson, £128
Pen of Five Ewe Lambs
1st W & N Lawrence £135
2nd J Riddell & Co £92
3rd D & B Henderson £85
1st & Male Champion – W & N Lawrence 600gns
Champion pen of females – W & N Lawrence £175