A new female record of £16,000 for a Blackface was achieved at Lanark when a gimmer from Hugh and Alan Blackwood, Auldhouseburn, Muirkirk, sold to Messrs Kofali Hot Nuts, London.

The gimmer, a daughter of a £160,000 Elmscleugh, is bred from a ewe by a £160,000 Dalchirla.

For full report, see this week's Scottish Farmer.