Lleyn trade up £15 a head on the year at Stirling


Stirling 2012 - 2nd prize shlgs from H Goldie sell for £190 web.jpgLleyn ewe lambs were up  £15 a head on the year at Stirling yesterday, selling at an average £122.


B Walling t/a Farmstock Genetics, of Selkirk topped the section with £130/head, £120/head and £100/head all selling to L Borthwick and Son, Ayrshire.  The second prize pen from H Gillan, Cupar sold for £125/head to the same buyer.


In the shearling ewe section Hamish Goldie of Ruthwell topped with £190/head to S and J Corcoran, Newton Stewart and £180/head to J and H Clark, Lanark.  Messrs Goldie of Orchard Lleyn, Dumfries then sold a pen for £175/head to I Quigley, Dumfries.


J K Goldie topped the ram section with 500gns when selling to Clark Farms, Curluke.  Messrs Goldie of Orchard Lleyn were next with 450gns to I Quigley, Dumfries.  Farmstock Genetics, H Goldie and Laga Farms Ltd all realised 400gns for rams.


Averages: Ewe lambs , £122; Shearling ewes, £141; Rams, £375.90 (United Auctions)