Mon 20 April [Monday 20th April]

Monday 20th April

Sale Date: Mon 20 April

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 20 Prime Cattle, 85 Cast Cows & Bulls and 2116 Prime & Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 20th April 2015 Prime Cattle; (20) a top price of 243p per kg was realised for a 526kg Limousin heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Cooper Butchers, Bellshill. Butchers cattle sold to average 234.1p per kg. Limousin Bullocks (heavy) Birkhill 219p, Howburn 219p. Brittish Blue – Craigends 175p. Ayrshire – Craigends 133.5p. Limousin Heifers (heavy) Heatheryhall 238p, Howburn 238p, Brockwoodlees 237p, Bushelhead 236p, Craigends 230p, (light) Brockwoodlees 243p, Heatheryhall 238p, Bushelhead 235p. Brittish Blue – Brockwoodlees 238p. BAX – Brockwoodlees 230p. Also forward were 85 Cast Cows & Bulls. Lim cows sold to £1325 from Little Kype Farm, Strathaven. Hol cows sold to £965 from Blyth Bridge Farm, Blyth Bridge. Cast Bulls sold to £1505 from Newton Of Wiston, Wiston. Leading Prices per head; Lim - £1325 & £1265 Little Kype, £1285 West Quarter, £1085 Bankhead, £1045 West Quarter, £1015 Bushelhead, £1025 Townhead. Sim - £1245 Bankhad, £1035 & £1025 South Flakefeild. Nor Red - £1185 Knowehead. AA - £1045 Newton Of Wiston. BB - £1025 Bushelhead. Hol - £965 Blyth Bridge, £955 Mid Hartwood, £955 Blyth Bridge, £955 Murrys. Fr - £985 Hill, £835 Loanfoot, £825 Knowehead, £745 Muldron, £745 Marshill. Ayr - £695 Langside. Leading prices per kg; Lim – 155p West Quarter, 154p  & 148p Little Kype, 141p West Quarter. Sim – 154p Bankhead. BB – 145p Stramulloch, 140p Bushelhead, 138p Waygateshawhead. AA – 144p Newton Of Wiston. Hol – 129p Blyth Bridge, 123p East Brackenridge, 123p Murrys, 122p Knowehead, 119p Blyth Bridge. Fr – 129p Hill, 119p Marshall, 117p Knowhead, 114p Mid Hartwood, 113p Auchmeddan. Ayr – 110p Langside. Cast Bulls; BB - £1505, 152p per kg Newton of Wiston. Prime and Cast Sheep (2216)  New season lambs (9) averaged 217.9p per kg  sold to 250p  for Texel from A. Middleton, Longford, West Calder and to £116 for Charollais from A Gray and Son, Langside Farm , Lanark. Hoggets (1887) averaged 184.9 p per kg for 44kg Beltex from T & J Clark & Sons, Wellhead Farm, Livingston and sold to £112 for 70kg Texel from J & H Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. Light Hgts (25-32 kgs)  48 averaged 191.4 p per kg to a top of 208.3p per kg for Beltex from G. Hamilton, Mosside Farm, Darvel. Tex - £63 Dykehole. Bel - £62.50 Mosside. Chev - £60.50 Burn Farm. Medium Hgts (32.1 – 39kgs) 524 averaged 193.6 p per kg to a top of 205.3p per kg for Texel from J & A Struthers, Boylston, Cumnock. Tex - £79.50 Noblehall, £78 Boylston, £74.50 Carmacoup. Bel -  £75.50 Hill, Cumnock. Chev - £73 Wellhead, £73 Burn. BF - £76 Newsteadings, £74 East Millrig, £73.50 Crairiehill, £73.50 South Carnduff, £73 Netherhill. Standard Hgts (39.1-45 kgs) 925 averaged 191.3p per kg and to a top of 217.1p per kg for Beltex fron T & J Clark & Son, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £94.5 & £92.50 Wellhead, £92.50 Auchterhead, £92 East Millrig, £88.50 Baleny. Bel - £96 Heatheryhall, £95.50 Wellhead. Suff - £85 Wellhead, £84 Dykehole. Chev £86.50 Baleny, £84 Crairiehill, £83.5 Wellhead, £83 Heatheryhall. Char - £83 Lochill. BF - £81.50 Wellheads, £80 Newsteadings, £80 Crairiehill, £79.50 Horseclose. Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) 309 averaged 164.1 p per kg and to a top of £214.9 p per kg for Beltex from T & J Clark & Sons, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £92.50 & £88 Wellhead, £84.50 Hill, Cumnock. £82 Sandilands. Beltex - £101, £95.50 & £89 Wellhead. Chev - £82 Glendouran. Super Hgts (52.1+ kgs) 79 averaged 145.3 p per kg and to a top of 151.8p per kg for a Suffolk from G Clark & Co, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £112 North Garngour £97.50 Wellhead, £92 Collielaw. Suff - £92 & £87 South Boig, £86.50 North Boig.  Cast Ewes & Rams (220) averaged £84.30. Cast Ewes; Tex – Nether Skellyhill £156.50, North Garngour £153.50, Greenwall £140.50, Toftcombs £139.50. Suff – Hill £110.50. Greyface – Dykehole £102.50, Broomhill £102.50. Blackface – East Merkland £77.50, Blindburn £77.50. Chev – Dawyck Mill £77.50, Netherhill £74.50. Beltex – Toftcombs £113.50, Corstane £107.50. Cast Rams; Tex – Dykehole £156.50, Robiesland £146.50. Blackface – Millands £97.50. Bel – Nether Skellyhill £130.50. Bluefaced – Nether Abington £149.50. Ryeland – Middleton £100.50