Mon 13 October [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 13 October

Lanark Lawrie and Symington Primestock Sale 13th October 2014

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 8 Dairy Cattle, 34 Prime Cattle, 42 Cast Cows, 3 Calves and 3439 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 13th October 2014.

Dairy Cattle (8) averaged £1,551. Top Price was £1,720 twice from T. L. Trainer, Byretown Farm, Lanark.

Hfrs in-milk – Byretown £1,720, £1,720, £1,680, Westtown £1,580, Meadowbank £1,500, £1,480.

Calves (3) Bull – Burnfoot £295, £220. Hfrs – Burnfoot £340.

Prime Cattle; (34) a top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 578kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Son, Muirhead, Glasgow. Butchers cattle sold to average 239.9p per kg.

Lim blks – Heatheryhall 248p, 245p. Hf – East Crookedstone 157p, Millhill 153p, 147p.

Lim hfrs – Brockwoodlees 254p, 253p, 250p, 249p. Sim – Bogside 203p, 200p. BRB – Knowetop 200p. Bulls – Millmoor (Lim) 175p, Northflatt (Bf) 151p, (Ay) 134p.

Cast cows; Beef; (14) averaged 117p per kg and sold to 151p and to £1,035 for a 686kg Lim from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie. Dairy; (17) averaged 81p per kg and sold to 101p and £745 for a 740kg Hf from W. S. Woodside, Boghall, Biggar. Otm; (10) averaged 120p per kg and sold to 158p and £1,145 for a 724kg Smx hfr from R. & A. Grant, West Blackmoss, Strathaven. Bull (1) sold to £925 for a 1,204kg Hf from R. Adam & Son, South Gilmerton, Edinburgh.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Brockwoodlees (Lim) £1,035, Hillend (Lim)( £905, Cloverhill (Lim) £895, Spango (BBx) £885, Balgray (Smx) £875. Dairy – Boghall (Hf) £745, Boghall (Ho) £705, West Brackenbridge (Hf) £675, Kilbank (Hf) £675. Otm – West Blackmoss (Smx) £1,145, Mid Breich (Bs) £945, Mid Breich (Bs) £855. Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Brockwoodlees (Lim) 151p, Balgray (Smx) 140p, Hillend (Lim) 137p, Spango (BBx) 128p, Hillend (Lim) 127p. Dairy – Boghall (Hf) 101p, Kilbank (Hf) 100p, West Brackenbridge (Hf) 97p, Kilbank (Hf) 97p, 96p. Otm – West Blackmoss (Smx) 158p, West Carnduff (Lim) 150p, Mid Breich (Bs) 133p, Murrays (Ho) 127p. Prime and Cast Sheep; (3439)  New Season Lambs (2566) averaged 151.6p per kg and sold to 193.3p per kg for a 45kg pen of Beltex from A. M. Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow and to £87.50 gross for a 45kg pen of Beltex from A. M. Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow,

173 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 156.6p per kg to a top of 177.1p per kg for a pen of Beltex from H. J. P. Sheddon, Burnfoot, Muirkirk. Tex - £64 Back Hareshaw, Bel - £68 Midtown, £65 Greenwall £64 & £62 Burnfoot. Chev - £60 Smiddyhill. B. Face - £62 High Crewburn. 1733 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 156.7p per kg and sold to a top of 193.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. M. Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow. Tex - £81.50 & £75 Collielaw, £74.50 Whitelees, £73.50 Birks, £72 Townfoot. Bel - £87 & £76.50 Nether Skellyhill, £76 Haswellsykes, £74 Greenwall, £72 Dovecot. Suff - £68 West Letham, £68 Lochurd, £67.50 Altarstone, £67.50 Greenhill. Char - £65 Lochhill. S. Mule - £62 Greenfield, £62 Walston Mill, £61 Nether Abington. B. Face - £60 Handaxwood.

620 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 139.6p per kg top 170.7p per kg for a pen of Texel from Clark Farms, Lea Meadow, Braidwood. Tex - £79 & £77 Collielaw, £78.50 Lea Meadows, £74.50 Daviesdykes. Bel - £70.50 Midlock, £70.50 Westmains. Suff - £69 & £68.50 Hillend, £69 & £68 Kailzie Mains, £67.50 Howford. Rousin - £70.50 Westmains.

40 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 127p per kg top 136.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains. Tex - £73 & £72.50 Daviesdyke, £71.50 Westmains. Bel - £71.50 Midlock. Suff - £71 Kailzie Mains.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (873) averaged £55.39. Ewes – Tex – Daviesdykes £117.50, Eastfield £116.50, Drochil Cottage £103.50, Drochil Castle £103.50. G. Face – Wormiston £76.50, Mossplatt £75.50. B. Face – Corsebank £64.50, Threestanes £58.50. Chev – Oliver Farm £68.50. Char – Townfoot £85.50. Rams – Suff – Wormiston £104.50, B. Face – Eastfield £65.50. Bel – Townfoot £113.50.