Sale Date: Mon 7 July
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 3 Dairy Cattle, 26 Prime Cattle, 64 Cast Cows, 21 Calves and 1539 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 7th July 2014
Dairy Cattle (3) averaged £1240. Top Price was £1500 for a Hol from A. & M. Dalling, Westertoun , Drumclog. Hfrs in-milk – Westertoun (Hf) £1,500, £1,400, Gillbank (Je) £820.
Calves (21) Bull – Wood Farm (Lim) £390, Grangehall (Brb) £350, Muirhouse (Sm) £345, Muirhouse (He) £300, Burnfoot (Ay) £295. Hfrs – Burnfoot (AA) £220, Woodhead (Hex) £150.
Prime Cattle; (26) a top price of 241p per kg was realised for a 564kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 232.1p per kg.
Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 228p, Howburn 222p, Bogside 191.5p (light) North Boig 232p, Brockwoodlees 229p. Sim – Tinto View 185.5p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 166p, Carlindean 140p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 241p, Muirburn 231p (light) Brockwoodlees 238p, Muirburn 228p. BB – Brockwoodlees 230p. Sim – Tinto View 185p.
Cast cows; Beef cows; (34) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 161p for a 760kg Lim from J. & R. Shanks, West Glespin, Douglas and to £1,255 for an 874kg Lim from J. & J. Dunn, Corramore, Sandilands.
Dairy Cows; (25) averaged 87p per kg and sold to 151p for a 550kg Hf from R. Adam & Son, South Gilmerton.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Corramore (Lim) £1,255, Poldean (Sa) £1,235, West Glespin (Lim) £1,225, Waygateshawhead (Brb) £1,085, Poldean (Sa) £1,045, Allanton (Lim) £1,025. Dairy – Westwell (Hf) £865, South Gilmerton (Hf) £835, Swaites (Ay) £835, Hillhead (Hf) £805, Westwell (Hf) £775.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – West Glespin (Lim) 161p, Allanton (Lim) 159p, Poldean (Sa) 157p, Waygateshawhead (Brb) 154p, Poldean (Sal) 144p, Corramore (Lim) 143p. Dairy – West Gilmerton (Hf) 151p, Hillhead (Hf) 144p & 136p, Westwell Brae (Hf) 114p & 113p, Hallhill (Hf) 117p.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (1539) New Season Lambs (1129) averaged 182.4p per kg and sold to 218.9p per kg for a pen of 45kg Suff x T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cumnock and to £98.50 gross for a pen of 45kg Suff x from T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cumnock.
246 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 182.9p per kg to a top of 197.4p per kg for a pen of Bel from T. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath. Tex - £76 Henryton, £75 & £74.50 Drochil Castle, £74 Kelloside, £73.50 Laigh Carnduff. Be - £77 & £74 Muirhouse, £76Lochurd. Suff - £73 Broomhill, £71 Haswellsykes, £70 Ainville. Chev - £70 Haswellsykes.
826 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 183.3p per kg and sold to a top of 218.9p per kg for a pen of Suff from T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cumnock. Tex - £95 Rowantreehill, £89.50 Auldhouse, £89 & £84.50, Collielaw £84.50 Headsmuir. Bel - £83 & £82.50 Calla. Suff - £89.50 Sunnyside, £83 Lawhead, £82 Kailzie Mains.
53 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 171.6p per kg Top 207.5p per kg for a pen of Suff from T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cumnock. Tex - £97.50 Craigend, £96 Rowantreehill, £94.520 Collielaw, £92 Bengal. Bel - £84 Bridgestone. Suff - £97.50 Sunnyside.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (410) averaged £77.22. Ewes – Tex – Eastertown £129.50, Craighead £128.50, Collielaw £128.50, Ryeflatt £128.50. Suff – Dreva £96.50, Langshaw £93.50. G. Face – Allanton £81.50, Toftcombs £78.50. Chev – Kingside £88.50, Carstairs Mains £81.50. Char – Grangehall £102.50. Bel – East Cauldcoats £106.50, Carstairs Mains £89.50.