NEWSLETTER 31ST JAN

NEWSLETTER 31ST JAN

 

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre Newsletter

 

Monday 29th January

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 578kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 241.7p.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) – 209.5p Westtown. (Light) – 238p Under Shieldhill, 229p Kepscaith, 206p West Dykes. SIM – 193.5p East Merkland. FRIES – 149.5p Millhill, 130p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 250p Heatheryhall, 231p Auchenstarry, 231p Under Shieldhill, 230p Howburn, 204.5p Strawfrank. (Light) – 253p Brockwoodlees, 253p Heatheryhall, 236p Howburn, 236p Kepscaith, 230p Auchenstarry, 210p West Dykes. BB – 250p Brockwoodlees. FRIES – 131.5p South Gilmerton, 125.5p Broadfield.

 

We had forward 80 Cast Cows & Bulls. Lim cow sold to £1295 from Messrs Campbell, Strawfrank Farm, Carstairs.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1295 Strawfrank. SIM - £1205, £1045 & £1025 Meadowflatt. BB - £1035 Flakefield. LUI - £1115 Easter Sills.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 170p Strawfrank. SIM – 165p & 140p Meadowflatt. BB – 150p Flakefield.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £1025 Broadfield, £865 South Gilmerton, £1045 Blackbog. HOL - £1065 Greentowers, £995 Sherriflatts. MONT - £905 Nether Affleck. AYR - £825Craigends, £785 Newlands.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 127p Broadfield, 130p South Gilmerton, 124p Blackbog. HOL – 128p Greentowers, 125p Sherriflatts. AYR – 110p Craigends, 109p Newlands.

 

Cast Bulls

£1290 Drochil Castle.

 

1737 Hoggets averaged 195.7p per kg and sold to 246.4p per kg for 42kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm and to £109.50 for 45kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

 

524 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 186.9p per kg – Top 225.6p per kg for a Texel from J Frame & Co, Birks Farm.

TEX - £88 Birks, £80 Burnhead, £78.50 Newton of Wiston. BEL - £86 Haswellsykes, £83 Bowridge, £82.50 Eastfield, £82 Ingraston. SUFF - £79 Southmains. CHEV - £78.50 Bordlands, £76 Galalaw. S.MULE - £71 Newton. BF - £74 Spango, £72 Netherhill.

 

832 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 203.6p per kg – Top 246.4p per kg for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

TEX - £109.50 Collielaw, £97.50 & £96.50 Muirburn, £96.50 Longford, £95.50 West Glespin.BEL - £103.50 Collielaw, £97 Nether Skellyhill, £94.50 Mid Shawtonhill. SUFF - £91.50 Toxside, £90 Hillend, £90 Blairston Mains. CHEV - £87.50 Laigh Alticane. CHAR - £92 Candermains. S.MULE - £80.50 Ingraston, £78 Spango. BF - £78.50 Boat, £77 Cloverhill.

 

 

 

353 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs av 190.6p per kg – Top 222.3p per kg for a Texel from T W Sanderson, Biggarshiels Mains Farm.

TEX - £105 Collielaw, £104.50 Biggarshiels, £100 Tinto View. BEL - £99.50 & £98.50 Muirburn, £98 Longford. SUFF - £96 Southmains, £95.50 Birks, £94.50 Cairnie. S.MULE - £89.50 Skirling Craigs, £84.50 Boyleston.

 

29 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 162.2p per kg – Top 194.4p per kg for a Beltex from J Goudie, Blairston Mains.

TEX - £103.50 Mayfield, £97.50 Little Kype, £95.50 Little Galla. BEL - £105 Blairston Mains. SUFF - £95.50 Laigh Carnduff, £94.50 Southmains. BF - £89 Toxside, £85.50 & £84 Gosland.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £148.50 Hartside, £138.50 Longford, £135.50 Boghouse, £134.50 Mayfield. SUFF - £114.50 Haughhead, £107.50 Netherholm. SX - £88.50 Howburn, £85.50 Hattonknowe. BEL - £92.50 Westmains, £87.50 Felton. BF - £64.50 Ingraston, £58.50 Wellhead. CHEV - £79.50 Melrose Place, £78.50 Waterloo.

 

Cast Tups

BF - £71.50 Crosswoodhill. TEX - £120.50 Mayfield. BFL - £114.50 Halmyre, £104.50 Skirling Craigs.

 

Dates for your Diary:-

 

Monday 5th February

Weekly sale of Primestock, Cast Cows, Calves

 

Tuesday 6th February at 11am

Sale of 700 Store Cattle

 

Thursday 15th February at 10am (sundries 9.30am)

Sale of Tractors, Vehicles, Implements, Sundries etc

 

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

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