Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre Newsletter
Monday 15th January
A top price of 252p per kg was realised for a 542kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 242p.
LIM Blks: (Heavy) – 218p Hill, 209p Westtown. (Light) – 232p Hill, 207p Westtown. FRIES – 159.5p Millhill, 121.5p Westtown.
LIM Hfrs: (Heavy) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 234p Howburn, 230p Auchenstarry. (Light) – 252p Brockwoodlees, 234p Auchenstarry, 234p Howburn.
We had forward 105 Cast Cows & Bulls.
Beef Cow per Head
LIM - £1155 Kepscaith, £1115 Nether Abington, £1195 South Flakefield, £1195 Dreva. SIM - £1185 Stramulloch, £1145 Easter Sills. AA - £1005 Netherhill, £1085 Wiston. HER - £1135 Easter Sills, £1155 Wiston.
Beef Cow per Kilo
LIM – 162p Kepscaith, 151p Nether Abington, 162p South Flakefield. SIM – 145p Stramulloch. AA – 140p Netherhill. HER – 130p Easter Sills.
Dairy Cow per Head
FR - £845 South Gilmerton, £1085 Harelaw. HOL - £925 South Gilmerton, £945 Greentowers, £955 Netherholm.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
FR – 117p South Gilmerton, 125p Harelaw. HOL – 123p South Gilmerton, 113p Greentowers.
CHAR - £1290 Birkenhead.
1634 Hoggets averaged 183.4p per kg and sold to 234.5p per kg for a 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke, and to £100.50 for a 45kg Texel again from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.
60 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 143.9p per kg – Top 185.5p per kg for Beltex from B & E Dickie, Spango.
TEX - £54.50 Goodsburn. BEL - £57.50 Spango, £56.50 Howes Way. BF - £54 Spango.
400 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 174.1p per kg – Top 222.4p per kg for a Beltex from T & E Dunn, Jeanfield.
TEX - £80.50 Townfoot, £76.50 Hill (Cumnock), £72.50 West Glespin. BEL - £84.50 Jeanfield, £80 & £74 Hill (Cumnock), £74 Sunnyside. SUFF - £70 Dykehole. CHEV - £72 Townfoot. BF - £75 Hartside, £66.50 Netherhill. ROUS - £78.50 Chesterhall Parks.
919 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 190.3p per kg – Top 234.5p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.
TEX - £100.50 & £98.50 Collielaw, £93.50 Muirburn, £93.50 Hill (Strathaven). BEL - £98.50 Collielaw, £92.50 Muirburn, £92.50 Longford. SUFF - £88 Ainville, £85 Sornfallow, £83 Couplaw. CHEV - £79.50 Sornfallow, £74.50 Smiddyhill. CHAR - £82.50 Sornfallow, £79 Altarstone. S.MUL - £77 Spango, £71.50 Little Gala. BF - £78.50 Boat, £74 Smiddyhill, £72 Cloverhill.
222 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av178.1p per kg – Top 212p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.
TEX - £97.50 Collielaw, £93.50 Muirburn, £93.50 Northflatt. BEL - £96.50 Cloverhill, £95.50 Longford, £91.50 Felton. SUFF - £87.50 Galalaw, £85.50 Hill, £85 Couplaw. CHAR - £85.50 Oldhill. S.MUL - £78 Haininghead. BF - £76 Smiddyhill.
30 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 133.5p per kg – Top 177.4p per kg for a Texel from E Hamilton & Partners, Gilmeadowland.
TEX - £94 Gilmeadowland. SUFF - £89.50 Leadburnlea, £85.50 Southmains.
Cast Ewes TEX - £114.50 Drumalbin, £94.50 Westerhouse, £90.50 Jeanfield, £89.50 Whitesykes. SUFF - £80 Hillend, £79.50 Gilmeadowland. GF - £72.50 Wester House, £68.50 Southmains. BF - £52.50 Crookboat, £45.50 Gascoigne. CHEV - £64.50 & £61.50 Kinnox.
Cast Rams TEX - £98.50 Ainville, £88.50 Gascoigne. SUFF - £80 Hillend. BF - £54.50 Mitchellhill, £53.50 Auchenlongford. CHEV - £67.50 Kinnox.
Dates for your Diary:-
Monday 22nd January
Weekly sale of Prime Stock, Cast Cows and Calves
Tuesday 23rd January at 11.00 a.m.
Sale of 750 Store Cattle
Wednesday 31st January
Supplementary Implement Sale
(due to severe weather on our first sale of the year we have decided to hold a sale on this date)
Thursday 1st February at 10.30am
Sale of Poultry etc
Entries close Wednesday 24th January
Saturday 24th February
Annual Show and Sale of in-lamb Blackface females
Entries close Friday 16th February
Entry forms from Aileen McFadzean (01738 634018)
Lightweight Lambs required on weekly basis contact Brian Ross (07774124361) or Gregor Brodie (07342884967)
Lawrie & Symington, Lanark Agricultural Centre, Hyndford Road, Lanark, ML11 9AX
Tel: 01555 662281 Fax: 01555 665100/665638