Last Saturday’s sale of Beltex females on behalf of Beltex Scotland at Lanark saw trade peak at 2000gns for a shearling ewes from Neale and Janet McQuiston’s Airyolland flock.
Their sale topper, Airyolland Nadia, is an Airyolland Kingsize daughter out of Airyolland Jenna, a Coningswick Gadfly daughter. She sold in-lamb to 18,000gns sire Dooley Napal and was bought by Robert Wallace, Ballantrae.Following that at 1800gns was a ewe lamb from Richard Wood. This was Kingledores Peggy, an ET bred daughter of Viagrow out of Artnagullion Kyle, a Ulysses-sired dam. She was bought by M R Cropper, Hudhey.Then making 1600gns was the best of the older ewes on offer from the McQuistons. This was Airyolland Joules, a 2005-born Dirk daughter out of Belgian dam Claudia. She was sold in lamb to Dooley Napal and went to Mr Cropper again.Following that at 1500gns was another of the shearlings, this time an Airyolland King of Clubs daughter, Tercrosset Nikki from Thomas and James Whiteford. She is out of Brickrow Kissy, a Cookstown Hamish daughter and sold carrying lambs to Airyolland Nailer and went to W Linton.Then making 1400gns was ewe lamb Airyolland Pretty Peg from the McQuistons. She is an Airyollan Navajo daughter out of Airyolland Kirton Jean, an Airyolland Jackhigh daughter. She was bought by Robert Wallace.
Averages; 11 ewes £518.32, 49 shearling ewes £539.57 (Lawrie and Symington).