Annual Limousin Primestock Show & Sale
Sale Date: Mon 18 May
Lawrie & Symington held their Annual Limousin Primestock Show & Sale on behalf of the Scottish Limousin Society. Judged by Mr Sandy Cooper and kindly sponsored by Wishaw Abattoir. There was a fantastic show of 20 where Mr D.M. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees took the overall Championship with a 544kg hfr which went on to sell for 266p per kg selling to Wishaw Abattoir (sponsor). The Reserve Overall Champion a 694kg blk from Mr A. Taylor, Southholm realised 224p per kg selling to Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. The 20 Show Cattle averaged 239.4p per kg.
Prize list –
Class 1 – Lightweight blk – 1st Southholm 586kg, 232p. 2nd Strathaven House 584kg, 230p, 3rd Brockwoodlees 512kg, 247p.
Class 2 – Heavy blk – 1st Southholm 694kg, 224p, 2nd Muirburn 562kg, 231p.
Class 3 – Light hfrs – 1st Brockwoodlees 544kg, 266p, 2nd Brockwoodlees 550kg, 241p, 3rd Howburn 504kg, 241p.
Class 4 – Heavy hfrs – 1st Northolm of Grange 616kg, 240p, 2nd Brockwoodlees 620kg, 233p, 3rd Strathaven House 626kg, 240p.