Mon 9 December [Lawrie & Symington Ltd ]

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Sale Date: Mon 9 December

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 48 Prime Cattle, 64 Cast Cows, 3301 Prime Sheep and 628 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 9th December 2013.

At their annual Christmas Show & Sale Lawrie and Symington Ltd had forward 71 pens of lambs. The judge Robert Lawson, Eastmains, Newbigging awarded the Championship to an outstanding pen of Beltex lambs from Andrew Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs which scaled 42kg and sold for £150 per head to Country Refreshments, Lanark. The Reserve ticket was awarded also to Andrew Baillie which sold for £130 to the judge. The 437 show lambs averaged 183.7p which included 270 Blackface lambs that averaged 173.7p.

Prize List

 

Suff x Lambs

   

1

A. Smellie & Partner, Kailzie Mains

49kg

£82.00

2

P. Smith & Son, Cloverhill

47kg

£75.00

3

T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside

50kg

£85.00

       
 

Texel x Lambs (43kg +)

   

1

R. Orr, Lawhead

47kg

£100.00

2

R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke

44kg

£97.50

3

D. Smith, North Boig

48kg

£97.50

       
 

 

   
       
 

Texel x Lambs (under 43kg)

   

1

R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke

41kg

£90.00

2

P. & M. Gray, Eastfield

42kg

£82.50

3

R. Parkin, Daviesdyke

44kg

£90.50

       
 

Beltex x Lambs (43kg +)

   

1

Reserve - A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains

43kg

£130.00

2

R. Orr, Lawhead

50kg

£100.00

3

R. Orr, Lawhead

43kg

£91.00

       
       
       
 

Continental x lambs

   

1

J.A. & H.D. Craig, Normangill, Crawford

44kg

£79.00

2

W.A.B. & M.E. Noble, Lochurd, West Linton

44kg

£75.00

3

W.A.B. & M.E. Noble, Lochurd, West Linton

41kg

£70.5

       
 

Scotch Mule

   

1

P. Smith & Son, Cloverhill

49kg

£75.50

2

J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington

42kg

£69.00

3

H. F. Hamilton & Co., Glenmanna

43kg

£73.00

       
 

Blackface Lambs (40kg & under)

1

D. C. & J. J. Marshall, Gosland

39kg

£78.00

2

D. C. & J. J. Marshall, Gosland

38kg

£70.50

3

J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington

37kg

£67.50

       
       

1

HF Hamilton & Son, Glenmanna, Dumfries

44kg

£84.00

2

C. Coubrough & Co., Whelphill

41kg

£71.00

3

J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington

41kg

£67.00

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3900) New Season Lambs (3301) averaged 176.4p per kg and sold to 357.1p per kg for 42kg Bel from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains and to £150 gross for 42kg Bel from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains` 

349 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 162.8p per kg to a top of 179.7p per kg for a Char from W. F. & T. L. Smith, Carmacoup, Douglas. Tex - £55 Carmacoup. Char - £57.50 Carmacoup. B. Face - £57 Burnbrae, £56 Newton of Crathie, £55 Debog. Rousin - £57.50 Debog.

1016 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 175.2p per kg to a top of 223.1p per kg for a Bel from T. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath. Tex – £77 Chesterhall Parks, £73 Stobilee, £72 Langholm. Bel - £87 & £86 Muirhouse, £79.50 Spango, £79 Carstairs Mains, £78 Ingraston. Suff - £66.50 Newton of Crathie. Chev - £67 Over Glaisnock, £66 Muirhouse. Char - £65.50 Burnbrae. B. Face - £78, £70.50 Gosland, £69 Cloverhill, £67.50 Nether Abington.

1513 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 179.4p per kg and sold to a top of 357.1p per kg for a Bel from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains. Tex – £97.50 Collielaw, £92.50 Eastfield, £90.50 Daviesdyke, £90 Burnbrae. Bel - £150 & £130 Carstairs Mains, £97.50 Sunnyside, £95.50 North Boig, £94 Feoch. Suff - £76 Hardington Mains, £76 Haswellsykes, £76 Toxside. Chev - £79 Heatheryhall. Char - £79 Normangill, £77.50 Newton of Crathie, £76.50 Lochill. S. Mule - £74 Glenmanna, £73 Knocknaib, £72 Whinbush. B. Face - £84 Glenmanna, £80 Heatheryhall, £75 Spango, £75 & £74 Hartside.

