Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre Newsletter
Monday 22nd January
A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 526kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, and purchased by S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 243.6p per kg.
LIM Blk: (Heavy) – 232p Hill, 216p Westtown. FRIES – 161.5p West Backs, 140p Westtown. LIM Hfr: (Heavy) – 251p Heatheryhall, 250p Brockwoodlees, 228p East Millrigg. (Light) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 242p Heatheryhall. BB – 246p Brockwoodlees, 243p East Millrigg. Young Bulls LIM – 200p Cowford.
We had forward 70 Cast Cows. Lim cow sold to £1455 or 164p from Messrs J & R Shanks, West Glespin Farm, Douglas. Beef Cow per Head LIM - £1455 & £1425 West Glespin. Beef Cow per Kilo LIM – 164p West Glespin. Dairy Cow per Head FR - £905 Greentowers, £835 Roadhead, £845 Hawksland, £825 Boghall. HOL - £805 Wolfclyde, £945 East Brackenridge, £855 South Gilmerton. AYR - £795 Gartvaigh, £755 Swaites. Dairy Cow per Kilo FR – 109p Greentowers, 118p Roadhead. HOL – 117p Wolfclyde, 122p East Brackenridge. AYR – 109p Gartvaigh. Also forward were 20 calves at our fortnightly sale. Top price for the day was achieved by Messrs Struthers, Moatmains Farm, at £270 for a AAx Heifer. Other Top Prices £240, £220(Three Times), Montbeliarde x Bull – Moatmains. £170 (Three Times), £160 AA x Heifer – Carscallan. £75, £70 (Twice), HF Bull – Broadfield.
Next sale is on the 5th February, please contact Peter Campbell for more information on 07780 474095.
1252 Hoggets averaged 193.2p per kg and sold to 237.8p per kg for 45kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. 75 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 145.9p per kg – Top 191.4p per kg for a Texel from T Dunbar, Stepends Farm. TEX - £53 Stepends. BF - £48.50 Smiddyhill. GOAT - £55.50 Smiddyhill. 256 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 186.2p per kg – Top 208.1p per kg for a Beltex from W McGregor & Son, Eastlaw Farm. TEX - £80 Hillend, £78.50 Kilwhipnach, £77 Dykehead. BEL - £78 Smiddyhill,£77.50 Newton, £77 Stramulloch, £77 Eastlaw. SUFF - £72.50 Yardbent. CHEV - £71 Newton. BF - £74.50 Boat, £69 Dykehead. 734 Standard Lambs(39.1-45kgs) av 201.1p per kg - Top 237.8p per kg for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm. TEX - £99.50 Collielaw, £95 Hillend, £93 Ainville, £90.50 Hill. BEL - £107 & £96.50 Collielaw, £95.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £94 Biggarshiels. SUFF - £87 Grangehall, £86 Newton, £85.50 Oldhill. CHEV - £81.50 Laigh Alticane, £80 Greentowers. CHAR - £85.50 Heatheryhall, £80 Newton. DU TEX - £106.50 Collielaw. 187 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 185.6p per kg – Top 226.6p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm. TEX - £106.50 Collielaw, £104.50 Laigh Alticane, £99.50 Westtown. BEL - £102.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £99.50 Muirburn, £97 Ingraston. SUFF - £96 Westtown, £92.50 Smiddyhill, £92 Stramulloch. Cast Ewes TEX - £149.50, £144.50 & £131.50 Hallhill, £122.50 Greenbank. SUFF - £79.50 Muirhouse. GF - £80.50 & £73.50 Biggarshiels. BF - £52.50 Crosswoodhill, £49.50 Robiesland. CHEV - £81.50 Hallhill, £77.50 Muirhouse.
Tuesday 23rd January
L & S had forward 803 Store Cattle at their second January Sale of 2018. 388 Blks sold to a top of 271.7p for a CHx off of Lee Meadow to av 219.7p. 345 Hfrs sold to a top of 240.4p for a LIMx off of Westoun to av 212.3p. 70 Dairy Blks sold to a top of 198.3p for a B.SWISS Blk off of Hills of Dalserf to av 147.6p.
