Mon 9 March [Lanark - Monday 9th March,...]

Lanark - Monday 9th March, 2015 - Weekly Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Mon 9 March

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold had forward 40 Prime Cattle, 71 Cast Cows and 2895 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime Cattle; (40) a top price of 247p per kg was realised for a 568kg Charolais Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Sandy Cooper Butchers, Bellshill. Butcher cattle sold to average 324.1 per kg.  Limousin Bullocks (heavy) Oldhill 228p, Hill 224p, West Dykes 212p (light) West Dykes 223p. Charl – Oldhill 220p, BB – Kittymuirhill 215.5p, Fries – High Blackwoodyards 164.5p. Limousin Heifers ( heavy) Brockwoodlees 247p, Howburn 231p, Hillend 230p, Canderside 215p (light) Brockwoodlees 247p, Howburn 234p. British Blue – Brockwoodlees 245p, Todhall 216p. Fries – Grangehall 127p. Also forward were 71 Cast Cows and Bulls. All Classes of cows being good to sell and well above vendors expectations. Cast Cows; Beef; (47) averaged 138.6p per kg selling to 172p or £1355 from Messrs Graham, Greensheilds Farm, Biggar. Per head - Greensheilds £1355, Buteland £1255, Muirburn £1255, Townhead £1235, Muirburn £1215, Darnhall £1185, Townhead £1175, Allanton £1115. Per kg – Muirburn 176p, Muirburn 172p, Greensheilds 172p, Townhead 166p, Buteland 163p, Darnhall 150p, Allanton 149p, Buteland 147p, South Carnduff 143p. Dairy; (23) averaged 107.4p per kg selling to 122p or £1165 from Messrs Henderson Carlindean Farm, Carnwath. Per head – Carlindean £1165, Mid Hartwood £995, North Garngour £995, Mid Hartwood £945, Dykehead £935, Goslington £895, Newhouse £895, South Gilmerton £895. Price kg – Goslington 127p, Carlindean 122p, South Gilmerton 122p, Mid Hartwood 122p, Newhouse 121p, Dykehead 119p, Mid Heartwood 117p, Forrest 117p,  North Garngour 115p.  Cast Bulls; (1) to 127p per kg or £1485 from Allanton. Prime and Cast Sheep; (2895) Hoggets (2115) averaged 195.4p per kg and sold to 227.9p per kg for 34kg. Texel from R.M Johnston, Easterton, Crawfordjohn and to £99.50 for 53kg  Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains. 97 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 187.3p per kg  to a top 198.3p per kg for Beltex from Mrs HJP Sheddan, Burnfoot, Muirkirk. Tex - £62 Legholmsheilds, £61.50 Kilnhill, £60.50 South Slipperfeild. Bel - £59.50 Burnfoot. Chev - £62 South Slipperfeild. SM - £58.50 Greenbank. £58 Hartside. B. Face - £60 Howes Way, £59.50 Burnetland. 581 Medium Hgt (32.1-39kg) averaged 197.9p per kg to a top 227.9 p per kg for a Texel from RM Johnstone, Eastertown, Crawfordjohn. Tex - £83.50 Linfairn, £83.50 Poledean, £79 Bowridge, £78 Burnbrae. Bel – £81 Haspielaw. Suff - £73.50 Galalaw. Chev - £87.50 Linfairn, £75.50 Craigdarroch Afton, £74.50 Burnbrae. Char - £71.50 Normangill. SM - £74 Scrogton. B. Face - £77 Stramolloch, £76 Craigdarroch Afton, £73 Lawhill, £73 Craig. 1071 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kg) averaged 198.9 p per kg and toped at 218.2 p per kg for Texel from Hamilton & Main, Rowantreehill, Forth. Tex - £96 & £93.50 Rowantreehill, £93 & £91.50 Linfairn, £92 Laigh Alticane. Bel -  £95 Stramolloch, £93 Netherhill, £92 Haspielaw. Suff - £89.50 Burnetland, £88.50 Lochurd, £88.50 Malletsheugh. Chev - £92.50 South Slipperfeild, £92.50 Craig, £91.50 Horseclose, £90 Bengal. B. Face - £85 Craig, £83.50 Burnshott, £80 Horseclose, £80 Glendouran. Rou - £93 Bengall. 340 Heavy Hgts (45.1- 52kgs) averaged 183.7p per kg for Texels from T. Howden & Sons, Balerny, Balerno. Tex - £97.50 & £94.50 Balerney, £97 & £96 Tinto View, £95 Hill, £95 Linfairn. Suff - £93 Galalaw, £92 South Boig, £91.50 Netherhill, £90.50 Hillend. Chev - £96 & £93 Bengal, £92 Horseclose, £88 Lawhill. SM - £86.50 High Tarbeg. B.Face - £88.50 Cloverhill, £87.50 Burnshott, £87 Wellhead. 33 Super Hgt (52.1+ kgs) averaged 170.01p per kg for Texel from J & E Dyet, East Merkland, Strathaven. Tex - £98.50 Wellhead, £96.50 Linfairn, £96 Northflatt. Bel - £99.50 Carstairs Mains. Suff - £94.50 Muirsland, £94.50 Craigthornhill. Chev -  £95.50 Bengal. B. Face - £94.50 Hartside, £93.50 Gosland, £92.50 Glendouran. Rou - £94 Bengal. 780 Cast Ewes and Rams met a very dear trade. Cast Ewes; Tex – Langside £176.50 &  £153.50 , Cambwell £172.50 & 153.50, Chesterhall Parks £156.50, Little Gala £156.5. Suff – Skerrington Mains £140.50 & £138.50. G. Face – Carwood £117.50, Netherhill £116.50. B.Face – Auldhouseburn £102.50 & £96.50 , Hill £98.50. Chev – Little Gala £115.50, Rowantreehill £109.50. Char – Langside £161.50, Grangehall £153.50. Bel – Carstairs Mains £138.50 & £119.50. Blueface – Hartside £124.50, Stobo Home Farm £124.50. Cast Rams; Tex – Drochil Castle £160.50, Dechmont £149.50. Suff – Kailzie Mains £168.50 & 140.50, Muirsland £119.50. B.Face – Posso £103.50, Drochil Castle £98.50. Bel – Haswellsykes £116.50. Blueface – Perryflatts £137.50. Char – Auchenhard £104.50.