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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

Show Results

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

Shearling Ram

1st & Male Champion – W & N Lawrence  600gns

Champion pen of females – W & N Lawrence £175



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