Sale Date: Mon 8 September
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold, 33 Prime Cattle, 66 Cast Cows, and 2457 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 8th September 2014.
Prime Cattle; (33) a top price of 252p per kg was realised for a 588kg BB hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark/ Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 228.3p per kg.
Lim blks – Westtown 207.5p. Sim – Hall of Carnduff 209.5p, Mid Hartwood 206p, Crookedstonemuir 188p. AA – Crookedstonemuir 194p. BB – Lonsdale 189.5p. Hfd – Crofthead 202.5p. Fries – South Lanridge 154p, Mid Hartwood 148p, Crookedstonemuir 147.5p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 250p, Muirburn 234p, Undershieldhill 217p. (light) Brockwoodlees 247p, Muirburn 234p. BB – Brockwoodlees 252p, Southholm 233p, Under Shieldhill 214p. Sim – Westmains 218p. AA – Strawfrank 194p.
Cast cows; Beef; (35) averaged 126p per kg and sold to 160p and to £1,125 for a 702kg Lim from Allanton Farming, Allanton, Darvel.
Dairy; (19) averaged 86p per kg and sold to 105p and £875 for an 830kg Ho from R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie.
Otm; (11) averaged 114p per kg and sold to 160p and to £945 for a 592kg Lim hfr from DA. W. Bryson, Mafflat, Quarter.
Bull (1) sold to 109p per kg and £1,095 for a 1008kg Char from R. & B. Dickie, Spango, Sanquhar.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Allanton (Lim) £1,125, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,065, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,025, Robiesland (Lim) £995, Balgray (Bax) £955. Dairy – Bengall (Ho) £875, Couch (Hf) £745, Greentowers (Hf) £695, Greentowers (Hf) £685, Auldhouse (Hf) £635. Otm – Mafflat (Lim) £945, Boghall (Hf) £895, Boghall (Hf) £885.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Allanton (Lim) 160p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 151p, Balgray (Bax) 143p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 141p, Millwell (Lim) 136p. Dairy – Bengall (Ho) 105p, Couch (Hf) 101p, Greentowers (Hf) 97p, Greentowers (Hf) 96p, Auldhouse (Hf) 94p. Otm – Mafflat (Lim) 160p, Mafflat (Lim) 146p, Bagmoors (AAx) 125p.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (2457) New Season Lambs (1779) averaged 150.5p per kg and sold to 181.9p per kg for a 47kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £85.50 gross for a pen of 47kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke
119 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 149.1p per kg to a top of 179.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. A. Blackwood, Midtown, Coalburn. Tex – £63.50 Ryeflatt, £60 Midtown. Bel - £70 Midtown, £63.50 Muirhouse, £60 High Parks.
312 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 153.4p per kg and sold to a top of 178.1p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. & A. Blackwood, Midtown, Coalburn. Tex – £78.50 & £73.50 Collielaw, £73.50 Greenbank, £72.50 High Parks. Bel - £75 Calla, £75 Clonhie, £74 & £72 Dovecot. Suff - £68 Lawhead, £67 Threestanes, £67 Netherhill, £64 West Torphin. S. Mule - £59.50 Westpark, £59 Low Polquheys.
312 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 141.1p per kg Top 181.9p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £85.50, £80 & £79.50 Collielaw, £78.50 Dykehole. Bel - £76 Haspielaw, £72.50 Calla. Suff - £69 Carwood, £67 Auchenbainzie, £66 Glendouran. Char - £69 Little Kype. Rousin - £70 Bengall. Mill Bleu - £68 Haspielaw.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (678) averaged £52.90. Ewes – Tex – Mitchellhill £118.50, Bengall £108.50, Lawhead £107.50. Suff – West Shawtonhill £98.50. G. Face – Scotstounbank £77.50, Drochil Castle £76.50. B. Face – Dalblair £63.50, Calla £59.50. Chev – Kinnox £88.50 & £73.50, Dalhanna £72.50. Bleu Du Maine – Calla £89.50. Rams – Tex – Mitchellhill £116.50, Greenbank £88.50. Chev – Lochurd £77.50. Lleyn – Newlands £93.50.