Sat 20 September [Store Cattle Sale]

Store Cattle Sale

Sale Date: Sat 20 September

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 502 Store Cattle and Suckled Calves.

The overall Champion in the yard today was a 555kg Charolais Bullock from Messrs W.N. Lindsay, Cairnleith and realised £1350 to Margaret Wilson, Greenhead.  


The Show was kindly sponsored by George Anderson & Son, Upper Muirhouse, Wishaw and judged by Mr. Andrew Steel, Craignathro. Trade on the day for stores was keenly bid for by purchasers from all over the country which left vendors going home happy.


Top Price per cattle was £1420 for a Charolais X Bullock scaling 635kg from The Firm of W. Mather & Sons, Shandford or to 275.7p for a 370kg Limousin Heifer from Messrs McDiarmid Bros., Ben Lawers.


Leading Prices per kg for Bullocks.  -  Lim 252p Ben Lawers; Lim X 249.4p Glenkilrie Ptnshp; Char.X 247.6p Cairnleith; AA 243.8p Newbigging of Craighall; Cont. 238.2p Woodhill Farms; Char. 231.4p Shandford.


Leading Prices per kg. for Heifers  -  BB 258.8p Cairnleith; Lim 250p Mains of Creuchies; Lim.X 246.2p Glenkilrie Ptnshp; Cont. 242.6p New Bourtreebush; AA 236.4p Newbigging of Craighall; Char. 267.7p Runavey.


Leading Prices per head for Bullocks. -  Lim £1380 The Goddens; Char £1300 Cairnleith; Lim. £1300 Glenkilrie Ptnshp; Cont. £1290 Crossbog; Char. £1180 Shandford; AA £1160 Wester Keillor; AA.X £1110 The Goddens; Here.X £1050 East Gallaberry; Fries. £860 East Gallaberry (Dumfries).


Leading Prices per head for Heifers. - Lim. £1160 Glenkilrie and Strone; Lim.X £1150 Mains of Creuchies; Cont. £1140 Newton of Crathie; Sim. £1130 Hunthill Estate; BB £1130 Cairnleith; Short. £1110 West Pilmore; Char. £1090 Wintermuir