Mon 9 June [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 9 June

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 5 Dairy Cattle, 42 Prime Cattle, 69 Cast Cows, 9 Calves and 936 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 09th June 2014
Dairy Cattle (5) averaged £1375. Top Price was £1450 for a Friesian Hfr from Messrs M & G Struthers, Bankhead Farm. Hfrs in-milk - £1,450 Bankhead, £1,450 Hill.
Calves (9) averaged £167.78 and sold to a top of £360 for a BRB from B. Weatherup & Partners, Parkend, Fife. Bull – BRBx £360 Parkend. Hf - £165 Parkend.
Prime Cattle; (42) a top price of 235p per kg was realised for a 562kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 220.3p per kg.
Lim blks – (heavy) Calla 217p, Kepscaith 204p, Birkhill 183.5p, Westtown 180.5p. BB – Blackbog 168p. AA – Craigthornhill 170p. Fries – Westtown 135p, Millhill 132p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 235p, Muirburn 226p, Calla 219p, Kepscaith 214p, St Johns Kirk 209p, South Arnloss 194p, Clydenoch 184p (light) Brockwoodlees 232p, South Arnloss 196p, Birkhill 180.5p. BB – Brockwoodlees 229p, Muirburn 221p. Young bulls – Lim – Quothquan Mill 159.5p. Sim – Carmacoup 147p.
Cast cows; Beef cows; (44) averaged 124p per kg and sold to 167p and £1,135 for a 856kg Sho from D. Lowry, New Steadings, Lanark.
Dairy Cows; (25) averaged 101p per kg and sold to 125p and £1,035 for a 938kg Ho from B. Weatherup & Partners, Parkend, Fife.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Maryfield 167p, Kepscaith 166p & 150p, Mid Shawtonhill 150p, Parduvine Partnership 134p
Dairy – Midhill 125p, Roadhead 125p & 121p, Craigthorn 120p, Roadhead 117p.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – New Steadings £1,135, Maryfield £1,125, Mid Shawtonhill £1,095, Kepscaith £1,085, Parduvine Partnership £1,005. Dairy – Parkend £1,035, Murrays £945, Roadhead £875, Craigthorn £865, Murrays £845 & £835.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (936) New Season Lambs (149) averaged 252p per kg and sold to 276.3p per kg for a 40kg Tex from McCosh Bros, Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar and to £122 gross for a 45kg Tex from R. Howieson, Croft, Elsrickle. Tex - £122 Croft, £121 North Garngour, £119 Boat, £118.50 Nether Hangingshaw. Suff x - £116 Hamildean, £113.50 & £109.50 Dreva, £107.50 Rowantreehill.
Hoggets (509) averaged 176.8p per kg and sold to 204.6p per kg for a 44kg Chev from D. Baillie, Calla, Carnwath and £95.50 for a 54kg Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £95.50 Collielaw, £95 Woodhouse, £81.50 Hamildean, £81.50 Wolfcrooks. Bel - £90.50 Corstane. Chev - £90 Calla, £81 St Johns Kirk. B. Face - £82 & £72.50 Burnbrae, £77 & £71.50 Wolfcrooks, £73.50 Woodhouse, £69.50 Whiteside.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (278) averaged £80.11. Ewes – Tex – Easterseat £144.50, £134.50 & £128.50, Dreva £135.50. Suff – Dreva £112.50, Balgreen £104.50 & £102.50. G. Face – Bank £88.50, Tippethill £87.50, Dreva £87.50. B. Face – Coxydene £82.50 & £78.50, South Kirkton Moor £76.50. Chev – Dalhanna £96.50, £87.50 & £84.50. Bluefaced – Hamildean £94.50. Bel – Mid Shawtonhill £112.50. Zwartbles – Thistledome £100.50. Rams – Tex – Bank £139.50. B. Face – Parkhall £106.50. Bluefaced – Gateslack £118.50.