Mon 11 August [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 11 August

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 39 Prime Cattle, 84 Cast Cows, 3289 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 11th August 2014.

Prime Cattle; (23) a top price of 240p per kg was realised for a 574kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black & Sons Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 223.5p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 228p, Muirburn 215p, Townhead 204.5p (light) Birkhill 222p. Hfd – Crofthead 193.5p. Nrx – High Crewburn 159.5p. BB –Mid Hartwood 189.5p. Fries – Boghall 158p, Dykehead 154p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 240p, Mid Shawtonhill 221p, Muirburn 217p, Birkhill 213p, Townhead 205.5p (light) Brockwoodlees 239p, Birkhill 222p, Townhead 207p. BB – Townhead 210p. Fries – Bengal 150p. Young bulls – Lim – South Medrox 169.5p.

Cast cows; Beef; (48) averaged 120p per kg and sold to 156p for a Lim from W. Baird & Son, Canderside, Stonehouse and to £1,135 for a 772kg BBx from T. laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cronberry.

 Dairy; (22) averaged 86p per kg and sold to 119p for a 670kg Hfx and to £855 for a 756kg Nrx from W. King, Hawksland, Lesmahagow.

Otm; (13) averaged 106p per kg and sold to 157p and to £1,145 for a 730kg Lim hfr from A. Minto & Son, Townhead, Dolphinton.

Bull (1) sold to 94p per kg for a 948kg Lim.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Sunnyside (BBx) £1,135, Muirmains (Lim) £1,035, east Tarbrax (Smx) £985, Goodockhill (Lim) £975, South Slipperfield (Sm) £975, Todhall (Sax) £965. Dairy – Hawksland (Nrx) £855, Hawksland (Hfx) £795, Greentowers (Hf) £775, Swaites (Ay) £725, Hawksland (Hfx) £725.

Otm – Townhead (Lim) £1,145, Whitesykes (Bax) £885, Newton of Wiston (Smx) £795.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Muirmains (Lim) 156p, Sunnyside (BBx) 147p, Goodockhill (Lim) 143p, Todhall (Sax) 141p, Allanton (Lim) 138p. Dairy –Hawksland (Hfx) 119p, Hawksland (Nrx) 113p, Swaites (Ay) 102p, Swaites (Ay) 100p, Hawksland (Hfx) £725.

Otm – Townhead (Lim) 157p, Whitesykes (Bax) 135p, Newton of Wiston (Smx) 126p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3289)  New Season Lambs (2291) averaged 166.6p per kg and sold to 202.3p per kg for a 44kg pen of Beltex from A. F. & R. Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven and to £89 gross for a pen of 44kg Beltex from A. F. & R. Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven.

188 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 165.7p per kg to a top of 185.1p per kg for a pen of Beltex from P. & M. Gray, Eastfield, Symington. Tex - £68 Northflatt, £67 Rowantreehill, £66.50 Mount Lothian. Bel - £68.50 Eastfield, £68 Ashmark. Suff - £63 Legholmshiels.

1847 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 168.3p per kg and sold to a top of 202.3per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. F. & R. Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven. Tex - £87 & £85 Bengal, £83 Collielaw, £79.50 West Dykes. Bel - £89 & £77.50 Little Kype, £79 & £77 Eastfield. Suff - £74 Burnbrae, £74 Hardington Mains, £73.50 Sornfallow. Char - £73.50 Auchenbart, £73 Eastertown, £72 Normangill.

257 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 156.1p per kg Top 184.4p per kg for a pen of Texel’s from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. Tex - £88.50 Afton Muirhouse, £82.50 Burnetland, £81 West Mains. Bel - £84.50 Eastfield. Suff - £81 Hills of Dalserf, £81 Addiewell, £79 Threestanes. Char - £79.50 Hills of Dalserf.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (998) averaged £55.50. Ewes – Tex – Drochil Castle £121.50, Greenbank £118.50, Collielaw £104.50, East Shawtonhill £102.50. G. Face – Craighead £79.50, Nether Abington £78.50. B. Face – Calla £72.50, Crosswoodburn £68.50. Chev – Thornyhills £84.50 & £76.50, Rowantreehill £71.50. Bel – Todhall £115.50. Rams – Tex – Chesterhall Parks £139.50. B. Face – Burnbrae £76.50.