Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre Newsletter
Monday 5th February
A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 570kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by Hugh Black & Sons Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 238.2p per kg. LIM Blk (Heavy) – 216p Canderside. (Light) – 226p Canderside, 208p West Dykes. FRIES - 147.5p Millhill. LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 244p Auchenstarry, 234p Canderside, 232p East Millrigg, 226p Howburn, 222p Under Shieldhill. (Light) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 246p Heatheryhall, 238p Howburn, 230p Under Shieldhill. BB – 247p Brockwoodlees, 244p Heatheryhall, 228p East Millrigg, 227p Auchenstarry, 207.5p Carlindean. CHAR – 224p Mackieshill. Young Bulls - 202p Skirling Craigs.
We had forward 92 Cast Cows. Lim cows sold to £1355 or 180p from Messrs Walker, Netherurd Mains Farm, Blyth Bridge.
Beef Cow per Head LIM - £1305 Corramore, £1355 & £1065 Netherurd Mains, £1015 Hardgatehead, £1035 Crookboat, £1085 East Millrigg. BB - £1035 Biggarshiels Mains. AA - £1295 & £1205 Traquair Knowe. Beef Cow per Kilo LIM – 180p Corramore. BB – 134p Biggarshiels Mains. AA – 136p Traquair Knowe. Dairy Cow per Head HOL - £905 Greentowers, £895 Park, £965 Over Dalserf, £995 Quothquan Mill. FR - £955 Muldron, £875 South Gilmerton, £895 Mid Hartwood. Dairy Cow per Kilo HOL – 118p Greentowers, 119p Park, 120p Over Dalserf, 127p Quothquan Mill. FR – 128p Muldron, 122p South Gilmerton. Cast Bulls AA - £1270 Garvald Home Farm. Also forward were 30 calves at our fortnightly sale, topped by a superb BRBx bull from Firm of W Lennox, Netherholm Farm, selling for £380. Other Leading Prices Bulls £340, £325 & £310 AAx Moatmains, £295 SMx Silvermuir, £140 & £130 HF West Brackenridge, £190 MOx Moatmains. Heifers £270 & £260 AAx Moatmains, £260 SMx Silvermuir, £250 SMx Heatheryhall. Next sale is on 12th February, and thereafter every fortnight. Please contact Peter Campbell for more information 07780 474095.
2353 Hoggets averaged 192p per kg and sold to 256p per kg for a 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, and to £107 for a 42kg Texel from the same vendor. 840 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 182p per kg – Top 237p per kg for a Suffolk x from MG Masterton, Burnetland. TEX - £85.50 Threestanes, £84.50 Low Polquheys. BEL - £83.50 Birks. SUFF - £90 Burnetland. S.MULE - £76 West Mains. BF - £79.50 & £77.50 Dykehole. 1099 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 202p per kg – Top 256p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw. TEX - £102 East Cauldcoats, £101.50 Muirburn. BEL - £100.50 Muirburn, £99.50 Longford. SUFF - £90 Dykehole, £89.50 Netherurd. CHEV - £90.50 Bengal, £87.50 Boat. S.MULE - £87.50 Herbertshaw, £85.50 Burnetland. BF - £84 Netherhill, £83.50 Cloverhill, £82.50 Spango. 221 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 193p per kg – Top 256p per kg for a Texel from DW Johnstone, The Blair. TEX - £105 The Blair, £103 Bengal. BEL - £100 Bengal, £102 Muirburn. SUFF - £100 Herbertshaw, £97.50 High Crewburn. CHEV - £91.50 South Arnloss, £99.50 Bengal. S.MULE - £90.50 Cloverhill, £87.50 Gascoigne. 45 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 173p per kg – Top 188p per kg for a Texel from J W Brown, Herbertshaw. TEX - £103 Bengal. SUFF - £100 Herbertshaw. Cast Ewes TEX - £155 & £137 Craighead, £125 High Crewburn, £104.50 Craighead. SUFF - £96.50 Auchtygemmell, £96.50 Netherurd, MULE - £88.50 Dykehead, £87.50 Lawriesmuir. BF - £65 Lawriesmuir, £61.50 Howes Way. CHEV - £74.50 & £67.50 Calla. Cast Rams TEX - £104.50 Craighead, £94.50 Greenbank. BF - £77.50 Posso, £65 Burnhead. CHEV - £67.50 Calla.
