Mon 1 September [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 1 September

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 6 Dairy Cattle, 37 Prime Cattle, 66 Cast Cows, 16 Calves and 4345 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 1st September 2014.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (4345)  New Season Lambs (3430) averaged 154.8p per kg and sold to 203.6p per kg for a 42kg pen of Texel from R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie and to £85.50 gross for a pen of 42kg pen of Texel from R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie.

323 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 157.8p per kg to a top of 179.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from T. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath. Tex – £66 & £64 Carlinside, £65 Meadows. Bel - £70 Muirhouse, £64 Felton, £63 Drumbuie, £63 Netherton. Chev - £61 Over Glaisnock.

2596 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 156.8p per kg and sold to a top of 203.6per kg for a pen of Texel from R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie. Tex - £85.50 & £85 Bengall, £84.50 & £79.50 Collielaw, £79 Daviesdykes, £79 Eastlaw. Bel - £76 & £75 Calla, £73.50 Newmill, £70 Laight. Suff - £70 Hardington Mains, £68.50 Netherhill, £68 Hillend. Chev - £66 Muirhouse. B. Face - £61 Newton. Bleu Du Maine - £83.50 Jeanfield.

495 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 143.2p per kg Top 172.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. & A. Currie, Bogside, Carluke. Tex - £83 & £79.50 Bogside, £81.50 & £79.50 Daviesdykes. Bel - £79.50 Daviesdykes. Suff - £77.50 Hills of Dalserf, £75 Kailzie Mains, £71 Netherurd Mains.

11 Super Lambs (52.1kg +) averaged 144.6p per kg Top 157.4p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. R. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains. Tex - £85 Daviesdykes, £83.50 East Cauldcoats, £83 Polquhairn.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (915) averaged £60.30 Ewes – Tex – Rusha £120.50 & £101.50, Greenbank £109.50, Feoch £98.50, Ingraston £98.50. Suff – Gosland £96.50, Carwood £94.50. G. Face – Easter Bush £89.50, Calton £75.50. B. Face – Gair £64.50, Crosswoodburn £58.50. Chev – Bengall £78.50, Muirhouse £77.50. Rams – Suff – Crairiehill £108.50.

Dairy Cattle (6) averaged £1,655. Top Price was £1,950 for Ho Heifer in milk from W. Wilson Frame, Craigthornhill, Glassford. Hfrs in-milk – Craigthornhill £1,950, £1,920, Muirsland £1,880, £1,750.

Calves (15) Bull – Strawfrank (Lim) £400, Burnfoot (Lim) £365, Broadfield (AAx) £340, Burnfoot (Lim) £300, West Tarbrax (Ho) £185. Hfrs – Burnfoot (Lim) £355, Broadfield (Lim) £205.

Prime Cattle; (37) a top price of 246p per kg was realised for a 516kg BB hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead.  Butchers cattle sold to average 231.6p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Feoch 220p, Mid Hartwood 185.5p (light) Feoch 218p. BB – Howburn 227p, Muirburn 227p, Kitteymuirhill 205p. Hfd – Crofthead 197.5p, Lonsdale 189.5p. Fries – Mid Hartwood 142p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 245p, Muirburn 236p, Castlehill 234p (light) Brockwoodlees 246p, Muirburn 237p, Howburn 229p. BB – Brockwoodlees 245p. Sim – West Mains 220p. Young Bulls – Lim – Carlindean 163.5p. Fries – Northflatt 135.5p. Ayrs – Whitecraigs 128p.

Cast cows; Beef; (18) averaged 137p per kg and sold to 166p for a 658kg and to £1,275 for a 770kg Lim from D. T. Gardiner & Son, Lupus, Lesmahagow.

Dairy; (35) averaged 89p per kg and sold to 120p for a 530kg Ayr from W. S. Millar & Son, Newlands, Uddingston and to £855 for an 800kg Hf from Greentowers, Cartland.  

Otm; (11) averaged 87p per kg and sold to 158p and to £1,155 for a 732kg Lim hfr from D. T. Gardiner & Son, Lupus, Lesmahagow.

Bull (2) averaged 86p per kg and sold to 86p and £835 for a 968kg Hf from C. & J. Fleming, Craigthorn, Glassford.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Lupus (Lim) £1,275, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,185, Lupus (Lim) £1,105, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,085, £995. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £855, Hillend (Hf) £835, Hillhead (Hf) £815, Greentowers (Hf) £865, Shotlinn (Hf) £755. Otm – Lupus (Lim) £1,115, Hillhead (Hf) £755, Langholm (Hf) £685.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Lupus (Lim) 166p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 156p, 144p. Dairy – Newlands (Ay) 120p, Greentowers ()Hf) 110p, Hillhead (Hf) 108p, Greentowers (Hf) 107p, Shotlinn (Mox) 102p. Otm – Lupus (Lim) 158p, Langholm (Hf) 104p, Hillhead (Hf) 99p.