Blks Price per Head Under 250kg: £480 East Crookedstone. 251-300kg: £770 Whitehill, £520 Crookedstone.
301-350kg: £940 Lee Meadow, £850 Halmyre Mains, £800 Bordlands. 351-400kg: £990 South Carnduff, £940 Bordlands, £920 Hills of Dalserf, £920 Lee Meadow. 401-450kg: £1120 Greenfield, £1100 Lawhead - Tarbrax, £1065 Craighead. 451-500kg: £1175 Bankhead, £1130 Hole of Kilncadzow, £1120 Darnhall Mains, £1120 Bankhead. 501-550kg: £1250 Netherurd Mains, £1220 Broomhill, £1200 Darnhall Mains. 551-600kg: £1340 Over Quarter, £1290 Darnhall Mains, £1245 & £1235 Handaxwood. 601kg+: £1325 Dykeneuk, £1310 Netherurd Mains, £1220 Handaxwood. Blks Price per Kilo Under 250kg: 212.4p East Crookedstone. 251-300kg: 261.9p Whitehill. 301-350kg: 271.7p Lee Meadow, 248.5p & 245.2p Halmyre Mains, 236.4p Bordlands. 351-400kg: 252.8p West Millrigg, 247.5p South Carnduff, 240.8p Lee Meadow. 401-450kg: 262.4p Scrogton, 248.9p Greenfield, 244.4p Lawhead – Tarbrax. 451-500kg: 238.2p Ladyurd, 235.9p Bankhead, 234.4p Hole of Kilncadzow. 501-550kg: 230.8p Darnhall Mains, 228.9p Netherurd Mains, 228p Hamildean. 551-600kg: 227.1p Over Quarter, 224p Darnhall Mains, 220.2p Hamildean. 601+kg: 214.1p Netherurd Mains, 204.5p Dykeneuk.
Hfrs Price per Head Under 250kg: £400 Drumboy. 251-300kg: £570 Forrestfield, £570 Whitehill. 301-350kg: £765 West Millrigg, £755 Whitehill, £735 West Millrigg. 351-400kg: £900 West Millrigg, £880 Hills of Dalserf, £880 Weston. 401-450kg: £1015 Ladyurd, £990 Blackhill, £980 South Carnduff. 451-500kg: £1090 Sandilands, £1090 Burnton, £1080 Darnhall Mains, £1075 Ladyurd. 501-550kg: £1215 Darnhall Mains, £1190 Hamildean, £1160 East Forth, £1160 Netherurd Mains. 551-600kg: £1170 Burnton, £1150 Barr, £1150 Burnton. Hfrs Price per Kilo 251-300kg: 224.4p Whitehill. 301-350kg: 233.2p West Millrigg, 221.2p West Blackmoss, 219.5p Whitehill. 351-400kg: 240.4p Weston, 234.4p West Millrigg, 231.1p Greenbank. 401-450kg: 232.8p Ladyurd, 229.8p Weston, 224.9p Craighead. 451-500kg: 230.9p Sandilands, 227.1p Cuttlehill, 225p Darnhall Mains. 501-550kg: 223.4p Darnhall Mains, 223.1p Netherurd Mains, 219.6p Hamildean. 551-600kg: 208.3p Barr, 207.6p Burnton. B/W Price per Head
£940 Over Kypeside. £900 Dykeneuk. £820 Couch. £800 Hawksland. B/W Price per Kilo 198.3p Hills of Dalserf. 193.4p Over Kypeside. 172.4p Hawksland.
Dates for your Diary:-
Monday 29th January
Weekly sale of Primestock, Cast Cows
Wednesday 31st January at 10am
Supplementary implement sale (sundries 9.30am)
(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
Tuesday 6th February
Sale of Store Cattle
Saturday 24th February
Annual Show and Sale of in-lamb Blackface females
Entries close Friday 16th February
Entry forms from Aileen McFadzean (01738 634018)
To Let Privately
Grazings in Wiston/Biggar area
286 acres hill and 37 acres in bye grazing
Contact Brian Ross - (07774 124361)
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