405 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 165.5p per kg Top 212.8p per kg for a Tex from R. Orr, Lawhead, Tarbrax. Tex – £100 & £97 Lawhead, £97.50 North Boig, £96.50 Collielaw. Bel - £101 Sunnyside, £100 Lawhead, £95 Dovecot. Suff - £85 Sunnyside, £100 Lawhead, £95 Dovecot. Chev - £78 Stramolloch, £73.50 Burn, £72 Kingside. S. Mule - £75.50 Cloverhill, £75 Hazelside. B. Face - £78, £77.50 Posso, £72.50 Haspielaw.

19 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 156.2p per kg to 167.3p per kg for a Bel from A. Leggate, Stramolloch, Chapelton. Tex - £89.50 Eastlaw. Bel - £92 Stramolloch. Suff - £86 Toxside.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (599) averaged £53.20.  Ewes – Tex – Westwood Lane £111.50, Rusha £108.50, Hillhead £98.50. Suff – Woodhouse £76.50. G. face – Southmains £63.50, Wester Walston £59.50. B. face – Skirling Mains £53.50, West Polquhirter £48.50. Chev – Moorhouse £83.50, Heatheryhall £55. Bel – North Boig £86.50. Rams – Tex – Over Kypeside £96.50, Easter Bush £96.50. Suff – Easter Bush £83.50. Bel – Stobilee £87.50.

Prime Cattle; (48) A top price of 274p per kg was realised for a 552kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle averaged 257.8p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 265p, Bushelhead 252p, Calla 244p, Westtown 234p, West Dykes 233p (light) Brockwoodlees 266p. BB – Nether Abington 259p. Fries – Westtown 179p, Hill 179p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 274p, Mid Shawtonhill 263p, Howburn 257p, Oldhill 256p, East Millrigg 244p (light) Brockwoodlees 274p, Northolm 262p, Howburn 261p, Oldhill 258p. BB – Brockwoodlees 269p, East Millrigg 255p, Calla 244p. Charl – Haspielaw 228p.

Young bulls – Lim – Stonebyres 199p. Ayrs – Northflatt 175p. Hf – Murray 151p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (33) averaged 108p per kg and sold to 145p and £1,325 for a 914kg Ch from W. Somerville, Covanhill, Forth.

Dairy Cows; (23) averaged 99p per kg and sold to 122p for a 702kg Mri from W. Blackwood, Ladehead, Lesmahagow and to £925 for a 794kg Hf from J. & J. Fleming, Hallhill, Crossford.

Otm; (7) averaged 117p per kg and sold to 164p and £925 for a 564kg Lim hfr from J. B. Currie & Son, Haswellsykes, Peebles.

Bulls; (1) averaged 115p per kg and £1,075 for a 938kg Sim from W. Blackwood, Ladehead, Lesmahagow.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Covanhill (Ch) £1,325, Haswellsykes (Smx) £1,115, Bushelhead (Bax) £1,105, Westerhouse (Lim) £1,025, South Slipperfield (Sm) £975, Broomhill (Lim) £945. Dairy – Hallhill (Hf) £925, Hawksland (Bf) £905, Culterallers (Bf) £875, Ladehead (Mri) £855, Letham (Hf) £845, Culterallers (Bf) £815. Otm – Haswellsykes (Lim) £925, Roadhead (Hf) £885, Roadhead (Hf) £845.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Covanhill (Ch) 145p, Westerhouse (Lim) 144p, Culterallers (Bbx) 135p, Bushelhead (Bax) 133p, Haswellsykes (Smx) 130p, Lupus (Lim) 129p. Dairy – Ladehead (Mri) 122p, Hawksland (Bf) 115p, Letham (Hf) 117p, Hallhill (Hf) 117p, Culterallers (Bf) 115p, Culterallers 112p.

Otm – Haswellsykes (Lim) 164p, Roadhead 9Hf) 135p, Over Kypeside (Bf) 130p.