Tuesday 6th February
Lawrie and Symington had forward 716 Store Cattle at their first February sale of 2018. 356 Blks sold to a top of 275.1p for a Limx from Dovecot to average 222.9p. 320 Hfrs sold to a top of 254p for a Limx from The Gair to average 212.3p. 40 Dairy Blks sold to a top of 155.4p for a Fr off of Almont to average 149.6p. Blks Price per Head <250kg: £670 Laigh Carnduff. 251-300kg: £620 Laigh Carnduff, £615 Woodlands (L’Gow). 301-350kg: £845 & £820 Laigh Carnduff, £810 Blacklands. 351-400kg: £1095 Dovecot, £1010 Southmains, £990 Knockshinnoch. 401-450kg: £1065 South Carnduff, £1060 Southmains & Haswellsykes, £1055 Craighead. 451-500kg: £1180 Drumalbin, £1130 Waterlands, £1110 Knockshinnoch. 501-550kg: £1230 Gair, Haswellsykes & Lochurd, £1190 Southmains, £1175 Lochurd. 551-600kg: £1270 Gair, £1255 Lochurd, £1235 Crofthills. 601-650kg: £1375 Lochurd. Blks Price per Kilo <250kg: 268p Laigh Carnduff. 251-300kg: 218.1p Woodlands (L’Gow), 216.8p Laigh Carnduff. 301-350kg: 257.6p & 245.5p Laigh Carnduff, 238.2p Blacklands. 351-400kg: 275.1p Dovecot, 257.7p South Mains, 255.2p Knockshinnoch. 401-450kg: 259.8p South Carnduff, 254.8p Waterlands & Craighead, 253.7p Dovecot. 451-500kg: 243.8p Drumalbin, 232.5p Waterlands, 231.4p South Carnduff. 501-550kg: 233.1p Lochurd, 231.2p Gair, 226.2p Southmains. 551-600kg: 219.8p Crofthills, 216.6p Badenheath, 216p Gair. 601-650kg: 216.9p Lochurd. Hfrs Price per Head
<300kg: £680 Thripland, £640 Laigh Carnduff, £600 Little Kype. 301-350kg: £755 Laigh Carnduff, £730 Little Kype, £715 Mid Auchencarroch. 351-400kg: £990 Drumalbin, £935 Southmains, £930 Birkenhead. 401-450kg: £1060 Drumalbin, £990 Southmains. 451-500kg: £1100 Drumalbin, £1090 Over Quarter, £1080 Elsrickle Mains. 501-550kg: £1280 Gair, £1100 Titwood, £1090 Tinto View. 551-600kg: £1150 Badenheath.
Hfrs Price per Kilo <300kg: 235p Laigh Carnduff, 234p Thripland. 301-350kg: 240p Laigh Carnduff, 225p Little Kype. 351-400kg: 249p Drumalbin, 239p Southmains, 233p Birkenhead. 401-450kg: 236p Drumalbin, 226p Haswellsykes, 225p Mossplatt. 451-500kg: 243p Drumalbin, 227p Over Quarter. 501-550kg: 254p Gair. 551-600kg: 197p Badenheath. Dairy Blks Top per Head £810 Bourtreebush. £800 Gibblaston. £765 East Hyndshawland. Top per Kilo 155p Almont. 154p Hawksland. 152p East Hyndshawland. Next sale is on 20th February, contact Primrose Beaton for more information 07717 503841.
Dates for your Diary:-
Monday 12th February
Weekly sale of Primestock, Cast Cows
Thursday 15th February at 10am (sundries 9.30am)
Sale of Tractors, Vehicles, Implements, Sundries etc
Tuesday 20th February
Sale of Store Cattle and monthly sale of Breeding 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)
Lightweight lambs required on weekly basis contact Brian ross (07774124361) or Gregor Brodie (07342884967)
By private tender-
Cleghorn Mains, Lanark – 98 acres in one lot
Redsykes, Biggar- 186.9 acres in 8 lots
Contact Alistair Muirhead Tel 01555 66281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To Let Privately
Hardington House, Biggar - 38.5 acres grazing for cattle or sheep
Sheep 1st March – 30th November, Cattle 1st May – 31st October
Contact Hamish McCall – 07775 755029
Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements
If you are looking to buy or sell entitlements speak with Hamish McCall or Alistair Muirhead to discuss your requirements.
Lawrie & Symington, Lanark Agricultural Centre, Hyndford Road, Lanark, ML11 9AX
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