Sale Date: Mon 15 September
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 6 Dairy Cattle, 47 Prime Cattle, 57 Cast Cows, 8 Calves and 3571 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 15th September 2014.
Dairy Cattle (6) averaged £1618. Top Price was £1880 for Hf Heifer in milk from M Baillie & Sons, Muirland, Bankfoot. Hfrs in-milk – Muirland £1,880, Meadowbank £1,850 & £1,780.
Calves (8) Bull – Howes Way (Lim) £450, Broadfield (AAx) £135, £120, North Quarter (Bfx) £115. Hfrs – Howes Way (Hex) £420.
Prime Cattle; (47) a top price of 250p per kg was realised for a 556kg BB hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 226.8p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Muirburn 230p, Crookedstonemuir 210.5p, Hill 210p, Blackbog 202.5p (light) Muirburn 232p. B – Howburn 232p. Sim – Hall of Carnduff 203.5p. FKV – High Crewburn 199.5p. NRX – High Crewburn 159.5p. Fries – Blackbog 156p, Crookedstonemuir 154.5p, Boghall 148.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 250p, Glenside 217p, Mid Hartwood 213p. (light) Brockwoodlees 247p, Glenside 223p, Howburn 212p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p, Craigthorn 199p, Blackbog 197p. Sim –Westmains 218p. Charl – Haspielaw 195p. AA – West Dykes 209p. Young Bulls – Lim – Glenside 185p.
Cast cows; Beef; (32) averaged 123p per kg and sold to 156p for a 752kg Ch from J. Wight & Sons, Carwood, Biggar and to £1,195 for an 852kg Chx from R. Drummond, Forth Mains, Forth.
Dairy; (14) averaged 76p per kg and sold to 113p and £855 for an 760kg Hf from Greentowers Farms Ltd, Lanark.
Otm; (9) averaged 124p per kg and sold to 169p for a 620kg Chx hfr from A. Fennessey, Bracken, Strathaven and to £1,055 for a 640kg Lim hfr from J. Wight & Sons, Carwood, Biggar.
Bull (2) averaged 104p and sold to 105p per kg and £1,005 for a 958kg Char from R. & B. Dickie, Spango, Sanquhar.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Forth Mains (Chx) £1,195, Carwood (Ch) £1,175, Parklea (Lim) £1,145, Parklea (BBx) £1,025, Parklea (Lim) £975. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £855, Letham (Hf) £705, South Gilmourton (Hf) £655. Otm – Carwood (Lim) £1,055, Bracken (Chx) £1,045, Bonnington Mains (Lim) £825.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Carwood (Ch) 156p, Parklea (Lim) 142p, Forth Mains (Chx) 140p, Parklea (Lim) 140p, Parklea (BBx) 135p. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) 113p, Letham (Hf) 109p, Greentowers (Bf) 94p.
Otm – Bracken (Chx) 169p, Carwood (Lim) 143p, Bonnington Mains (Lim) 143p.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (3571) New Season Lambs (2563) averaged 150.9p per kg and sold to 189.8p per kg for a 44kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £85 gross for a pen of 46kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke
213 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 150.8p per kg to a top of 166.7p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath. Tex - £64.50 Viewfield, £60 Mid Nemphlar. Bel - £65 & £61 Muirhouse.
2021 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 152.4 per kg and sold to a top of 189.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £83.50, £83 & £77.50 Collielaw, £83 Westmains, £75.50 Rusha., Bel - £77 Little Kype, £71.50 Biggarshiels. Suff - £67 Newton of Wiston, £67 Howford, £66.50 Burnbrae & West Torphin. Char - £65.50 Lochhill. S. Mule - £62 Spango, £61 Liagh Carnduff, £61 Greenfield.
329 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 141.6p per kg Top 184.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £85 & £80 Collielaw, £78.50 Walesly, £77 Over Kypeside. Suff - £73.50 Mount Lothian, £73.50 Cloverhill, £73.50 Threestane.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (1008) averaged £50.17. Ewes – Tex – Hartside £137.50 & £107.50, Burnockstone £98.50, Brackenridge £97.50. G. Face – Blackburn £80.50, Howburn £79.50. B. Face – Gosland £60.50, Culterallers £60.50. Chev – Townfoot £79.50, Howburn £72.50. Rams – Trx – Castlebrocket £125.50, Rusha £114.50. B. Face – Baddinsgill £79.50. Char – Grangehall £124.50.