Monday 5th December
Sale Date: Mon 5 December
Prime Cattle and Young Bulls (53) –Lawrie and Symington held their annual Christmas show and sale of prime cattle on Monday. The championship this year was awarded to a Limousin heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie scaling 582Kg and selling to 395pp/kg or £2298.90 and Purchased by the judge H Black Butchers, Lanark and Carluke. The reserve champion was awarded to a Limousin heifer also from Brockwoodlees scaling 550kg and selling to 350p or £1925 and purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers Law. The male champion and best of opposite sex to Champion was a Limousin Bullock from T Laird & Son, Sunnyside/Carbello scaling 620kg and realised 252pp/kg or £1562.40 and was purchased by W Allan & Son Butchers, Stewarton. The 37 show cattle forward averaged 253.8pp/kg. Limousin Bullocks (heavy) – Sunnyside/Carbello 252p, Hillend 246p, Strathaven House 240p, Hill 239p, Howburn 216p, Mid Shawtonhill 214p. (Light) Heatheryhall 256p, Gateside 254p, Howburn 247p, Brockwoodlees 242p, Wolfcrooks 241p. AA – Threestanes 212p. Limousin Heifers (Heavy) Brockwoodlees 264p, Howburn 254p, Heatheryhall 254p, Greenbank 250p, Hillend 245p (light) Strathaven House 260p, Brockwoodlees 256p, Hillend 246p, Hill 238p. Charl - Brockwoodlees 250p, Strathaven House 237p, AA – Brockwoodlees 260p, Strathaven House 248p. Young Bulls Lim – West Glespin 212p, Bogside 208p,
Cast Cows and Bulls (111) – first prize beef cow sold for £1135 or 150p per Kilo from M/s Scott, Gateside, Linlithgow. First prize Dairy Cow sold for £905 or 107p per Kilo from J & M Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven. Beef per head –Lim - £1135 Gateside, £1055 Townhead, £1095 Westerhouse, £1065 Greenshields, £1055 Cowford. BB - £1025 Nether Abington, AA - £1025 Toxside. Char - £1145 Cowanhill. Beef cow per Kilo –Lim – 150p Gateside, 145p Wester House, 143p Townhead, 142p Cowford. BB – 145p Nether Abington. Dairy Cow per Head – FR - £905 Shotlinn, £845 Marshill, £815 South Gilmerton. Hol - £905 West Tarbrax, £855 Park, £895 Boghall. Ayr - £815, £765 Newlands. Mont - £805 Cobblehaugh. Dairy cow Per Kilo – FR – 109p Hawksland, 107p Shotlinn, 108p Marshill. Hol 109p Park, 101p West Tarbrax, 108p Boghall. Ayr 116p Newlands
Prime and Cast Sheep - New Season Lambs (2667) averaged 160.6p per kg and sold to 225p per kg for 40kg Beltex from A Leggate, Stramolloch, Chapelton and sold to £94 gross for 42kg Beltex from A Leggate, Stramolloch, Chapelton. (43) Light Hoggets (25-32kg) averaged 144.9p per kg – Top 154.8p per kg for Tex from WB & WE Renwick, Debog. Tex - £48 Debog. Blackface – £44.50 Debog. Rousin £47 Debog. (360) Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 153.4p per kg and sold to 216.7p per kg for a pen of Beltex from Mrs M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex -£74 Tinto View, £70.50 Debog, £68 Dillars. Bel - £84.50 Corstane, £75, £72.50 Auldhouse, £67 Harestonehill. Chev - £66 Birnieknowe, £63.50 Walston Mill. Blackface - £56.50 Walston Mill, £55.50 Nether Abington. (1692) Standard Lambs (39.14-45kgs) averaged 164.3p per kg and sold to 225p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Leggate, Stramolloch, Chapelton. Tex - £92, £91 Collielaw, £86.50 Toftcombs, £86 Townfoot. Bel - £94, £90 Stramolloch, £90.50 Dovecot, £89.50 Calla, £87.50 Loanfoot. Suf - £72 Blairston, £72 Stramolloch, £71.50 South Arnloss. Chev - £74.50, £73 Hallhill, £73.50 Muirhouse. Char - £71 Haywoodhead, £71 Lochhill. S-mule - £67 Newton, £64 Howford. Blackface - £65 Laigh Alticane, £63 boat. (498) Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 156.4per kg and sold to 184.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from LW Goodfellow, Townfoot. – Tex - £88 Muirburn, £85 Townfoot, £85 Bogside, £85 Greenbank. Suf - £77 Cairnie, £74.50 Stramolloch. (74) Super Lambs (52.1kgs +) averaged 149.2p per kg and sold to 159.3p per kg for a pen of Tex from D Walker Laigh Alticane. Tex - £93.50, £86 Laigh Alticane, £86.50 Easter Bush, £84 Lamington Mains. Suf - £84 Greenhill.
Cast Sheep (505) – averaged £49.73. Cast Ewes – Tex – Croft £137.50, East Shawtonhill £136.50, Corstane £113.50, Swaites £109.50. Suf – Edinburgh Uni £91.50. Greyface – Toxside £65.50, Netherton £64.50. Blackface – Glendouran £68.50, Cumberhead £56.50. Bel – Lawhead £110.50. Rams – Tex – West Mains £108.50, Edinburgh Uni £99.50