The annual multi-flock offering of
All three gimmers were by Craighead Masterpiece – the successful son of Tophill Landmark. First at 5500gns was out of an Ettrick King of Diamonds ewe and in-lamb to Haddo Odds On. The buyer was C J Mallaber,
Sharing the 5500gns top price was a gimmer claimed by Alastair Beaton,
Two buyers shared the 5000gns price-tag when Robert Cockburn, Crieff and Kerr Jarvie,
The second Grougfoot gimmer at 2800gns went to Alastair Beaton and was out of a ewe by Clinterty Impressive. She was also in-lamb to Outsmart.
A gimmer by Cornerstone Isaac from the Watchknowe flock consignment of Jim Warnock made 2400gns to C J Mallaber. She was in-lamb to Milestonehill (THIS IS CORRECT).
Best for T and A Laird’s Cambwell flock at Biggar was a 2300gns call from Andy Ryder,
Mr Hardy-Bishop, Jedburgh gave 2000gns for another Cambwell gimmer by Laird. She is in-lamb to Straidarran Obama. Matching the bid was Steven Harrison to take a Craighead gimmer by Masterpiece and in-lamb to Odds On.
Flock averages: Cambwell – 14 at £723; Ettrick – 14 at £585; Garngour – six at £533; Teiglum – six at £467; Turin – eight at £315; Grougfoot – 20 at £872; Watchknowe – 16 at £597;Craighead – 46 at £813. (Lawrie and Symington).