Monday Primestock Report
Sale Date: Mon 23 October
Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 23rd October
A top price of 251p per kg was realised for a 540kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J Hamilton & Son, Butchers, Biggar.
Butchers cattle sold to average 238.1p per kg.
(Heavy) – 225p Bushelhead, 208p Bracken, 204p Bickerton Hall.
(Light) – 220p Bushelhead, 220p Newmill.
(Heavy) – 251p Brockwoodlees, 238p Muirburn, 230p Hill, 208p West Dykes.
(Light) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 242p Muirburn, 240p Heatheryhall.
245p Heatheryhall, 200p South Flakfield.
248p Brockwoodlees, 210p Silverrigg, 196p Parkhall.
LIM – 206p Newmill, 200p Little Kype.
We also had forward 79 Cast Cows & Bulls. Char cow sold to £1365 from Messrs Provan, Parkhall Farm, Lanark.
Beef cow per Head
LIM - £1145 Ladywell, £1065 Newbigging Mill, £125 Dreva. HER - £955 Thornyhills, £915 Newton of Wiston. SIM – 955 Blackhill, £1155 Beeches. AA - £935 Bagmoors, £1115 Addiewell. CHAR - £1365 Parkhall.
Beef cow per Kilo
LIM – 159p Newbigging Mill, 157p Ladywell, 144p Dreva. HER – 124p Thornyhills. SIM – 132p Blackhill. AA – 131p Bagmoors. CHAR – 154p Parkhall.
Dairy cow per Head
FR - £855 Langholm, £895 Harelaw. HOL - £855 Greentowers. AYR - £855 Swaites.
Dairy cow per Kilo
FR – 104p Langholm, 112p Harelaw. HOL – 109p Greentowers. AYR – 116p Swaites.
SIM - £1110 Beeches.
Also forward were 61 calves and stirks at the fortnightly sale. Top price for the day was achievedfor a LIMX bullock from McKerr, Forth Mains Farm, making £500.
Other leading prices include:
£415 BRBX Hfr McKerr, Forth Mains
£380 LimX Bull Trainer, Byretown
£370 LimX Bull Trainer, Byretown
£360 AAX Bull Adamson, Swaites
£310 AAX Hfr Adamson, Swaites
£290 BRBX Bull McKerr, Forth Mains
£275 BRBX Hfr McKerr, Forth Mains
£200 LimX Bull Baillie, Hillhead
Black and White
£70 BF (twice) Hope, Nether Skellyhill
£55 HF Baillie, Hillhead
£50 HF Watt, Meadowbank
£45 HF (twice) Baillie, Over Dalserf
Next sale is Monday 6th November. Please contact Peter Campbell for more information on 07780 474095.
2142 Prime lambs av 164.5p. Well fleshed lambs in demand with plainer types slow to sell.
364 Light lambs av 154.5p – Top 170.5p for a Beltex from A & J Struthers Thornyhills.
TEX - £66 Yardbent & Auchenbart, £64 Turdees. BEL - £64 Nether Pratis, £66.50 Thornyhills.
1462 Medium Lambs av 166.7p – Top 212.2p for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.
TEX – £95, £93 & £90 Collielaw, £90 & £89 Bengall, £87.50 Hillend. BEL - £95.50 & £89.50 Collielaw, £89 & £87.50 Calla, £84.50 Newhouse. SUFF - £76 Heatheryhall & Burnbrae, £75.50 Lawhill, £74.50 Galalaw. CHAR - £76 Haspielaw. CHEV - £71.50 Loanfoot. ROUS - £76.50 Bengall.
322 Heavy Lambs av 163.8p – Top 195.7p for a Texel from R Reid, Bengall.
TEX - £92 & £87.50 Bengall, £84.50Rusha & Burnetland. BEL - £89.50 Westmains, £82.50 Calla, £84 Noblehall. SUFF - £82 Howford, £79.50 Carmacoup, £79 Lawhill. CHAR - £80.50 Hallhill.
38 Super Heavy Lambs av 145.8p – Top 164.8 for Texel from R Reid, Bengall.
TEX - £89 Bengall, £83.50 Hallhill & West Park. CHEV - £80.50 Hallhill. SUFF - £79 Carmacoup.
TEX - £130.50 & £116.50 Eastfield, £118.50 Nether Skellyhill, £98.50 Low Polquheys. SX - £87.50 Newhouse, £83.50 Hartwood. X - £77.50 Whinbush, £75.50 North Flatt. CHEV - £83.50 Biggarshiels Mains, £76.50 Eastshields. BF - £52.50 Fallside, £49.50 Broughton Place.
TEX - £129.50 Woodpark.