Mon 20 October [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 20 October

Lanark Lawrie and Symington Monday 20th October 2014

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 40 Prime Cattle, 79 Cast Cows and 3960 Prime and Cast Sheep

Prime Cattle; (40) a top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 564kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 228.7p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Kepscaith 223.5p, West Dykes 221.5p, Hill 217p, Kitteymuirhill 154.5p, Millhill 154p, Blackbog 140p. AA – Malletsheugh 214p. LR – Malletsheugh 209.5p.  

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 255p, Kitteymuirhill 217p, Stonebyres Mains 216p, Stobo Home 212p. (light) Brockwoodlees 250p, Kitteymuirhill 212p. BB – Brockwoodlees 249p.

Cast cows; Beef; (40) averaged 117p per kg and sold to 153p for a 724kg Lim x from J. & I. Lindsay, Bushelhead, Carluke and to £1,145 for a 766kg SA from W. & A. M. Aitken, Scotstounbank, Blyth Bridge. Dairy; (21) averaged 87p per kg and sold to 110p and £885 for an 802kg Hf from Greentowers, Lanark. Otm; (17) averaged 138p per kg and sold to 191p and £1,105 for a 580kg Chx hfr from G. Watson & Co., The Law, Dechmont.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Scotstounbank (Sa) £1,145, Bushelhead (Lim) £1,105, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,065, Scotstounbank (Sax) £1,035, Goodockhill (Smx) £985. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £885, Greentowers (Smx) £815, Shotlinn (Mox) £785, Swaites (Ay) £765, Moat Mains (Bfx) £765.  Otm – The Law (Chx) £1,105, Nether Fauldhouse (Sm) £1,045, Moatmains (Mri) v£1,015, Lonsdale (AAx) £985. Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Bushelhead (Lim) 153p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 152p, Scotstounbank (Sa) 150p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 140p, Scotstounbank (Sax) 135p, Newbigging Mill (AA) 131p. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) 110p, Greentowers (Hf) 106p, Moat Mains (Bfx) 106p, Swaites (Ay) 104p, Shotlinn (Mox) 98p. Otm – The Law (Chx) 191p, Nether Fauldhouse (Sm) 174p, Lonsdale (AAx) 169p, Moat Mains (Mri) 157p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3960)  New Season Lambs (3046) averaged 151.7p per kg and sold to 194.2p per kg for a 43kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £83.50 gross for a 43kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.

279 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 155.2p per kg to a top of 173p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. & A. Blackwood, Midtown, Coalburn. Tex - £63.50 Littlegill, £63 Burnbrae, £61 Rowantreehill. Bel - £64 Midtown, £64 Felton. Suff - £60.50 Dykehead.

2063 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 154.5p per kg and sold to a top of 194.2p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex – £83.50 & £79.50 Collielaw, £76 Auchtygemmel, £75.50 Hillend. Bel - £83 Dovecot, £82.50 Calla, £79 West Letham, £78.50Drumbuie. Suff - £68.50 & £68 Howford, £67.50 Dykehole, £67 Lawhead. Char - £74 & £72 Haspielaw.

629 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 142.1p per kg top 163p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. Legatte, Stramolloch, Chapelton. Tex - £74 Dillars, £73.50 Auchtygemmel, £73.50 Daviesdykes. Bel - £75 Stramolloch, £72 Ingraston. Suff - £70.50 Southmains, £70.50 Westtown, £70 Hazelside. Char - £76.50 Haspielaw.

57 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 132.3p per kg top 138.9p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. & J. Sommerville, Westerhouse, Carluke. Tex - £78.50 Auldhouseburn, £75 Westerhouse, £74.50 Thinacres. Suff - £72.50 Southmains.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (914) averaged £55.62. Ewes – Tex – Rusha £114.50 & £112.50, Hartwood Home Farm £97.50, Dillars £96.50 & £95.50, Swaites £90.50. Suff – Skerrington Mains £87.50, Gillbank £86.50. G. Face – Columbie £79.50, Strutherhead £76.50. B. Face – Posso £59.50, Peatpotts £58.50, Chev – Eastertown £62.50. Char – Laigh Cleughearn £87.50. Bel – Gillbank £93.50. Rams – Tex – Drumelzier £128.50, Strutherhead £89.50. B. Face – Sweetshawhead £79.50.