SUFFOLK SUPREMES – Friday 24th November 2023

Lanark welcomed back the Suffolk Supremes for their Second Sale of In-Lamb Females and Empty Ewe Lambs with 70 heads on offer and an excellent clearance of sold to average £750.49 and selling to a top of 1,900gns with bidding coming from both the live ring and online via Marteye.

Top price of 1,900gns was achieved for Messrs Gibb, Cairnton for their Bridgeview Belvenie sired Ewe Lamb who is out of a Millhouse Remarkable homebred daughter. She now heads home with Messrs Barkley, Blackbrae flock after a phone bid frenzy.

Closing following her, was the Gimmer from Messrs Scott, Strathview which realised 1,800gns. A daughter of Bridgeview Bill, she sold to Messrs Robetson, Mid Linthills, Lochwinnoch carrying twins to Forkins Faultless.

1,600gns was realised twice. Firstly for a Gimmer from Messrs Christie, Westcarse, a daughter of Muirton Double Diamond, she sold carrying a single to the retained sire, Westcarse Immaculate and heads north to Messrs Henderson, North Inchmichael at Perth.

Messrs Gibb, Cairton was back in the headlines with his second ewe lamb entry at 1,600gns. This time sired by Frongoy Firepower, and out of a Cairness Agent sired homebred dam.

A worth while trip for Messrs Douglas, Cairness with his consignment topping at 1,200gns for a Cairness McCoy sired Gimmer carrying Twins by the Cairton Ninety Nine.  She also headed home with Messrs Robertson.

Topping the Aged Ewes at 1,100gns was Messrs Craft, Lakeview with a 2016-born Solwaybank sired Ewe carrying a single to Ballynacannon Playboy. She herself is a previous RHASS Breed Champion and sold online heading across to Northern Ireland to Messrs Garland, Aghafad flock.

Also selling for 1,100gns was a Gimmer from Messrs Douglas, Cairness. Sired by Cairness Mike Tyson, she sold due twins to Cairnton Ninety-Nine. She heads to Ayrshire with Messrs Duckworth, Floors Farming.

Other Top Prices:

Aged Ewes –

1,00gns from Cairness to Messrs Paterson, Snakey

1,000gns from Harpercroft to Messrs Tait, Lower Bu

850gns from Lakeview to Messrs Sloan, Rigghead

Gimmers –

1,000gns from Pennan to Messrs Scott, Strathview

750gns (twice) from Cairton to Messrs McLean, Heatherknowe and Messrs Duckworth, Floors

750gns from Harpercroft to Miss A Fleming, Lethame

Ewe Lambs –

1,000gns from Westcarse to Messrs McMillan, Westmore

950gns from Westcarse to Messrs Roberton, Mid Linthills

750gns from Harpercroft to Messrs Bachelor, Stoneyraikes


61 Overall to average £750.49 (70 forward)

16 Aged Ewes to average £666.09 (17 forward)

37 Gimmers to average £734.13 (44 forward)

8 Ewe Lambs to average £993.56 (9 forward)

Lot 1025 Cairnton Ewe Lamb Top Price 1900gns