Mon 2 June [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 2 June

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 32 Prime Cattle, 81 Cast Cows, and 978 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime Cattle; (32) a top price of 240p per kg was realised for a 528kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Allan Elliot Butchers, Lanark.  Butchers cattle sold to average 224.7p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 209p, Northflatt 194p, Auchenhard 192p, Canderside 192p, South Carnduff 187.5p

(light) Canderside 206p. Fries – Millhill 138p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 240p, Howburn 221p, Muirburn 206p, South Carnduff 190p. BB – Brockwoodlees 237p, Muirburn 231p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (50) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 155p for a 682kg Sal from W. & J. Davidson, Poldean, Wamphray and to £1,265 for an 830kg Sax from J. M. Aitken, Carlophill, Carlops.

Dairy Cows; (14) averaged 97p per kg and sold to 123p and £925 for a 752kg Hf from J. L. Trainer & Sons, Newhouse of Kirkfield, Kirkfieldbank.

Otm Cattle; (16) averaged 124p per kg and sold to 153p and £1,055 for a 688kg Lim hfr from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Biggar.

Bull; (1) sold to £800 for a Hf from J. Rutherford, Loanfoot, Darvel.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Carlophill (Sax) £1,265, Carlophill (Sax) £1,245, St Johns Kirk (Lu) £1,115, Poldean (Sal) £1,055, Muirburn (Lim) £1,055, Eastshield (Sho) £985. Dairy – Newhouse of Kirkfield (Hf) £925, Goslington (Ho) £855, East Tarbrax (Ho) £795, Sherriflatts (Bf) £765. Otm – St Johns Kirk (Lim) £1,055, Crofthills (Lim) £975, Burnfoot (Hf) £975, Poldean (Sa) £925.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Poldean (Sal) 155p, Carlophill (Sax) 152p, Carlophill (Sax) 152p, Poldean (Sax) 144p, St Johns Kirk (Lu) 142p, Crofthills (Cha) 140p. Dairy – Newhouse of Kirkfield (Hf) 123p, Goslington (Ho) 122p, East Tarbrax (Ho) 110p. Otm – St Johns Kirk (Lim) 153p, Threepland (AAx) 148p, Poldean (Sa) 147p, Crofthills (Lim) 137p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (978)  New Season Lambs (130) averaged 247.2p per kg and sold to 280.5p per kg for a 41kg Tex from R. Hamilton & Sons, High Crewburn, Strathaven and to £129 gross for a 47kg Tex from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow.

Tex - £129, £121 & £117 North Garngour, £118.50 Rowantreehill, £115 Candermains, £115.50 High Crewburn. Bel - £116.50 Sunnyside, £106.50 & £102 Muirhouse, £103.50 Drumfork. Suff x - £112.50 Candermains, £112 Newton of Wiston, £105 Gosland.

Hoggets (597) averaged 192.4p per kg and sold to 215.4p per kg for a 45kg Tex from G. Clark & Co, Wellheads, Livingston and £106.50 for a 53kg Chev from S. Smith, North Boig, Cumnock. Tex - £99 Wellheads, £98.50 Townhead, £97.50 Skerrington Mains, £96 Silverigg, £95.50 Wormiston. Chev - £106.50 North Boig, £97 Wellhead. Bel - £94.50 North Boig. S. Mule - £90 Sornfallow. Suff x - £82.50 Monveda. B. Face - £91.50 Wellheads, £88.50 Lonsdale, £81.50 Burnbrae, £79.50 Craigview, £79 Parkhall.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (251) averaged £83.11. Ewes – Tex – Easterseat £137.50 & £129.50, Dreva £123.50, High Crewburn £113.50, Skerrington Mains £112.50. Suff – Dreva £114.50. G. Face – Westpark £89.50, Biggarshiels Mains £89.50. B. Face – Dreva £85.50, Flemington £78.50. Chev – Skerrington Mains £88.50, North Boig £84.50, Char – Townfoot £116.50 & £110.50. Rams – Tex – Leadburnlea £131.50, Skerrington Mains £117.50. Suff – Stobo Home Farm £105.50.