Mon 25 November [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 25 November

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 49 Prime Cattle, 68 Cast Cows, 2016 Prime Sheep and 720 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 25th November 2013.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2731) New Season Lambs (2016) averaged 170.8p per kg and sold to 210p per kg for 40kg Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £97 gross for 51kg Tex from McCosh Bros., Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar.

With too many heavy and over fat lambs forward average is less on the week, but good in spec lambs short of requirement. Similar trade on the week.

59 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 167p per kg to a top of 176p per kg for a B. Face from J. Muir, Glencotho, Broughton. S. Mule - £54 Skirling Mains. B. Face - £56.50 Glencotho, £52 Hawkwood.

367 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 175.1p per kg to a top of 203.9p per kg for a Bel from J. & I. Fleming, Kinnox, Douglas. Tex – £74 East Merkland, £71 Eastertown, £70 South Quarter. Bel - £79.50 Kinnox, £74.50 Holehouse, £71 Haswellsykes. Chev - £72 & £70.50 Muirhouse, £69 Threestanes. Char - £63 Threestanes. S. Mule - £66.50 East Polquheys, £65.50 Felton. B. Face - £65.50 Scrogton, £65 Eats Merkland, £69 Holehouse, £66 Gascoigne.

1086 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 175.1p per kg and sold to a top of 210.8p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £89.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £89.50 Collielaw, £89.50 Longford, £88.50 Hillend. Bel - £90.50 & £88.50 Yardbent, £87 Kinnox. Suff - £76.50 Netherurd Home Farm, £75.50 Haswellsykes, £73 Dykehole. Chev - £75 Muirhouse, £72.50 Kinnox. S. Mule - £70.50 Burnbrae, £69 High Cattadale, £67.50 Nether Abington. B. Face - £70 Scrogton, £66 Crosswoodburn. Lleyn - £73.50 & £72.50 Poldean.

445 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 157.5p per kg Top 195.7p per kg for a Bel from J. & M. Nicol, Yardbent, Strathaven.  Tex – £97 & £89 Nether Hangingshaw, £93 Hillend, £89 Townfoot. Bel - £92 Yardbent, £85.50 Harestonehill. Suff - £72 Bridgestone, £76.50 Burnbrae, £74 West Torphin. Char - £92 & £87.50 Stramolloch. S. Mule - £70 Felton, £69 Spango.

59 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 153.5p per kg to 168.5p per kg for a Char from A. Legatte, Stramolloch, Chapelton. Tex - £93 Craighead, £93 Walesley, £89 Yardbent. Suff - £81 Stramolloch, Char - £91 Stramolloch.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (715) averaged £49.58.  Ewes – Tex – Collielaw £108.50, Mitchellhill £104.50, Polquhairn £102.50, Nether Hangingshaw £95.50. Suff – Dykehole £89.50. G. face – Mossplatt £64.50, South Arnloss £60.50. B. Face – Mitchellhill £52.50, West Glespin £48.50. Chev – South Arnloss £79.50 & £75.50. Rams – Tex – Dovecot £88.50.

Prime Cattle;  A Top price of 280p per kg was realised for a 562kg Lim hfr from A. Taylor, Southolm, Pettinain and was purchased by S. Cooper Butchers, Bellshill. Butchers Cattle sold to average 253.6p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 265p, calla 259p, (light) Brockwoodlees 272p, Oldhill 261p, Allanton 246p, BB – Coulterhaugh 223.5p, Gartvaigh 222p. Sim – Craigthornhill 235p. Fries – Millhill 187.5p, West Darlochan 183.5p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Southolm 280p, Brockwoodlees 272p, South Arnloss 266p, Oldhill 262p, Howburn 236p, West Darlochan 229.5p (light) Brockwoodlees 272p, South Arnloss 240p, Kitteymuirhill 231p. BB – Brockwoodlees 271p, Coulterhaugh 261p, Calla 250p, West Darlochan 233.5p. Charl – Machribeg 239p. Sim – Low Knockrioch 216p. Fries – Over Kypeside 172.5p. Young bulls – Lim – Bickerton Hall 230p. Fries – Northflatt 174p. Ayrs – Northflatt 174p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (37) averaged 118p per kg or £1,325 for an 822kg Lim from Allanton Farming, Darvel.

Dairy Cows; (20) averaged 100p per kg and sold to 123p or £1,055 for an 860kg Ho from R. & E. Fleming, Goslington, Stonehouse.

Otm; (7) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 186p and £1,125 for a 604kg Lim hfr from Carskiey Ltd, Southend, Campbeltown.

Bulls; (2) averaged 113p per kg and sold to 114p and £1,115 for a 980kh Char from D. Hyslop, Clydesdale, Lamington.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Allanton (Lim) £1,325, Allanton (Lim) £1,105, Allanton (AAx) £1,025, Allanton (Lim) £1,015, Carskiey (Chx) £925, Clydeside (Smx) £925. Dairy – Goslington (Ho) £1,055, West Tarbrax (Ho) £885, Moy (Ho) £865, Kirklands (Hf) £825, West Tarbrax (Hf) £795, Kirklands (Hf) £785. Otm – Carskiey (Lim) £1,125, Carskiey (Chx) £915, Newlands (Ay) £825.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Allanton (Lim) 161p, Allanton (Lim) 145p, Carskiey (Chx) 144p, Carskiey (Lim) 144p, Stobo Home (Lim) 142p, Stobo Home (Lim) 139p. Dairy – Goslington (Ho) 123p, Kirklands (Hf) 118p, Moy (Ho) 115p, Kirklands (Hf) 114p, West Tarbrax (Hf) 112p, West Drumlemble (Hol) 111p. Otm – Carskiey (Lim) 186p, Carskiey (Chx) 171p, Stobo Home (Lim) 129p.